J.R. ('Jack') Goody by Eric Hobsbawm
Jack Goody (c.1918-)
is one of the major figures in British anthropology. He was William
Wyse Professor in Cambridge and has written many books on kinship,
literacy, culture and many other subjects. Here he talks to Eric Hobsbawm,
whom he had known since the 1930's, about his undergraduate education
in Cambridge and his first encounters with anthropology. Filmed at
his house in 1991. This is an extract from a 90 minute interview.
filmed by Alan Macfarlane.