INTERVIEW WITH LUCY MAIR


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Interview of Lucy Mair by Jean La Fontaine

Filmed in Lucy Mair's home by Alan Macfarlane and Sarah Harrison in 1983.

Lucy Mair talked of how she became an anthropologist, how she suspects Malinowski hurried her off to fieldwork to prevent her falling under the influence of Radcliffe-Brown, and of the early days of patronage in anthropology

The original is lengthy, this is a very brief excerpt.