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Goody, Jack

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Personal name headingGoody, Jack
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Variant(s)Goody, John Rankine
Birth date1919-07-27
Death date2015-07-15
Place of birthLondon (England)
Place of deathCambridge (England)
Field of activityAnthropology
AffiliationSt. John's College (University of Cambridge)
Profession or occupationAnthropologists
Found inHis The social organisation of the LoWiili, 1956.
Institutional and cultural variables in Africa's ... 2000: t.p. (Jack Goody, St. John's College, Cambridge) pref. (Professor)
Death, property and the ancestors, 2004 (c1962): t.p. (Jack Goody) verso t.p. (copyright John R Goody)
The theft of history, 2006: CIP t.p. (Jack Goody) data sheet (b. July 27, 1919)
Scotsman WWW site, viewed Aug. 25, 2015 (Sir Jack Goody, Kt, anthropologist; born: 27 July, 1919, in London; died: 16 July, 2015, in Cambridge, aged 95; John “Jack” Rankine Goody; won a scholarship to read English at St John's, Cambridge, in 1938; returned to St John's to study for a PhD in anthropology, which he completed in 1954; between 1954 and 1984, he taught social anthropology at Cambridge University, starting as an assistant lecturer and finally serving as the William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology from 1973 until 1984--a post which he continued to hold in Emeritus)
Associated languageeng