MACFARLANE, Prof. Alan Donald James; son of Donald Kennedy Macfarlane
(died 1976), and Iris, born Rhodes James.
20 December 1941, in Assam, India.
Dragon School, Sedbergh, Worcester College, Oxford (MA, D.Phil), L.S.E.
(M.Phil.), SOAS (Ph.D.)
1st. 1966 (dissolved) Gillian Ions; 1 daughter (Katharine, born 1970);
2nd. 1981, Sarah Harrison, born Tarring.
of Cambridge: lecturer in social anthropology 1975-81, reader in historical
anthropology 1981, professor of anthropological science 1991-2009; Emeritus
Professor 2009 on; King's College, Cambridge: senior research fellow
in history, 1971-74; Fellow 1981-2009; Life Fellow 2009 on.
gardening, second-hand book hunting, walking, filming.
: Projects : Life
in Tudor and Stuart England (1970)
Family Life of Ralph Josselin (1970)
and Population (1976)
Diary of Ralph Josselin (1976) (editor)
Historical Communities (1977)
Origins of English Individualism (1978)
Justice and the Mare's Ale (1981)
Guide to English Historical Records (1983)
and Love in England (1986)
Culture of Capitalism (1987)
Jacobs, The Nagas (1990)
Pignede, The Gurungs (1993)
(co-editor and translator with Sarah Harrison)
Savage Wars of Peace (1997)
Riddle of the Modern World (2000)
Making of the Modern World (2001)
Glass Bathscaphe: How Glass Changed the World (2002) (with Gerry
Gold: The Empire of Tea (2003) (with Iris Macfarlane)
to Lily (2005)
Through the Looking Glass (2007)
on Cambridge (2009)
Days (with Jamie Bruce Lockhart) (2012)
of the Modern World: Wang Gouwei lectures (Chinese) (due 2013)