Shiv`im Sipurim VE-SIPUR MI-PI Yehude Tunisyah.

Item #17925

Jerusalem: Bi-tefutsot ha-golah, 1966. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 267 pages. Contains illustrations, facsimiles, maps. In Hebrew with preface in English. Noy is a scholar in Jewish folklore. His books cover a wide range of Jewish folklore: European, North African, Yemenite, and others. Born in Kolomyja, Poland, he graduated from a Polish secondary school, and then immigrated to Palestine where he began his academic studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Noy's contribution to Jewish folklore has been pioneering. He founded and directed the Haifa Ethnological Museum and Folklore Archives (1956–1982) and edited the Israel Folktale Archives Publications series until 1981. He founded the Israel Folklore Archives, the largest treasure of Jewish folktales recorded in Israel. He was director of the Hebrew University Folklore Research Center from 1968 and edited Studies, its journal. He served as the Encyclopaedia Judaica departmental editor for folklore. [Elaine Hoter]SUBJECT(S Tales - Tunisia; Legends, Jewish - Tunisia; Jews - Tunisia - Folklore. OCLC lists 21 copies worldwide. Slight bumping and creasing to edges. Creasing Otherwise in Very Good condition. (SEF-6-4).

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