1st Edition. Original Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 200 pages ; 22 cm. In English. Johanna Spector’s copy of a rare work on Indian Jewry. "The only one of her immediate family to survive the Nazi holocaust, Johanna Spector decided in the aftermath of World War II to devote herself to the study of Jewish music. Since then, her ethnomusicological studies have documented the culture of some of the most exotic of Jewish communities… Spector is a highly regarded ethnomusicologist who holds memberships in a wide variety of professional associations: the American Anthropological Association; the American Musicological Society; the International Folk Music Council; the African Musican Society; the Society for Ethnomusicology, in which she served as New York City chapter secretary-treasurer from 1960 to 1964; and the Asian Music Society, in which she served as president from 1974 to 1978 and vice president since 1964. She founded the Society for the Preservation of Samaritan Culture in 1971." (JWA, 2016) Includes notes from Spector throughout and a handwritten note to Spector from an Indian colleague. Also includes a handwritten family tree of the prominent Sassoon family that belonged to Spector. SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- India -- Kerala -- History. Cover is badly worn. Insinde pages clear. Overall about good condition. (SPEC-42-30). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE SHINGLY HEBREWS [SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR]
Publisher: Trivandrum: Sachethana
Publication Date: 1989
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