Parfitt, Tudor (Vernon)
PARFITT, Tudor (Vernon)
PARFITT, Tudor (Vernon). British, b. 1944. Genres: History, Theology/ Religion, Travel/Exploration. Career: Professor in Hebrew and Jewish Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, since 1974. Lecturer, University of Toronto, 1972-74; Parkes Fellow, University of Southampton, 1977; Chairman, Centre of Near & Middle East Studies, 1996. Wingate Prize for Literature, 1992. Publications: (Trans. with Glenda Abramson) Great Tranquillity, by Yehuda Amichai, 1982; (with Glenda Abramson) The Great Transition, 1985; Operation Moses, 1985; The Thirteenth Gate, 1987; The Jews in Palestine 1800-1882, 1987; Journey to the Vanished City, 1992, 1996; The Road to Redemption, 1996; (with E. Trevisan-semi) The Beta Israel: Ethiopia and Israel, 1998. Address: c/o Dept. of Near and Middle East Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London WC1H OX5, England.