« 2018. #1 (139)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 1 (139), 48–56

UDK 930.2:39(477.86/.87)]:001.814


Received 23.11.2017


Kyrchiv Roman Fedorovych, scientist-folklorist, ethnologist and literary scholar, doctor of philological sciences (1980), professor (1994), full member of the T. Shevchenko Scientific Society (1992), academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School (1997), Honored figure of science and technology of Ukraine (2008).

Abstract. The author, who was involved from the very beginning in the implementation of the project for the creation of a historical-ethnographic monograph «Boikivshchyna» (publishing house «Naukova Dumka», 1983), shares memories of the painstaking process of preparation and writing of this work, about echoes in scientific circles about it. Much attention is paid to the search work of the authors of the monograph during field expeditions in all parts of ethnographic Boikivshchyna, and in those ordeals that they had to pass in order to publish in the Soviet era this scientific study into the world.

 Keywords: diaspora «Boikivshchyna», «Boikivshchyna» of the Kiev edition of 1983, historical and ethnographic research, ethnographic study, ethnographic regions.


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