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Amades, Joan, 1890-1959

(Updated 03/10/2018)

Joan Amades i Gelats (Barcelona,1890-1959). A self-taught anthropologist and folklorist. He dedicated his life to the study and collection of traditional and popular culture in Catalonia.

Within his extensive bibliography there includes:

Biblioteca de tradicions populars (42 volumes, 1933-1936)

Folklore de Catalunya (3 volumes, 1950-1969)

Costumari català (5 volumes, 1950-1956)


Joan Amades Collection at the Documentation Centre of the Direcció General de Cultura Popular, Associacionisme i Acció Culturals

Joan Amades Collection at the Digital Memory of Catalonia

Joan Amades Cultural Association