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History of Romanies

  • When Stereotype Meets Prejudiceby Timofey Agarin

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99

    Antiziganism is a widespread phenomenon in all European societies. Poor or rich, ‘postcommunist? or ‘traditional?, North or South, with ‘lean? or ‘thick? welfare systems?all European societies demonstrate antiziganist prejudice. All across Europe Romanis are among the poorest, most destitute, and most excluded communities. Widespread prejudice and... more...

  • Scottish Mandarinby Shiona Airlie

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 38.00

    Colonial administrator, writer, explorer, Buddhist, and friend to China’s last emperor, Sir Reginald Johnston (1874–1938) was a distinguished sinologist with a tangled love and family life that he kept secret even from his closest friends. Born and educated in Edinburgh, he began his career in the colony of Hong Kong and eventually became... more...

  • Questioning Gypsy Identityby Brian A. Belton

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 35.99

    Questioning Gypsy Identity: Ethnic Narratives in Britain and America critically examines stories of Gypsy lives against the framework of social theories that illustrate how identity arises out of the cultural complexity of individual biographies, families, and communities. Growing up in an English Gypsy family, Brian Belton offers readers a unique... more...

  • Insiders, Outsiders and Othersby Kalwant Bhopal; Martin Myers

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2008; US$ 23.99

    Examining the contributing factors in the shaping of Gypsy identity in the United Kingdom, this study evaluates both recent and historic tendencies that now misrepresent or overlook Gypsy culture. From examining the implications of skin color to demystifying the often confused history of nomadic settlements, this resource presents an insightful and... more...

  • Exploring Gypsinessby Ada I. Engebrigtsen

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 29.95

    Romania has a larger Gypsy population than most other countries but little is known about the relationship between this group and the non-Gypsy Romanians around them. This book focuses on a group of Rom Gypsies living in a village in Transylvania and explores their social life and cosmology. Because Rom Gypsies are dependent on and define themselves... more...

  • Stichwort: Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaftby Ingrid Gogolin; Harm Kuper; Heinz-Hermann Krüger; Jürgen Baumert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 8.88

    Der vorliegende Band enthält die besten Stichwortbeiträge der ?Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft (ZfE)? aus den vergangenen fünfzehn Jahren und gibt damit einen exzellenten Überblick zu relevanten Forschungsgebieten und Schwerpunkten dieser Zeit. Darin enthalten sind theoretische und methodologische erziehungswissenschaftliche Diskurse sowie ... more...

  • Danger! Educated Gypsyby Ian Hancock; Dileep Karanth

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    Penned by a noted Gypsy scholar, this collection of writings examines Romani history, culture, language, and politics and covers topics that range from responses to the Romani Holocaust and Romani religion to anti-Gypsy racism and oppression. Giving a voice to an often misunderstood community, this record includes personal stories, persuasive research,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Gypsies (Romanies)by Donald Kenrick

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 109.99

    Originating in India, the Gypsies arrived in Europe around the 14th century, spreading not only across the entirety of the continent but also immigrating to the Americas. The first Gypsy migration included farmworkers, blacksmiths, and mercenary soldiers, as well as musicians, fortune-tellers, and entertainers. At first, they were generally welcome... more...

  • The A to Z of the Gypsies (Romanies)by Donald Kenrick

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    The A to Z of the Gypsies (Romanies) seeks to end such prejudice by clarifying the facts about this nomadic people. Through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and aspects of culture, society, economy, and politics, the history... more...

  • Herstellung und Reproduktion sozialer Grenzenby Ute Koch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 53.30

    Trotz einer Vielzahl an Veröffentlichungen zu Sinti und Roma sind bislang kaum empirische Forschungen auf der Basis von teilnehmender Beobachtung und Interviews durchgeführt worden. Eine Analyse der Beschaffenheit der angetroffenen Barrieren fand bisher nicht statt. In einer ethnographischen Fallstudie untersucht Ute Koch die Zuwanderung einer Gruppe... more...