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History of Romanies

  • 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$ 29.99

    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...

  • Foreigners, Refugees or Minorities?by Didier Bigo; Sergio Carrera; Elspeth Guild

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    This book examines the relationship of citizenship, ethnicity and international relations and how these three aspects of the State, its people and its neighbours relate to one another. It studies the wide issue of international relations, citizenship and minority discrimination through the lens of the case study of European Roma who seek refugee status... more...

  • Das Projekt Europa in der Dialektik von freiem Markt und sozialer Gerechtigkeitby Christiane Dietze

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 50.64

    Die Autorin geht der Frage einer sozialen Dimension Europas nach und beschreibt die Herausforderungen, vor denen die Mitgliedstaaten und die Europäische Union bei der Koordinierung ökonomischer und sozialer Zielsetzungen zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts stehen. Die zwischen der praktischen Idee eines Europas des freien Marktes und der des sozialen Europas... more...

  • Exploring Gypsinessby Ada I. Engebrigtsen

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    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...

  • Stichwortby Ingrid Gogolin; Harm Kuper; Heinz-Hermann Krüger; Jürgen Baumert

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.95

    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... 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$ 97.99

    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$ 33.99

    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...