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History of Romanies

  • Herstellung und Reproduktion sozialer Grenzenby Ute Koch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 53.77

    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...

  • Gypsiesby Diane Tong

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • 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...

  • Another Darkness, Another Dawnby Becky Taylor

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 39.00

    Vilified and marginalized, the Romani people?widely referred to as Gypsies, Roma, and Travellers?are seen as a people without place, either geographically or socially, no matter where they live or what they do. In this new chronological history of the Romani,  Another Darkness, Another Dawn  demonstrates how their experiences provide a way... more...

  • In Search of the True Gypsyby Wim Willems

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    It has only been recognised tardily and with reluctance that during the Second World War hundreds of thousands of itinerants met the same horrendous fate as Jews and other victims of Nazism. Gypsies appear to appeal to the imagination simply as social outcasts and scapegoats or, in a flattering but no more illuminating light, as romantic outsiders.... more...

  • No Place to Call Homeby Katharine Quarmby

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    They are reviled. For centuries the Roma have wandered Europe; during the Holocaust half a million were killed. After World War II and during the Troubles, a wave of Irish Travellers moved to England to build a better, safer life. They found places to settle down?but then, as Occupy was taking over Wall Street and London, the vocal Dale Farm community... more...

  • After All These Yearsby Maggie Smith-Bendell

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Set in the context of the Gypsies? long and rich history, this autobiography secures the memories of the old ways of Gypsy life and culture at the dawn of the 21st century. Full of the author?s vivid recollections, these pages recount her experiences growing up as a Gypsy in rural England. At the heart of her story is her ?gorgie mush,? Terry, whom... more...

  • The Horsiemanby Duncan Williamson

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 10.99

    Duncan Williamson was the son, grandson and great grandson of nomadic tinsmiths, basket makers, pipers and storytellers. In this book, he describes his life as a traveller with verve, candour and intimacy, recounting a childhood spent on the shores of Loch Fyne, work on the small hill farms in the summer, walking with barrows and prams and later with... more...

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

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 20.61

    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...

  • 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...