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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
This path-breaking book explains the processes through which the heterogeneous population of Roma in Europe constitutes itself into a transnational collective identity through the practices and discourses of everyday life, as well as through those of identity politics. It illustrates how the collective identity formation of the Roma in Europe is constituted... more...
- 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 to understand... more...
- 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...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
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...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 38.00
Colonial administrator, writer, explorer, Buddhist, and friend to Chinas last emperor, Sir Reginald Johnston (18741938) 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...