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History of Romanies

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • All Change!by Damian Le Bas; Thomas Acton

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Offering new perspectives on the Romani experience, this volume investigates the culture?s origins, history, and identity. Written by leading Romani scholars, this authoritative account considers various topics, including how linguistics has clarified the origins of the Roma, how Gypsies have been classified in Russian research, and how the history... 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 to understand... more...

  • Big Louie & Meby George Locke

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Beginning with the author?s great-grandmother?s affair with a Gypsy boy in 1869, this warmhearted memoir chronicles the Gypsy life in a very close-knit community in the UK's Black Country. From a lifetime teeming with incident, George Locke shares the best stories from the old days, including run-ins with the police, gamekeepers, and Gypsy-haters,... 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...

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

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 45.70

    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...

  • 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...

  • Gypsies and Travellersby Joanna Richardson; Andrew Ryder

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 42.95

    This topical book examines and debates a range of themes facing Gypsies and Travellers in British Society, including health, social policy, employment and education. more...