Gypsies of Britain

Gypsies of Britain

by Janet Keet-Black
     
 

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This title tells the story of the Romany Gypsies in Britain. Where they came from, how they arrived. It explores their travelling way of life and their traditional occupations, including harvesting, making baskets, dealing in horses, fortune telling and rat catching to royalty. Their impact on traditional museum dancing. It reveals their service as preachers and…  See more details below

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This title tells the story of the Romany Gypsies in Britain. Where they came from, how they arrived. It explores their travelling way of life and their traditional occupations, including harvesting, making baskets, dealing in horses, fortune telling and rat catching to royalty. Their impact on traditional museum dancing. It reveals their service as preachers and soldiers and their continuing contribution to life in Britain today.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747813859
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
06/10/2013
Series:
Shire Library , #738
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
56
Sales rank:
857,200
File size:
15 MB
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Meet the Author

Janet Keet-Black is a founder member of the Romany and Traveller Family History Society and is Editor of Romany Routes. She is the author of several Romany-related articles and Hidden Photographs of a Hidden People.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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