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The Gypsies / Edition 2
     

The Gypsies / Edition 2

by Angus Fraser
 

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ISBN-10: 0631196056

ISBN-13: 9780631196051

Pub. Date: 03/02/1995

Publisher: Wiley

Since their unexplained appearance in Europe over nine centuries ago, the Gypsies have refused to fall in with conventional settled life. They remain a people whose culture and customs are beset with misunderstanding, and who cling to their distinct identity in the teeth of persistent rejection and pressure to conform. This book describes their history.

Overview

Since their unexplained appearance in Europe over nine centuries ago, the Gypsies have refused to fall in with conventional settled life. They remain a people whose culture and customs are beset with misunderstanding, and who cling to their distinct identity in the teeth of persistent rejection and pressure to conform. This book describes their history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631196051
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/02/1995
Series:
Peoples of Europe Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
374
Sales rank:
905,707
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1. Origins.

2. Early Migrations.

3. Into the Byzantine Empire and the Balkans.

4. The Great Trick.

5. The Turn of the Tide.

6. Pressure of the Gyves.

7. Forces for Change.

8. The Approach to Avernus.

9. Modern Times.

Bibliography.

Index.

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