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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Europe.

Subjects:

  • Romanies -- Europe.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJan Yoors.
SeriesA Touchstone book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDX145 .Y66 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3169913M
ISBN 100671493353
LC Control Number83012050

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  i read and study a lot about diffrent countrys and i saw how the gypsies live in romaina and it is pittyful to people are compleatly seperated outcast there in a place were thay cant blend in and live a normal live because thay cant get a brake. from other people. and there is so much pregades. and the gypsies are so lost and so. Romani or Romany (both: rŏm´ənē, rō´–), people known historically in English as Gypsies and their language. 1 A traditionally nomadic people with particular folkways and a unique language, found on every continent; they are sometimes also called Roma, from the name of a major subgroup. Historically known in English as Gypsies or Gipsies because of an inaccurate idea . Irish Travellers (Irish: an lucht siúil, meaning "the walking people") are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group whose members maintain a set of traditions. They are predominantly English-speaking, though many also speak Shelta, and the majority are Catholics.. Although they are often referred to as "Gypsies", Irish Travellers' genetic origin and relation to Romani Gypsies is Ireland: 30, (). Sonia Meyer's novel Dosha, Flight of the Russian Gypsies. About Romani in the s Soviet Union. Levi Pinfold's children's book The Django (), inspired by Romani musician Django Reinhardt; Stef Penney's novel The Invisible Ones. Ray Lovell, a small-time PI of Gypsy descent, is hired to investigate the disappearance of a.

  It details how Gypsies used con games (apparently right up until when the book was written and beyond) to earn a living, including phony "occult" scams played upon gullible non-gypsies or "bujos", such as fortunetelling, psychics, curses, and also more mundane scams, such as having their kids swallow diamond rings at posh jewlery stores Cited by: 7.   Texas-based sisters Amie and Jolie Sikes (you know them as the Junk Gypsies) have turned their love for cast-offs into a booming family business—and now a book! Here's a glimpse of the clever repurpose ideas featured in Junk Gypsy: Designing a Life at the Crossroads of Wonder & Wander ($25; ). Known together as The Harvest Gypsies, these seven articles are compiled in the nonfiction book The Harvest Gypsies: On the Road to the Grapes of Wrath, which was first published in Charles Wollenberg—a social sciences professor and an author of books on California history—penned the introduction to the book, whose most recent edition.   A masterful work of personal reportage, this volume is also a vibrant portrait of a mysterious people and an essential document of a disappearing culture.&#; &#; Fabled, feared, romanticized, and reviled, the Gypsies—or Roma—are among the least understood people on /5(10).