New PDF release: The A to Z of the Gypsies (Romanies)
By Donald Kenrick
Originating in India, the Gypsies arrived in Europe round the 14th century, spreading not just around the entirety of the continent but additionally immigrating to the Americas. the 1st Gypsy migration incorporated farmworkers, blacksmiths, and mercenary infantrymen, in addition to musicians, fortune-tellers, and entertainers. at the beginning, they have been normally welcome as an attractive diversion to the boring regimen of that interval. quickly, besides the fact that, they attracted the antagonism of the governing powers, as they've got constantly performed through the following centuries.
The A to Z of the Gypsies (Romanies) seeks to finish such prejudice through clarifying the evidence approximately this nomadic humans. via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and enormous quantities of cross-referenced dictionary entries on major folks, locations, occasions, associations, and features of tradition, society, economic system, and politics, the heritage of the Gypsies and their tradition is advised.
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Romania: St. John’s Gospel published underground in Romani. United Nations: International Romani Union recognized by the United Nations Economic and Social Council. 1980 Yugoslavia: Romani grammar in Romani published in Skopje. 1981 Europe: Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe resolution on helping nomads held. German Federal Republic: Third World Romany Congress in Göttingen held. Poland: Pogrom instigated in Oswiecim. Yugoslavia: Gypsies granted national status on an equal footing with other minorities.
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The A to Z of the Gypsies (Romanies) by Donald Kenrick