Romani Culture and Gypsy Identity

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Thomas Alan Acton, Gary Mundy
Univ of Hertfordshire Press, 1997 - Social Science - 203 pages
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Romany culture is perhaps the most Indo-European of all. The ancestors of the Gypsies left India around 1000 years ago and mixed with every culture on the way to produce a variety of Romany dialects and well-known cultural achievements from Hungarian Gypsy music to the English Gypsy caravan. Such images somehow co-exist, however, with continuous persecution.
 

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Contents

the painted wagon
7
Scottish GypsiesTravellers and the Folklorists
31
Australia Sanctuary or Cemetery for Romanies?
69
group identity
84
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