Gypsies of Britain (Paperback)

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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 an...

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    ITEM#: 14787466

    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' (2010).
    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.

    TOC: I: Origins /II: Lifestyle /III: Occupations /IV: Preachers and soldiers /V: Britain's Gypsies Today

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    ISBN 9780747812364
    Genre HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
    Format Paperback
    Pages 56
    Publisher Date 2013-06-18 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Shire Pubns
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.3 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Shire Library
    Series Volume Number 738
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Keet-black, Janet

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