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Gypsy World The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead

ISBN-10: 0226899292

ISBN-13: 9780226899299

Edition: 2003

Authors: Patrick Williams, Catherine Tihanyi

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When a close relative dies, the Gypsies of Central France, the Maneus, do not speak of their dead, they burn or discard the deceased's belongings and refrain from eating the dead person's favourite foods. Williams argues that these customs are at the center of how Maneus see the world and their place in it.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 6/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Patrick Williams, Ed.D., a pioneer of the coaching profession, began executive coaching in 1990. In 1998 he founded the Institute for Life Coach Training, an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program. He speaks worldwide on living purposefully, coaching for global change, wellness coaching, and the coach approach in leadership. He has written dozens of articles and taken part in numerous television and radio interviews. He is also the author of Becoming a Professional Life Coach: Lessons from the Institute for Life Coach Training and Total Life Coaching: 50+ Life Lessons, Skills, and Techniques to Enhance Your Practice... and Your Life.

List of Photographs
Translator's Acknowledgments
Pre-text
Mare Mule: The Dead among the Living
Civilizing the World
The Basket Makers Have Become Scrap-Iron Dealers
Commmentary
Notes
References
Index