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Romani Gypsies

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ISBN-10: 067436838X

ISBN-13: 9780674368385

Edition: 2015

Authors: Yaron Matras

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âeoeGypsiesâe have lived among Europeans since the Middle Ages. Yet Roms still seem exotic to Westerners, who often rely on fictional depictions for what they know, or think they know, about this much-misunderstood people. The Romani Gypsies challenges stereotypes that have long been the unwelcome travel companions of this community in Europe and the New World. Yaron Matras offers a perspective-changing account of who the Roms are, how they live today, and how they have survived over centuries.Descendents of Indian migrants, Roms began moving into western Europe in the 1300s, refugees of a collapsing Byzantine Empire. By the 1500s they had spread throughout Europe, working as itinerant…    
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/6/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.16" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Yaron Matras is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Manchester and editor of the journal"Romani Studies".