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Travellers through Time

A Gypsy History

An accessible history of the Roma people in England told from the inside.
 
The Romany people have been variously portrayed as exotic strangers or as crude, violent, delinquent “gypsies.” For the first time, this book describes the real history of the Romany in England from the inside. Drawing on new archival and first-hand research, Jeremy Harte vividly describes the itinerant life of the Romany as well as their artistic traditions, unique language, and flamboyant ceremonies. Travelers through Time tells the dramatic story of Romany life on the British margins from Tudor times through today, filled with vivid insights into the world of England’s large Romany population.
 

320 pages | 40 halftones | 6 1/4 x 9 1/4

History: British and Irish History, European History


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