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Book Review: The Gypsies

The Gypsies, by Jan Yoors This book is an insider account of a Dutch boy who, for reasons unknown perhaps even to himself, found himself drawn to wander along with a company of Gypsies several months of the year several … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Romani Gypsies

The Romani Gypsies, by Yaron Matras This book was a bit frustrating to read.  That doesn’t mean it was a bad book–it was quite a good book from the level of its technical competence.  Yet it is not only competence … Continue reading

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Book Review: A History Of The Gypsies Of Eastern Europe And Russia

A History Of The Gypsies Of Eastern Europe And Russia, by David M. Crowe Anyone who has read anything about the Gypsies can readily understand that the people has had a rather difficult time of it throughout their sojourning in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nazi Persecution Of The Gypsies

The Nazi Persecution Of The Gypsies, by Guenter Lewy This is the sort of book that requires a fair amount of moral courage to write.  For one, the book seeks to discuss and openly acknowledge the Nazi persecution of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dictionary Of Gypsy Life And Lore

Dictionary Of Gypsy Life and Lore, by H.E. Wedeck with the assistance of Wade Baskin Reading this book, like reading many dictionaries of this kind, is a bit of an odd experience.  There is a lot of repetition between topics, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gypsies: An Illustrated History

Gypsies:  An Illustrated History, by Jean-Pierre Liégeois There are definitely some parts of this book that I did not agree with, and that underscore the wide degree of trouble that comes from trying to speculate on the origins of the … Continue reading

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