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By Harry E Wedeck

ISBN-10: 0802220940

ISBN-13: 9780802220943

Through the centuries, Gypsies world wide were misunderstood, maligned, rejected. Outcasts of the nations during which they dwell, they've got wandered for hundreds of years over the face of the earth. they've got no fatherland, no political solidarity, no attractiveness between international locations. they've been on my own, sundered, avoided, persecuted and banished. till a few century in the past, their unique domestic were a question of dispute. Their language have been a resource of puzzlement. but their behavior and their traditions, their feeling for tune, dance and tune, have all been acclaimed. nonetheless they weren't approved and have been compelled to stay except traditional society.
 
this is their epic historical past, with its folktales and ideology, its rites and customs. here's the immense treasury of the Gypsies.

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