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Title Gypsies, tinkers and other travellers / edited by Farnham Rehfisch
Published London ; New York : Academic Press, 1975

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Description x, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The American Rom : a case of economic adaptation, Anne Sutherland. -- American Rom and the ideology of defilement. -- Carol Miller. -- Gypsies travelling in southern England, Judith Okely. -- Some notes on Gypsies in North Britain, Anonymous. -- Boyash Gypsies: Shantytown ethnicity, William Kornblum. -- Some Manus conceptions and attitudes, Aparna Rao. -- Kingship, marriage, law and leadership in two urban Gypsy settlements in Spain, Teresa San Román. -- Ways of looking at Roms: the case of Czechoslovakia, Willy Guy. -- Irish travelling people, Bettina Barnes. -- The effects of economic change on Irish traveller sex roles and marriage patterns, George Gmelch. -- Scottish travellers or Tinkers, A. and F. Rehfisch. -- The social organization of a Pariah group in Norway, Frederik Barth
Summary Articles recounting recent findings on the internal structures of migratory groups in various countries dispel common misconceptions about Gypsy life, customs, and activities. Glossary
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)
Rogues and vagabonds.
Romanies.
Wayfaring life.
Roma.
Author Rehfisch, Farnham.
LC no. 76352417
ISBN 0125858507
9780125858502