A History of the Gypsies of Eastern Europe and Russia

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St. Martin's Griffin, 1996 - History - 317 pages
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David Crowe draws from previously untapped East European, Russian, and traditional sources to explore the life, history, and culture of the Gypsies, or "Roma," from their entrance into the region in the Middle Ages until the present.

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A history of the gypsies of Eastern Europe and Russia

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Crowe, a historian and scholar who has previously edited a collection of conference papers on this topic, places the Gypsy experience within the context of the development of six nations-Bulgaria ... Read full review

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It was a little dry, but I definitely learned some new things about Gypsies. Like - they were paid to be sterilized and some countries imposed forced relocation of children (basically kidnapping) to attempt to integrate them into society. Those things happened in the 60s and 70s - yikes! Read full review

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David M. Crowe is Professor of History, Elon University, and a Fellow at the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is President Emeritus of the Association for the Study of Nationalities at Columbia University.

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