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Gypsies of Britain

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This title tells the story of the Romany Gypsies in Britain. Where they came from, how they arrived. It explores their travelling way of life and their traditional occupations, including harvesting, making baskets, dealing in horses, fortune telling and rat catching to royalty. Their impact on traditional museum dancing. It reveals their service as preachers and soldiers and their continuing contribution to life in Britain today.

TOC: I: Origins /II: Lifestyle /III: Occupations /IV: Preachers and soldiers /V: Britain's Gypsies Today
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This title tells the story of the Romany Gypsies in Britain. Where they came from, how they arrived. It explores their travelling way of life and their traditional occupations, including harvesting, making baskets, dealing in horses, fortune telling and rat catching to royalty. Their impact on traditional museum dancing. It reveals their service as preachers and soldiers and their continuing contribution to life in Britain today.

TOC: I: Origins /II: Lifestyle /III: Occupations /IV: Preachers and soldiers /V: Britain's Gypsies Today
Product Details
Paperback (56 pages)
Published: June 18, 2013
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Imprint: Shire
ISBN: 9780747812364
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