Gypsies: An Illustrated History


Beginning with an examination of many of the legends about Gypsies throughout history, Liégeois goes on to trace their true origins and presents a sympathetic though not uncritical portrayal of the Gypsy people, and discusses recent attempts by Gypsies to organize at an international level.

ISBN: 9780863565540 Author: Liegeois, Jean-Pierre Publisher: Saqi Books Publication Date: 20th July 2005 Imprint: Saqi Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 909.0491497 (edition:22) Pages: 192 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:
In this lively and informative book, Jean-Pierre Liégeois traces the origins of the Gypsies in a sympathetic though not uncritical portrayal. Ideal for anyone who wishes to learn more about this misunderstood people.

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