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The Time Of The Gypsies

1st Edition

By Michael Stewart


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Until 1989 it was official Communist policy in eastern Europe to absorb Gypsies into the ?ruling? working class. Since 1989, the Gypsies have become the scapegoat of postcommunism. More Gypsies have had their houses burned and have been killed in racist attacks in the first six postcommunist years than in all the time since World War II. Today the

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Illustrations -- Foreword /Maurice Bloch -- Acknowledgments -- A Note on the Text -- 1 Introduction: The Lowest of the Low -- Part One -- The Gypsy Way -- 2 Gypsy Work -- 3 A Place of Their Own Gypsy Settlements -- 4 "We Are All Are Brothers Here" -- 5 Breaking Out -- Part Two -- Beyond The Ghetto -- 6 Making Workers Out of Gypsies -- 7 Gaos, Peasants, Communists, and Gypsies -- 8 Staying Gypsy in a World of Gatos -- Part Three -- The Reinvention of the World -- 9 Sons of the Market -- 10 A Passion for Dealing -- 11 Brothers in Song -- 12 The Shame of the Body -- 13 Conclusion: Marginality, Resistance, and Ideology -- Glossary -- Appendix -- Notes -- Bibliography -- About the Book and Author -- Index.

About the Author

Michael Stewart received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and is currently a reporter with the BBC.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General