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Historical dictionary of the Gypsies . .

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  • Bibliography —    I. INTRODUCTION    The bibliography is arranged by classes and subclasses. With very few exceptions, only works published after 1945 have been included. For historical works, one should consult George Black s A Gypsy Bibliography (Edinburgh:… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Hungary —    Estimated Gypsy population: 750,000. Gypsies may have reached Hungary by 1316, but the first certain reference to Gypsies refers to musicians who played on the island of Czepel for Queen Beatrice in 1489. However, others certainly passed… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Angloromany language — language familycolor=Creole name=Angloromany nativename= states=United Kingdom, Australia, USA, South Africa speakers=195,000 fam1=Mixed language fam2=English Romany nation= iso3=rmeAngloromany (literally English Romany ) or Angloromani is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Acton, Thomas — (1948 )    England. Sociologist and author. Professor of Romany Studies at Greenwich University. He has been active in the Gypsy Council, National Gypsy Education Council, and other bodies …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Roma people — Infobox Ethnic group group = Roma image caption = Khamoro Roma Festival Prague 2007 flag caption = Flag of the Roma people pop = 15 million or more region1 = flagcountry|IND pop1 = 5,794,000 ref1 = lower| [cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Romani people — For other uses, see Romani (disambiguation). Romani people Rromane dźene Romani flag created in 1933 a …   Wikipedia

  • Czech Republic — (Czechia)    Estimated Gypsy population: 200,000. The 1991 census (taken before Czechoslovakia was divided) recorded only 33,000 Romanies. The 2001 census recorded 72,000 with Romani as their mother tongue but only 11,000 declared themselves as… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Poland —    Estimated Gypsy population: 35,000; according to the last national census (2003), there are 12,900 Roma in Poland. Romanies first arrived on the territory of present day Poland during the 15th century. By the end of that century, several… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Slovakia — Slovakian, adj., n. /sloh vah kee euh, vak ee euh/, n. a republic in central Europe: formerly a part of Czechoslovakia; under German protection 1939 45; independent since 1993. 5,393,016; 18,931 sq. mi. (49,035 sq. km). Cap.: Bratislava. Also… …   Universalium

  • Celtic languages — Infobox Language family name = Celtic region = Formerly widespread in Europe; today British Isles, Brittany, Patagonia and Nova Scotia familycolor = Indo European fam1 = Indo European child1 = Continental Celtic child2 = Insular Celtic… …   Wikipedia

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