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Gypsies of Britain

Gypsies of Britain

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Written by Janet Keet-BlackAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Janet Keet-Black

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
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  • Publisher: Shire
  • On Sale: June 18, 2013
  • Price: $12.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-7478-1236-4 (0-7478-1236-5)
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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. It reveals their service as preachers and soldiers and their continuing contribution to life in Britain today.

Table Of Contents
I: Origins
II: Lifestyle
III: Occupations
IV: Preachers and soldiers
V: Britain's Gypsies Today