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On Sale: June 18, 2013
Pages: 56 | ISBN: 978-0-7478-1385-9
Published by : Shire Osprey Publishing
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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.

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Introduction
Travelling Groups in Britain
Travelling Patterns and Abodes
Earning a Living
Evangelism and War Work
The Twenty-First Century
Further Information
Index

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