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Belgrade: Strucna Knjiga, 1996. 185p., wraps, 6.25 x 9 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn else very good condition. Cover title: "The Independent State of Croatia: Jasenovac; The System of Ustasha Death Camps: Tudjman's 'Jasenovac Myth'. Accuses historian and Croatian president Franjo Tudjman of whitewashing the genocide committted by the Ustasha during World War II.
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Les Gitans. Photographies: Claude Noyer

by Cordelier, Pierre

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Published
1983
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9782858825530
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Rennes: Ouest-France, 1983. Pamphlet. 32p., semi-coated paperstock with color portrait and site photography throughout a running double-column text; softbound in 9x6.5 inch cardstock colorphoto wraps. Mild edgewear with a small bump to lower corner, old price sticker to cover, titlepage bears a neat ownership in ink. No other markings, quite sound, a good copy.
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New York: Open Society Justice Initiative, 2012. [32p.], slender paperback, 9x11.5 inches. On discrimination faced by Roma children in Czech schools. Illustrated with color portraits by photographer Stephanie Sinclair.
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Sebastopol: Voice of Roma, 2000. 96p., trade paperbound, glossy pictorial 9 x 6 inch wraps, very good. Political (scene-setting or narrative) poetry. "My favorite house in Kosovo / has seven car doors / as a front fence.. If Van Gogh had painted / the scene, this Gypsy house / would be worth millions
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The Romany Rye

by Borrow, George with an introduction by Walter Starkie

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Published
1948
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London: The Cresset Press, 1948. Hardcover. xxxii414p., lengthy introduction, very good first edition thus (Starkie intro) blue buckram cloth boards in dust jacket; heavy foxing to edges and endpapers but text-block is clean, gilt-titling is bright, the price-clipped jacket is somewhat edgeworn. The Cresset Library, general editor: John Hayward. Originally published in 1857 this is Starkie's new edition with… Read more
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From coppersmith to nurse: Alyosha, the son of a Gypsy chief

by Lundgren, Gunilla and Alyosha Taikon, edited and translated by Donald Kenrick, illustrated by Amanda Erickson

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Published
2003
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9781902806228
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Hertfordshire: Centre de Recherchesd Tsiganes, University of Hertfordshire Press, 2003. Paperback. xv, 144p., introduction, preface, five tales by Johan Taikon, the author's father, glossary to Romani, text in English and Romani on facing pages, illustrated with drawings by Erickson and b&w photos, many vintage of Gypsy life, previous owner's small plain bookplate otherwise a very good first English-language edition… Read more
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Chandigarh, India: Roma Publications, 1974. Paperback. Two numbers of volume one, 74p. & 76p. 6x9.25 inches, articles on Roma culture, news, events, language studies, illustrated with tables & b&w photos, very good journal run in printed white semi-glossy wraps. Includes a pronunciation guide and glossary and phrases at rear in Romany.
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£90.63
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The Paharias: a glimpse of tribal life in northwestern Bangladesh

by Gomes, Stephen G.

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Published
1988
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Dhaka, Bangladesh: Caritas-Bangladesh, 1988. Hardcover. xiv, 189 p., illustrated with scattered photos, sketches and line maps; a good hardcover in smudged and edgeworn dj. Study by a Catholic priest who worked in the area. This gypsy-like group identifies as Hindu, for practical purposes, rather than Muslim or Christian.
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Medellin: [sponsoring orchid societies], 1972. Variously paginated sections, about 75p., facing (or alternating) Spanish and English texts illustrated with scattered photos and sketches, 9x5.5 inch staplebound purple wraps with color decoration; slight edgewear, paperstock mildly toned, a very good copy. Lists many tours and events. "Gypsy Orchidophiles? hard to believe but true! come and see for yourself at the… Read more
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Twentieth-century Ukraine

by Manning, Clarence A.

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Published
1951
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New York: Bookman Associates, 1951. Hardcover. 243p., endpaper maps, first edition cloth boards, good copy.
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Sebastopol: Voice of Roma, 2000. 96p., foreword, newspaper offprints laid-in, inscribed and signed by the poet, first edition in pictorial wraps. Poetry on the Gypsies of Kosovo.
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Hechos gitanales: conversaciones con tres gitanos de Sant Roc

by Cerreruela, Emilio, et al.

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Published
2001
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Bellaterra: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2001. 167p., hardcover, very good. OCLC lists two copies. Study of the Romany (gitanos) at a town in Catalonia.
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Gypsy Borrow

by Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian

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Published
1953
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London: Dennis Dobson Ltd, 1953. xiii, 161p., hardcover, soiled and edge-torn dj. Stain on pp. 14-15, apparently from acidic bookmark. Biography of George Borrow, the British Gypsy (Romany) writer.
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Sebastopol: Voice of Roma, 2000. 96p., foreword. first edition, trade paperbound, glossy pictorial 9 x 6 inch wrap. Inscribed and signed by the poet. Political (scene-setting or narrative) poetry. "My favorite house in Kosovo / has seven car doors / as a front fence.. If Van Gogh had painted / the scene, this Gypsy house / would be… Read more
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