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Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey, Fonseca, Isabel

Author Name    Fonseca, Isabel

Title   Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey

Binding   Paperback.

Book Condition   Good.

ISBN Number    067973743X / 9780679737438

Seller ID   OQS4BH8ESEX

Softcover 4th printing, published 1996 by Vintage. Faint impressions from handwriting on front cover; otherwise, excellent condition: text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. 323 pages; Index; Bibliography; map; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'Traveling as a journalist, Fonseca stayed with a number of Gypsy families in Eastern Europe between 1991 and 1995. Through her experiences with them, study of the scholarship about them, and interviews with leading figures, she has produced a contemporary account of their status, incorporating details of their society, culture, and history. Her work portrays their commitment to tribal traditions and adherence to ritual and offers good insights, particularly into women's lives.' -- Rena Fowler, Library Journal, 1995. Keywords: Roma, Romany, Romani, current affairs, diaspora, persecution.

Price = 9.00 USD





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