RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 33404017 LA English T1 Weeping violins : the Gypsy tragedy in Europe A1 Alt, Betty Sowers., Folts, Silvia,, PB Thomas Jefferson University Press ; Distributed by arrangement with University Pub. Associates PP Kirksville, Mo.; Lanham YR 1996 SN 0943549310 9780943549316 0943549396 9780943549392 AB Weeping Violins provides a history of the Gypsy people in Europe. Betty Alt and Silvia Folts trace the origins of the Gyspsy people and tell the story of their expansion, treatment by other ethnic groups, and struggles during the Holocaust. The book sheds light on Gypsy treatment at the hands of Nazi soldiers, and the struggle to have Gypsy experiences recognized by Jewish leaders and scholars of the Holocaust. --From publisher's description.