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Weeping violins : the Gypsy tragedy in Europe

Author: Betty Sowers Alt; Silvia Folts
Publisher: Kirksville, Mo. : Thomas Jefferson University Press ; Lanham : Distributed by arrangement with University Pub. Associates, 1996.
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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  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alt, Betty Sowers.
Weeping violins.
Kirksville, Mo. : Thomas Jefferson University Press ; Lanham : Distributed by arrangement with University Pub. Associates, 1996
(DLC) 95025989
(OCoLC)33404017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Sowers Alt; Silvia Folts
OCLC Number: 605375404
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 135 pages) : map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Centuries of Persecution --
2. Ominous Signs --
3. A Deadly Journey --
4. The Effort of Survival --
5. Gypsy Genocide --
6. Free At Last --
7. The "Gypsy Problem" Continues --
Appendix One: Nazi Concentration Camps --
Appendix Two: Classification of Gypsies in Germany at Outbreak of World War II.
Responsibility: Betty Alt & Silvia Folts.

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This book is well written and well organized, and the graphic interviews from survivors add life to the book. -- Patricia Cooper, University of Southern Colorado Alt and Folts have done a remarkable Read more...

 
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