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Gypsies in contemporary Egypt : on the peripheries of society

Author: Alexandra Parrs
Publisher: Cairo : The American University in Cairo Press, 2017. ©2017
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In Gypsies in Contemporary Egypt sociologist Alexandra Parrs draws on two years of fieldwork to explore how Dom identities are constructed, negotiated, and contested in the specifically Egyptian national context. With an eye to the pitfalls and evolution of scholarly work on the vastly more studied European Roma, she traces the scattered representations of Egyptian Dom, from accounts of them by nineteenth-century  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Parrs, Alexandra.
Gypsies in contemporary Egypt.
Cairo : The American University in Cairo Press, 2017
(OCoLC)962242325
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Parrs
ISBN: 9781617978487 1617978485
OCLC Number: 1024312403
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 228 pages)
Responsibility: Alexandra Parrs.

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