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Sinti and Roma : Gypsies in German-speaking society and literature

Author: Susan Tebbutt
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 1998.
Series: Culture and society in Germany, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays explores, in depth, the life of the Sinti and Roma in Germany, their representation in German literature, and the relationships between the German and Romani languages. It gives background to their maltreatment and underlines the fact that the persecution of Gypsies during the Nazi period, which until the 1980s had been totally marginalised by historians, did not cease in 1945. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Tebbutt
ISBN: 1571819223 9781571819222 1571819215 9781571819215
OCLC Number: 38206912
Description: xxiii, 168 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Sinti and Roma: From Scapegoats and Stereotypes to Self-Assertion / Susan Tebbutt --
Ch. 1. Piecing Together the Jigsaw: The History of the Sinti and Roma in Germany / Susan Tebbutt --
Ch. 2. The Persecution of the Sinti and Roma in Munich 1933-1945 / Ludwig Eiber --
Ch. 3. Persecuting the Survivors: The Continuity of 'Anti-Gypsyism' in Postwar Germany and Austria / Sybil Milton --
Ch. 4. The Development of the Romani Civil Rights Movement in Germany 1945-1996 / Yaron Matras --
Ch. 5. Aspects of the Linguistic Interface Between German and Romani / Anthony P. Grant --
Ch. 6. Anti-Gypsyism in German Society and Literature / Daniel Strauss --
Ch. 7. On the Demonising of Jews and Gypsies in Fairy Tales / Wilhelm Solms.
Series Title: Culture and society in Germany, v. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Tebbutt.

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