Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > History > ROMA (The Gypsy World)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
ROMA (The Gypsy World)
ROMA (The Gypsy World)
Description
About the Book:

The first Gypso-Anthropological study of Roma - the Gypsies of the world - is the result of an extensive Socio-Anthropological Survey covering twenty five countries of Europe, America and USSR. This is a vivid, account of the Banjara and other nomadic communities of India and the world.

The scholar who is an eminent social scientist and a creative writer has not only applied successfully the traditional techniques of research of participant and non-participant observations, but also his own approach and methodology. The book is based on his 11-year long research centered on Roma - the Gypsies who have preserved and lead their nomadic or semi-nomadic life throughout the world even in advanced countries.

This is a study in depth in the context of Indian nomads who migrated from their motherland, wave after wave, to other parts of the world - carrying with them the culture of their times with the inter-mingling of local traditions and customs.

About the Author:

Dr. Shyam Singh Shashi, a renowned Gypso-Anthropologist, a well-known social scientist, a distinguished poet and a prolific writer has to his credit 95 books in English and Hindi - nearly the double of his age. There is a variety in his writings. He has published thirty-five books in English on Tribes' Culture and the Himalayan People, entitled "Nomads of the Himalayas", "Gaddi Tribe of Himachal Pradesh", "Shepherds of India", "Tribes Women of India", Night Life of Indian Tribes", "Himachal - Nature's Peaceful Paradise", and "Our Tribal Children" etc. including an Encyclopaedic study in 10 volumes, entitled "Encyclopaedia of World Women".

Dr. Shashi has also published fourteen poetic collections including one epic, two dozen books for children, two travelogues on foreign visits and a dictionary. He has been awarded by the Government of India, U.P. Government, Bihar and a number of national literary, academic and research organizations for his outstanding literary works.

Dr. Shashi has obtained Ph.D. and D. Litt. on nomadic communities and Gypso-Anthropological studies.

Associated with several research and literary organizations, viz., International Sociological Association, Indian Anthropological Association, Indian Institute of Romani Studies, Author's Guild of India etc. Dr. Shashi hails from Bahadurpur Jutt a village near Haridwar in U.P. and has traveled extensively in India and abroad several times. Currently working as the Media Head in the Ministry of I & B.

Contents

Chapter

    Preface
  1. In Search of New Man
  2. The Sociology of Nomads
  3. History of Gypsy Migration and Persecution
  4. Socio-Economic Structure
  5. Marriage
  6. Religion
  7. The Gypsy Law (KRIS)
  8. Roma Art and Culture
  9. Roma in Europe and America:
    1. Roma in Hungary
    2. Roma in Romania
    3. Roma in Italy
    4. Roma in Sweden
    5. Roma in Finland
    6. Roma in Greece
    7. Roma in Belgium
    8. Roma in Germany
    9. Roma in Yugoslavia
    10. Roma in USSR
    11. Roma in Britain
    12. Roma in America (USA)
  10. Roma, Today and Tomorrow
  11. Appendices
    Bibliography
    Index
    Photo Section

ROMA (The Gypsy World)

Item Code:
IDD795
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1990
Publisher:
ISBN:
8185067449
Size:
8.8" X 5.6"
Pages:
240 (B & W Illus: 32)
Price:
$24.00   Shipping Free
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
ROMA (The Gypsy World)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 10771 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
About the Book:

The first Gypso-Anthropological study of Roma - the Gypsies of the world - is the result of an extensive Socio-Anthropological Survey covering twenty five countries of Europe, America and USSR. This is a vivid, account of the Banjara and other nomadic communities of India and the world.

The scholar who is an eminent social scientist and a creative writer has not only applied successfully the traditional techniques of research of participant and non-participant observations, but also his own approach and methodology. The book is based on his 11-year long research centered on Roma - the Gypsies who have preserved and lead their nomadic or semi-nomadic life throughout the world even in advanced countries.

This is a study in depth in the context of Indian nomads who migrated from their motherland, wave after wave, to other parts of the world - carrying with them the culture of their times with the inter-mingling of local traditions and customs.

About the Author:

Dr. Shyam Singh Shashi, a renowned Gypso-Anthropologist, a well-known social scientist, a distinguished poet and a prolific writer has to his credit 95 books in English and Hindi - nearly the double of his age. There is a variety in his writings. He has published thirty-five books in English on Tribes' Culture and the Himalayan People, entitled "Nomads of the Himalayas", "Gaddi Tribe of Himachal Pradesh", "Shepherds of India", "Tribes Women of India", Night Life of Indian Tribes", "Himachal - Nature's Peaceful Paradise", and "Our Tribal Children" etc. including an Encyclopaedic study in 10 volumes, entitled "Encyclopaedia of World Women".

Dr. Shashi has also published fourteen poetic collections including one epic, two dozen books for children, two travelogues on foreign visits and a dictionary. He has been awarded by the Government of India, U.P. Government, Bihar and a number of national literary, academic and research organizations for his outstanding literary works.

Dr. Shashi has obtained Ph.D. and D. Litt. on nomadic communities and Gypso-Anthropological studies.

Associated with several research and literary organizations, viz., International Sociological Association, Indian Anthropological Association, Indian Institute of Romani Studies, Author's Guild of India etc. Dr. Shashi hails from Bahadurpur Jutt a village near Haridwar in U.P. and has traveled extensively in India and abroad several times. Currently working as the Media Head in the Ministry of I & B.

Contents

Chapter

    Preface
  1. In Search of New Man
  2. The Sociology of Nomads
  3. History of Gypsy Migration and Persecution
  4. Socio-Economic Structure
  5. Marriage
  6. Religion
  7. The Gypsy Law (KRIS)
  8. Roma Art and Culture
  9. Roma in Europe and America:
    1. Roma in Hungary
    2. Roma in Romania
    3. Roma in Italy
    4. Roma in Sweden
    5. Roma in Finland
    6. Roma in Greece
    7. Roma in Belgium
    8. Roma in Germany
    9. Roma in Yugoslavia
    10. Roma in USSR
    11. Roma in Britain
    12. Roma in America (USA)
  10. Roma, Today and Tomorrow
  11. Appendices
    Bibliography
    Index
    Photo Section
Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to ROMA (The Gypsy World) (History | Books)

Greatest Jugalbandies (Audio CD)
Item Code: ICR148
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dharam-Veer (DVD)
Manmohan Desai
Shemaroo Entertainment (2008)
157 Minutes Approx.
Item Code: ICW080
$22.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dance of the Kanjars - A Gypsy Tribe
Miniature Painting on Paper
12.5" x 9.5"
Item Code: MF34
$445.00
Backorder
Backorder
The World of Nomads
by Dr Shyam Singh Shashi
Hardcover (Edition: 2006)
Lotus Press
Item Code: IDI006
$42.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Over the years, I have purchased several statues, wooden, bronze and brass, from Exotic India. The artists have shown exquisite attention to details. These deities are truly awe-inspiring. I have been very pleased with the purchases.
Heramba, USA
The Green Tara that I ordered on 10/12 arrived today.  I am very pleased with it.
William USA
Excellent!!! Excellent!!!
Fotis, Greece
Amazing how fast your order arrived, beautifully packed, just as described.  Thank you very much !
Verena, UK
I just received my package. It was just on time. I truly appreciate all your work Exotic India. The packaging is excellent. I love all my 3 orders. Admire the craftsmanship in all 3 orders. Thanks so much.
Rajalakshmi, USA
Your books arrived in good order and I am very pleased.
Christine, the Netherlands
Thank you very much for the Shri Yantra with Navaratna which has arrived here safely. I noticed that you seem to have had some difficulty in posting it so thank you...Posting anything these days is difficult because the ordinary postal services are either closed or functioning weakly.   I wish the best to Exotic India which is an excellent company...
Mary, Australia
Love your website and the emails
John, USA
I love antique brass pieces and your site is the best. Not only can I browse through it but can purchase very easily.
Indira, USA
Je vis à La Martinique dans les Caraïbes. J'ai bien reçu votre envoi 'The ten great cosmic Powers' et Je vous remercie pour la qualité de votre service. Ce livre est une clé pour l’accès à la Connaissance de certains aspects de la Mère. A bientôt
GABRIEL-FREDERIC Daniel
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India