LINGUIST List 27.1580

Tue Apr 05 2016

Books: Roma Culture: Myths and Realities: Marushiakova, Popov, Kyuchukov, Hancock (eds.)

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Date: 28-Mar-2016
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Subject: Roma Culture: Myths and Realities: Marushiakova, Popov, Kyuchukov, Hancock (eds.)
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Title: Roma Culture: Myths and Realities
Series Title: Roma 03
Published: 2016
Publisher: Lincom GmbH

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Editor: Elena Marushiakova
Editor: Vesselin Popov
Editor: Hristo Kyuchukov
Editor: Ian F Hancock
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862886845 Pages: 251 Price: Europe EURO 78.80

Volume 3 in the Roma series, with series editors Hristo Kyuchukov and Ian Hancock, is entitled “Roma Culture: Myths and realities” edited by Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov. The book aims to correct some widespread stereotypical perception about Roma culture and tries to find common point and coherence between academic knowledge and social and cultural realities. Selected spheres of ethnic culture of Roma communities, living in the countries of Eastern Europe (or migrating to the West) are discussed in the book. The authors' team includes renowned scholars together with early carrier researches working in field of Romani studies. The authors of articles are Elena Marushiakova, Vesselin Popov, Hristo Kyuchukov, Sofiya Zahova, Carol Silverman, Nikolay Bessonov, Nadezhda Belugina, Tímea Junghaus, Adam Bartosz, Jana Horvathova, Alica Herakova and Ciprian Necula.

Contents: Elena Marushiakova and Veselin Popov: Who are Roma? - Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov: Roma Culture: Problems and Challenges - Hristo Kyuchukov: Roma Language: Problems of its Codification - Sofiya Zahova: Roma Literature: Historical Developments and Challenges of Internationalization - Carol Silverman: Romani Music: Theoretical Insights and European Policy Challenges - Nikolay Bessonov: Theatre Romen: Foundation and Creative Path - Nadezhda Belugina: Theatre Romen: From Insider Point of View - Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov: Roma Museums in Eastern Europa - Adam Bartosz: The Roma Collection at the Ethnographic Museum in Tarnów - Jana Horváthová and Alica Heráková: Museum of Romani Culture in Brno - Ciprian Necula: Roma Museum in Bucharest - Aleksandar Marinov: Romanipe: Roma Identities in Migration - Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov: Roma Culture and Roma Policies.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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