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A close examination of how images of Travelers in Ireland have been created and distorted over the centuries. Hayes combines a survey of the existing literature with a postmodern conceptualization of Irish Travellers as 'the Other.' The author's understanding of the growing subfield of Roma studies also allows him to place the Travellers within a larger European context... The future of the Travellers remains uncertain, but Hayes sees the increasing number of Travellers autobiographies and the growth of Traveller community organizations as providing an authentic voice for this marginalized people. Summing Up: Recommended."" --Choice
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Michael Hayes received his Ph.D. from the Department of Languages and Cultural Studies, University of Limerick and currently works as an Assistant Librarian (Informatics and Electronics) at UL. He also prepared and teaches a series of lectures on Traveller history and culture for the post-graduate programme in the History Department, University of Limerick.
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Book Description The Liffey Press, Raheny, Dublin 5, Ireland, 2006. Paperback. 8vo. Pencil underlining and notation to some pages, else very good. Seller Inventory # 040231
Book Description 2006. Paperback. Condition: Fair. 2006 paperback edition. Ex library copy with stamps and labels to spine and endpapers but the text is clean and the binding is tight. Seller Inventory # H6-57PJ-M7RS