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The Irish tinkers

George Gmelch

The Irish tinkers

the urbanization of an itinerant people

by George Gmelch

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Published by Cummings Pub. Co. in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Tinkers -- Ireland -- History.,
    • Irish Travellers (Nomadic people) -- History.,
    • Rural-urban migration -- Ireland -- History.,
    • Tinkers -- Ireland -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Gmelch.
      SeriesThe Kiste and Ogan social change series in anthropology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.T572 I734
      The Physical Object
      Pagination178 p. :
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4888613M
      ISBN 100846526301
      LC Control Number76019834

      Puck of the Droms: The Lives & Literature of the Irish Tinkers by Court, Artelia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Moving to Britain in she spent five years traveling back and forth from Ireland and completed an extensive project on the Irish Tinkers, shown at the Photographer’s Gallery, London, in and published as a book that same year. This marked a new way of working for Wiedel inaugurating a passion for long-term projects.

      - Explore jmseely's board "Irish Tinkers", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Irish, Gypsy living and Gypsy life pins. The opening chapter traces the various imagined ‘Easts’ from which the purported pre-Gaelic ancestors of tinkers and the Oriental antecedents of European Gypsies emerged. The Revival-era theory of tinkers’ pre-Celtic origins drew upon medieval traditions of the vanquished but extant Oriental inhabitants of antediluvian Ireland. Additionally, early modern English classifications of rogues Author: Mary Burke.

      'Tinkers' by Mary Burke Book Resume: is the centenary of the death of major early twentieth-century Irish playwright J.M. Synge, whose work constitutes some of the most influential but misunderstood representations of Travellers ('tinkers'), members of a minority that has existed on Ireland's margins for centuries.   When Birte Kaufmann first encountered Irish Travellers, she was on a trip with friends in the Irish countryside and saw a girl and her little brother running toward a roadside camp.


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This edition of The Irish Tinkers focuses on the Tinkers' attempts to cope with the changes that the development and modernization of rural Ireland have forced upon them. Gmelch lucidly describes the Tinkers' cityward migration, their adaptation to their new urban environment, and the drive by government and others to settle by: The Tinkers represent a classic case of a.

This edition of The Irish Tinkers focuses on the Tinkers' attempts to cope with the changes that the development and modernization of rural Ireland have forced upon them. Gmelch lucidly describes the Tinkers' cityward migration, their adaptation to their new urban environment, and the drive by government and others to settle them/5(10).

Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 1st Amer. edition (June 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: /5(3).

The Irish tinkers: The urbanization of an itinerant people (The Kiste and Ogan social change series in anthropology) Paperback – January 1, by George Gmelch (Author) › Visit Amazon's George Gmelch Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. /5(4). The Irish Tinkers: The Urbanization of an Itinerant People George Gmelch Snippet view - He is the author of nine books, including "Inside Pitch: Life inside Professional Baseball" and "In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball People," both available in Bison Books editions.

For three seasons in the s, Gmelch played in the. Irish Tinkers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

This wonderful book, with stunning photography, captured the Tinkers as they were in the 's on the brink of a radically changing Ireland. It documents a lost way of life. Included is a CD recorded on crude but ample equipment in the 's further documents Irish music as the Tinkers performed it live in pubs, on streets and in outdoor camps/5(11).

This book was a lot of fun, if scarey murders can be called fun, and contained modern information on the life of the Tinkers - or Travelers - or Irish gypsies - however they wish to be called. Of course I've been following in the books McKarr's career but once I thought I had read all of Gill's McGarr mysteries - but I found very confusing the /5.

Irish Travellers play an important but often overlooked role in Irish culture. In this evocative and memorable book, we are transported to the heart of the Tinker.

The story behind Tinkers is almost more fascinating than the book. It's a debut novel, and Harding had a hard time getting it published. A very small press--Bellevue (yes, affiliated with Bellevue Medical Center, NYC--they also produce a nice literary mag that publishes only works that deal with mind/body, life/death/loss, illness issues, etc /5.

‎Irish Travellers play an important role in Irish culture. In this timely book, Janine Wiedel's photographs transport us to the heart of the Tinker (now called Travellers) community of the s. The book presents photographs and words amassed over the course of a five year study of this resilient pe /5(2).

of results for Books: "irish travellers" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. Irish Travellers, Tinkers No More. by Alen MacWeeney and Bairbre Ni Fhloinn | Jul 1, out of 5 stars Hardcover Paperback $ $ InAlen MacWeeney came upon an encampment of itinerants in a waste ground by the Cherry Orchard Fever Hospital outside Dublin.

Then called tinkers and later formally styled Travellers by the Irish Government, they were living in beatup caravans, ramshackle sheds, and time-worn tents. MacWeeney was captivated by their independence, individuality, and en durance, despite their bleak 5/5(1).

Tinkers () is the first novel by American author, Paul novel tells the stories of George Washington Crosby, an elderly clock repairman, and of his father, Howard.

On his deathbed, George remembers his father, who was a tinker selling household goods from a donkey-drawn cart and who struggled with epilepsy. The novel was published by Bellevue Literary Press, a sister Author: Paul Harding.

List of Travellers' organisations Irish Traveller Community (s) Itinerant Settlement Committee (s–s) Travellers' Rights Committee (–83) Minceir Misli (–85) Travellers' Education and Development Group (founded in ) Pavee Point (founded ) Irish Ireland: 30, (). The history of the Irish minority Traveller community is not analogous to that of the ‘tinker’, a Europe-wide underworld fantasy created by 16th-century British and continental Rogue Literature that came to be seen as an Irish character alone as English became dominant in Ireland.

By the Revival, the tinker represented bohemian, pre-Celtic aboriginality, functioning as the cultural Author: Mary Burke. Named one of the best books of the year by the New Yorker, San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, Irish Times, Granta, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Barnes & Noble,and National Public Radio Praise for Tinkers/5().

First, let’s separate the Gypsy people from the Irish Travellers. The Gypsy, or Romani, or Roma, people are historically, culturally and genetically nothing whatsoever to do with the people referred to in the question as Irish Travellers, or Tinke.

I have done some research and did know about the prejudice directed toward Scottish Tinkers and Travellers, but did not know that it went so far as racial cleansing.

Shameful!. I will be sure to obtain a copy of your book and read it, and do a follow-up on the whole situation on my blog. In his book, Irish Travellers: Tinkers No More — which also comes with a CD of Traveller music recordings — MacWeeny shows us a gritty, intimate portrait of.

The Tinkers. likes 4 talking about this. The Rocking Irish Band!26 Mar - Explore roseypinna's board "Irish Tinkers/Travellers" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Irish, Gypsy life and Gypsy living pins.the Irish Travellers, the Tuatha'an, who share the name "Tinkers" and a reputation (portrayed in the books as largely undeserved) for petty theft.

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