Weeping Violins: The Gypsy Tragedy in Europe

Weeping Violins provides a history of the Gypsy people in Europe. Betty Alt and Silvia Folts trace the origins of the Gyspsy people and tell the story of their expansion, treatment by other ethnic groups, and struggles during the Holocaust. The book sheds light on Gypsy treatment at the hands of Nazi soldiers, and the struggle to have Gypsy experiences recognized by Jewish leaders and scholars of the Holocaust. Contents: Preface; Centuries of Persecution; Ominous Signs; A Deadly Journey; The Effort of Survival; Gypsy Genocide; Free at Last; The Gypsy Problem Continues; Epilogue.