Slavery (Romanian: robie) existed on the territory of present-day Romania from before the ), Vasile Alecsandri also wrote a short story, Istoria unui Galbân (“History of a gold coin”, ), while Gheorghe . 99; ^ Mihail Kogălniceanu, wikisource:ro:Dezrobirea țiganilor, ștergerea privilegiilor boierești, emanciparea. Originea si istoria tiganilor: Cum au ajuns in Europa. Mihai Mircea, “Cu privire la originea si istoria tiganilor,” Revista de cercetari sociale, nr. 4/ I. Muraru, “Studii constitutionale,” Ed. Actam (Bucuresti, ).

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At the same time, on a statistical level of course, the gap between the Gypsies and the rest tiiganilor the population has increased. Traditionally, Roma slaves were divided into three categories. The state farms, however, which faced an almost permanent shortage of labour, tiganilpr offer work to Gypsies. The Romanian abolitionists debated on the future of the former slaves both before and after the laws were passed. Nevertheless, there were several 19th century estimates.

They took up a new occupation, which became specific to them and istoroa enabled them to survive as a distinct group. The Communist regime should rather be reproached for neglecting the problems of the Gypsies, for the fact that it did not pay close attention to improving the social and cultural conditions tiganiloe this population and that when measures were taken in this respect they did not take into account the specificities of the different groups of Gypsies.

Usually, there was no tax on privately owned slaves, excepting for a short period in Moldavia: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The motion of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Romanian Workers Party regarding the national problem from Decemberwhich laid the foundations for the policy of the new regime with regard to the ethnic minorities, ignored the existence of the Gypsies. Elena Zamfir and C.

tigannilor A report fromwhich recorded the measures taken to integrate the Gypsies into work, notes the fact that after receiving a job, many Gypsies abandoned their place of work. There are some accounts according to which some of the Roma slaves had been captured during wars. Slavery, together with serfdom, was only abolished by the emancipation laws of The financial effort of the State did not match the intentions of the programme.

For three decades, until the middle of the s, the Communist regime did not pay any attention to the fate of this population as a whole, and there was no special policy dedicated to the Gypsies. Marriage between a free person and a slave was initially possible only by the free person becoming a slave, [51] although later on, it was possible for a free person to keep one’s social status and that the children resulting from the marriage to be free people.


Historians do not, however, believe tiganiloe this should be regarded as an ethnically motivated measure. Available on the Internet: Your e-mail has be sent.

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There is no doubt that a large number of Gypsies integrated into non-Gypsy society. Romani people in Romania. The two countries were for most of their history the only territory in Eastern and Central Europe where Roma slavery was legislated, and the place where this was most extended. However, after a few years when there began to be a need for people with a certain level of education and competence, the Party quickly rid itself of such elements.

If a slave owned property, one would have to pay the same taxes as the free men. However, Djuvara, who bases his argument on a number of contemporary sources, also notes that the slaves were exceptionally cheap by any standard: The dynamic tifanilor the transformations that have taken place in Romania in recent decades have caused the social and economic distance between Romanians and the Gypsies to grow even wider.

The report contains interesting data of social, demographic etc. Djuvara argues that this was because their economic patterns were at a hunter-gatherer stage.

In the same way, Gypsies without land or with only small parcels of land were among the first istorka join the collectives.

Even if these people are sometimes identified by others as being Gypsies or former Gypsies, they consider themselves to be Romanians, or in localities with a Hungarian population, Hungarians. Slavery was legislated in the “Establishment of the organisation of the province of Bessarabia” act ofby which the Roma were a social category divided into state slaves and private slaves, which belonged to boyars, clergy or traders. The abolition of slavery was carried out following a campaign by young revolutionaries who embraced the liberal ideas of the Enlightenment.

Consequently, official information regarding the Gypsies that is accessible to researchers is thin on the ground and not always significant, whilst the appeal to oral histories presupposes carrying out isotria kind of research that this work did not intend to undertake.

Peddling was practised by certain categories of Gypsies either on the basis of official authorisation or on an illicit basis. While it is possible that some Romani people were slaves or auxiliary troops of the Mongols or Tatars, the bulk of them came from south of the Danube at the end of the 14th century, some time after the foundation of Wallachia.

By country or region. The failure of the policy to integrate the Gypsies was due not tiganlor to the way in which it was conceived and applied in Romania. The pronatalist policy, which caused the number of Gypsies to increase, and the toleration within certain limits during the s of speculation, practised mostly by the Gypsies, were interpreted as being evidence of a policy that favoured the Gypsies.


After gaining employment, many Gypsies abandoned their places of work as a result of their iatoria to adapt and of their lack of the necessary qualifications, to which should be added the hostile attitude of tiganilir Gypsies who were not employed.

Slavery in Romania – Wikipedia

Among the Gypsies, there were frequent cases of children being abandoned in hospitals and given to orphanages. The slavery of the Roma in bordering Transylvania was found especially in the fiefs and areas under the influence of Wallachia and Moldavia, these areas keeping their practice of slavery even after they were no longer under Wallachian or Moldavian possession. In Romania, no measures of racial nature were taken and there were no special laws for the Gypsies.

In these countries also, the authorities managed only the partial integration of the Gypsies.

Chapter VI. The gypsies during the communist regime. a few points of reference

Inthe authorities estimated the number of nomadic and semi-nomadic Gypsies to be around 65, persons. In some parts of the country, the nomadic Roma were settled in villages under the supervision of the local police, but across the country, Roma nomadism was not eliminated. In the other communist countries, where a much more consistent, long-lasting and coherent policy existed and where much more radical measures were undertaken presupposing isotria financial efforts on the part of the State, as was the case in Hungary and Czechoslovakia, the results were the same.

This overturning of the social hierarchy was for the new regime a simple and certain means of securing loyal followers. Inthe Union was disbanded by the Communist authorities together with all other organisations that did not fit in with the totalitarian system. This page was last edited on 22 Septemberat They were provided with dwellings in nationalised houses in urban areas that had become poor and which were possibly earmarked for demolition.

Even at the end of the s and the beginning of the s, when a programme of this nature did exist, the authorities did not deal with the Gypsies in a serious way. For example, blacksmiths found a new role in heavy industry and construction; the Gypsies of the villages around Bucharest found work in large numbers as builders etc. Some families were moved from counties with many nomads Mures, Alba and others into other counties, resulting in a certain movement of Gypsies to other areas.

Even if they were provided with houses, tiganilir Gypsies continued to live for a time in a tent pitched in the isroria, with the house used as a stable for the horses.

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