Gmelch, George

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GMELCH, George

GMELCH, George. American, b. 1944. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: McGill University, Montreal, assistant professor, 1973-75; State University of New York, Albany, assistant professor, 1975-80; Union College, Schenectady, New York, professor and chairman of anthropology, 1981-. Publications: Irish Tinkers: The Urbanization of an Itinerant People, 1977, 1985; To Shorten the Road: Traveller Folk Tales from Ireland, 1978; (ed.) J.M. Synge: In Wicklow, West Kerry and Connemara, 1980; (with W.P. Zenner) Urban Life: Readings in Urban Anthropology, 1980; Double Passage: the Lives of Caribbean Migrants, 1992; The Parrish behind God's Back: The Changing Culture of Rural Barbados, 1996; In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball People, 1997; The Ballplayers: Inside the Life of Professional Baseball, 2000; Behind the Smile: The Working Lives of Caribbean Tourism, 2003. Address: Dept of Anthropology, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]