Danger! Educated Gypsy: Selected Essays [NOOK Book]

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Penned by a noted Gypsy scholar, this collection of writings examines Romani history, culture, language, and politics and covers topics that range from responses to the Romani Holocaust and Romani religion to anti-Gypsy racism and oppression. Giving a voice to an often misunderstood community, this record includes personal stories, persuasive research, heartfelt criticisms, and sincere advice. Informative and dynamic, this volume strives to debunk the myths and prejudices surrounding the Roma and to examine how ...

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Danger! Educated Gypsy: Selected Essays

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Overview

Penned by a noted Gypsy scholar, this collection of writings examines Romani history, culture, language, and politics and covers topics that range from responses to the Romani Holocaust and Romani religion to anti-Gypsy racism and oppression. Giving a voice to an often misunderstood community, this record includes personal stories, persuasive research, heartfelt criticisms, and sincere advice. Informative and dynamic, this volume strives to debunk the myths and prejudices surrounding the Roma and to examine how Romani identity has been formed in the course of their long history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781907396304
  • Publisher: University of Hertfordshire Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,183,312
  • File size: 6 MB

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Ian Hancock is a linguist; a Romani scholar; a political advocate; and an English, linguistics, and Asian studies professor at the University of Texas–Austin. He has represented the Romani people at the United Nations and served as a member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council under President Bill Clinton. He is the author of The Pariah Syndrome and We are the Romani People. He lives in Austin, Texas. Dileep Karanth is a physics lecturer at the University of Wisconsin–Parkside. He lives in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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