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|Format: ||Paperback, 320 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 August 2005|
Following 18 carefully structured lessons, this Romani language primer explores the vocabulary and grammar of the Kalderash Roma in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Designed for beginner students, this course reference begins with the basic verbs and nouns and builds through to the subtler grammatical necessities of reading and speaking the language. Quotations from native speakers, poems, songs, proverbs, and folktales add to the cultural and historical understanding of the language.
About the Author
Ronald Lee is a native Kalderash speaker who teaches a course on the Romani Diaspora at the University of Toronto. He is also President of the Romani Community and Advocacy Centre in Toronto. Very active on behalf of the Roma community in Canada, he is a representative of the Roma National Congress as well as a member of the board overseeing the disbursement of Swiss assets to Romani survivors of the Nazi Holocaust who now live in Canada. He also performs Romani music with his folk group E Zhivindi Yag.
University of Hertfordshire Press|
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