Middle East History Books for Children

A History Of The Romani People

History Of The Romani People
ASIN: 1563979624

Boyds Mills Press


Author: Hristo Kyuchukov / Ian Hancock

A thousand years ago, a group of people who later became the Romanies were driven out of northern India by an invading army. This group then took to traveling the world, adopting words, cultural customs, and religious beliefs from the people they encountered. Romani authors Hristo Kyuchukov and Ian Hancock explain why Gypsy is a scornful name and why they prefer to be called Romanies.
Your kids will love Romani People. Written by Hristo Kyuchukov / Ian Hancock and it was published on the 1st of September, 2005 by Boyds Mills Press. This version is the 1st ed. has 32 pages and it has colorfully illustrated maps. Whilst reading can be something of which everybody can engage in, you will discover surely many different ways where you will make the thrill greater. There are people who say they don't have time to read, nevertheless reading can also be an excellent use of time, particularly with the appropriate child's book. See this advice and you'll love reading much more now.

A thousand years ago, a group of men and women who later became the Romani were drive out of northern India by an invading army. Readers learn how the Romani work to help keep their language and traditions alive while living in cities and towns just like the rest of us. The Romani authors explain why"Gypsy"is a scornful name, and why they pick to be known as Romanies, as they call themselves. With precision and grace, this book gives readers a glimpse in to the lives lived by the Romani in the past and present, helping us to understand and appreciate this distinctive culture. Now Hristo Kyuchukov and Ian Hancock give readers the insider's perspective to this fascinating group of folks. Little by little, the Romani integrated these new beliefs with their old ways, eventually creating the special Romani culture known right now. They enlighten readers to Romani traditions, such as those surrounding weddings, the arrival of a baby, and the death of a household member. This group then took to traveling the world, adopting words, cultural customs, and religious beliefs from the people they encountered all through their journeys.



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