Ian Hancock received his Ph.D. from London University and teaches Romani studies at the University of Texas, Austin, where he is the director of the Romani Archives and Documentation Center. He was born in Britain but descends on his father's side from the Benczi Imre family, which left Hungary in the second half of the 19th century. In 1998 President Clinton appointed him to represent Romanies on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. he is the author of over 300 books and articles, mostly on the Roma.
I just recently read this book, and I think it is very good, especially for those of non-Rom blood who would like some basic information. Read morePublished on April 28 2004 by S W
An absolutely indispensable book if you are interested in Romani culture. It gives a great explanation of how gaujos (Non-Romani) should present questions, and gives answers to... Read morePublished on March 3 2003 by Amber Hansford