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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Minority Rights in Europe: Roma

A beginner's guide to researching the issues faced by various minority groups in Europe.

Searching for Roma in the UIUC Library Catalog

Here are some common search terms:

Roma (Most commonly accepted term in modern times.)

Romani (Adjective)

Gypsy (Considered by many to be a pejorative, but still in use by some Roma people.  May be more common in historical materials.)

Traveller (Refers both to Roma and other nomadic peoples, such as Irish Travellers.)

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