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A Minority and the State – Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century - Manchester Scholarship Online
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A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Becky Taylor


This book is a history of Britain's travelling communities in the twentieth century, drawing together detailed archival research at local and national levels to explore the impact of state and legislative developments on Travellers, as well as their experience of missions, education, war and welfare. It also covers legal developments affecting Travellers, whose history, it argues, must not be dealt with in isolation but as part of a wider history of British minorities. The book will be of interest to scholars and students concerned with minority groups, the welfare state and the expansion of g ... More

Keywords: Britain's travelling communities, Travellers, missions, education, war, welfare, British minorities, minority groups, welfare state, expansion of government

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780719075674
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Becky Taylor, author

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