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Traveller"s History

Richard Muir

Traveller"s History

of Britain and Ireland (Mermaid Books)

by Richard Muir

  • 314 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Ireland,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Antiquities,
  • British Isles,
  • Description and travel,
  • Great Britain,
  • Guide-books,
  • Historic sites,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9306680M
    ISBN 100718128397
    ISBN 109780718128395
    OCLC/WorldCa14966565

    Meath Travellers’ Workshops is a voluntary Community Development Organisation, which is a partnership of Travellers and Settled people working together. Our Programmes include Traveller Heritage and Culture Awareness, Childcare, Youth and Community Development and addressing Traveller issues such as Education, Accommodation and Employment.   Gypsy Travellers have a long history in Britain and modern Gypsy culture is the product of many influences but its roots reach back as far .

    History. There is written evidence for the presence of Roma travellers in the Scottish Lowlands as early as , when – during the reign of James IV – an entry in a book kept by the Lord High Treasurer records a payment of four shillings to a Peter Ker to take a letter from the king at Hunthall, to the "King of Rowmais". Two days later. The power of the guide, says Ramsey, also the author of a children’s book and a play focused on Green-Book history, was that it “created a safety net. If a person could travel by car—and Author: Jacinda Townsend.

    This book is divided into 3 volumes. This is the first volume, named the "Exploration of the World" and it covers the period in the World's history of exploration from B.C. to the close of the 17th century. The second and third volumes are respectively entitled "The great navigators of the 18th century" and "The great navigators of the 19th. Accompanied by the transcripts of the Travellers’ words we gain insight into a people in transition. Caught between nostalgia for a vanishing past and an uncertain future, concern over loss of traditional values and a fatalistic acceptance of present difficulties, the book provides a wider meditation on the history of 20 th century development.


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For travellers, or anyone wanting a brief overview of Italian history, this is the book. Very readable, with chapters covering the various episodes of all Italian history, starting with prehistoric peoples on the peninsula/5(15). As a history of Ireland, this book is not even that inspiring.

Rather dry and sometimes pedantic, it lacks the lyrical energy that so informs the Irish love-affair with the written and spoken word. To get a sense of the flavour of Ireland's history, you'd do far better to read such personal accounts as Frank McCourt's deservedly popular memoirs /5(3). The Traveller's History book series by multiple authors includes books A Traveller's History of York, A Traveller's History of Bath, A Traveller's History of Greece, and several more.

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A Travellers History of Canada book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Traveller's History series is designed for travel /5.

Travellers History book nearly 30 years, a guide called the “Negro Motorist Green Book” provided African Americans with advice on safe places to eat and sleep when they traveled through the Jim Crow-era United States.

Travellers History book   The book is worth the read precisely because it’s history from the horse’s mouth; Le Bas gives time and effort to communicating Romany culture to the reader. The life of an Irish Traveller in Ireland or Northern Ireland is also still one of hardship; the same poor education outcomes and a suicide rate 6 times the national average keep Author: Aisling Twomey.

Editorial Reviews. Reading like a novel, each of Ferguson's tales heightens the thrill of the previous chapter.

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Historical accounts of the American-Irish Travellers as seen through their eyes and the eyes of their ancestors. It is a glimpse into a people that have isolated themselves from conventional America.

It uses facts and reality to discredit lies and propaganda. Irish Travellers: An Undocumented Journey Through History. #Vanlife #Photography #Cake We are the Cookes, Nicola, Nigel and Guinness (our year-old cat). We love to travel. Okay perhaps Guinness is a little indiffe.

Irish Travellers - History and Cultural Relations Travellers are indigenous to Ireland. Although there has been some intermarriage with British Gypsies, Travellers are genetically closest to other Irish people.

Nevertheless, they have formed a sufficiently isolated breeding population to have diverged from the Irish population at a number of. Buy a cheap copy of Traveller's History France book by Robert Cole. Millions of travellers visit France each year.

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Travellers in Ireland – Whose Country, Whose History. () McLaughlin, Jim. Irish Travellers (ISBN Liffey Press) Hayes, Michael. Travellers in the Irish. An ethnic minority in Ireland, the Travellers have lived on the margins of mainstream Irish society for centuries.

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A Traveller's History of Oxford gives the reader a clear account of Oxford's earliest beginnings from Roman times, its Anglo-Saxon past, its importance in medieval England, the founding of the different colleges, its status as Royalist capital during the Civil War and its recovery and continuing growth right up to the 21st century.

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Thus, although the cover of Becky Taylor's book, Another Darkness, Another Dawn: A History of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers, uses images (perhaps ironically) that play to popular ideas of the romantic, exotic and squalid/poverty stricken Romani, it is a relief to find that the text is far more sophisticated and challenging.

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