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- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 80.00
This is the first book about the historian John Edward Lloyd (18611947), whose A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest (1911) marks a turning point in the writing of Welsh history. Part One traces Lloyds life, focusing especially on his career as a historian, while Part Two explores key themes arising from his... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2009; US$ 10.99
Id always felt that the real Wales was lying there waiting to be discovered, just off the main road, behind the tea rooms, down the track, up over the hill.'Wanting to explore Wales by bicycle, Richard Guise laid out his map on the kitchen table, identified its four compass points and, using string and jam jars, connected them in a way that... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 8.99
From the Roman invasion, through tall tales of Merlin and King Arthur, and right up to and beyond the incredible power of the mining industry, 'Wales, A Very Peculiar History' takes a quirky, sideways look at some of the slightly bizarre aspects of the home of welsh rarebit, Maelgwn the Dragon, and Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 25.00
This book provides the visitor to the castles of Wales with a history and description of the main castles open to the public. There is an easy-to-understand outline of how castles developed, as well as features that give more detail of the different parts of a castle, such as keeps and gatehouses. more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
When Edward I's troops forced the destruction of Dafydd ap Gruffudd in 1283 they brought to an end the line of truly independent native rules in Wales that had endured throughout recorded history. In the early middle ages Wales was composed of a variety of independent kingdoms with varying degrees of power, influence and stability, each ruled by proud... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 26.24
Welsh genealogy is usually included with its English cousin, but there are significant differences between the two, and anyone wishing to trace their Welsh ancestry will encounter peculiarities that are not covered by books on English family history. There is a separate system of archives and repositories in Wales, there are difference in civil registration... more...
- Summersdale 2010; US$ 9.99
From the South Downs Way to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, there is no better way to discover the spectacular diversity of southern Britain's landscape than on foot. Whether you enjoy exploring green and gently rolling valleys or tackling rugged cliff-top paths, there are walks here to keep you rambling all year round. An indefatigable walker, David... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2004; US$ 70.00
Until relatively recently, immigrant and ethnic minority groups were relegated to one of the silences in the history of modern Wales. Where they were mentioned at all it was as outsiders who added a dash of colour and exoticism to the story of the majority but who had little to contribute to our understanding of developments in the mainstream... more...