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  • Wales and the Crusadesby Kathryn Hurlock

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    This study is the first to consider the impact of the crusades and crusading on medieval Wales. By looking at references to crusading in poetry, chronicles and other literature , examining efforts at recruitment and assessing the levels of participation and interaction, it considers the level of interest in the crusading movement shown in Wales and... more...

  • Wales Says Yesby Richard Wyn Jones; Roger Scully

    University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    The definitive account of the 2011 Referendum by Wales’ two leading political analysts, that will prove as provocative as it is authoritative. more...

  • The History of Wales 25,000BC - AD 2000by Prys Morgan

    The History Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    A beautifully illustrated history of Wales from prehistory to the present day. more...

  • The Little Book of Walesby Mark Lawson-Jones

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    The Little Book of Wales is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and history in Wales. Here we find out about the country?s most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of wacky facts (plus some authentically bizarre bits of historic trivia).Mark Lawson Jones?... more...

  • Prehistoric and Early Walesby I. Ll. Foster; Glyn Daniel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This volume is based on lectures given when the British Summer School of Archaeology was held at Bangor in August 1959. It is a summary account of current knowledge then about ancient Wales written for archaeologists, historians and others, covering the Old Stone Age, Neolithic Wales, the Bronze Age, Early Iron Age, Roman Wales and Wales in the fifth... more...

  • The Little Book of Carmarthenshireby Russell Grigg

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    Fast-paced and fact-packed, this compendium revels in the history, places and people of Wales? largest county. Carmarthenshire?s rich heritage is explored within, including sport, industry, religion, education and the arts. This whistle-stop tour through the ?Garden of Wales? covers both celebrated characters and murky pasts, taking in the county?s... more...

  • The Little Book of Norwichby Neil R. Storey

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    The Little Book of Norwich is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and events in the city, from its earliest origins to the present day. Here you can read about entertainment, sport, industries, military history, transport, death and religion, crime and punishment, the coast, rivers and waterways. Also included are... more...

  • The Little Book of Cardiffby David Collins; Gareth Bennett

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    Authors David and Gareth take a trip through the places, peculiarities and past practices of Cardiff, stopping off to sample the culinary (and alcoholic) delights of the city along the way. From Clark?s Pies and a heaped helping of ?Half and Half? to the oddities of the ?Kaairdiff? accent, this fact-packed compendium reveals the contributions Cardiff... more...

  • Royal Walesby Deborah Fisher

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Covers both the royal families that existed in pre-Conquest Wales and the predominantly English royal families that have ruled over Wales since medieval times. This book examines the changing relationships between the rulers and the ruled in Wales, over a period from the early Middle Ages. more...

  • Lords of the Central Marchesby Brock Holden

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    In the Middle Ages, the March between England and Wales was a contested frontier zone, a 'land of war'. Brock Holden examines how the English aristocracy of this borderland organised themselves and their followers - politically, socially, economically and militarily - in order to survive against the increasing power of their Welsh opponents. more...