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- The History Press 2015; US$ 7.99
Flintshire, the northern gateway to Wales, is a county rich in heritage. It is home to ancient artefacts, medieval buildings and country houses, and has had many fascinating residents such as the grand old man of politics, W.E. Gladstone, and the famous naturalist and writer, Thomas Pennant. As with much of Wales, Flintshire is also a place of myth... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 4.99
This collection of nostalgic, humorous and moving tales follows Rhymney-born Dai Morrissey as he leaves the Valley aged eighteen. Dai travels to Englantrd where he works for Hudson and Terraplane, fitting radios into their luxury cars. Through this work he meets a few celebrities and also his future wife, whom he takes home to meet his family in Wales.... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Swansea has long been a busy industrial port and has always had an edgy history. Explore the hidden stories from its long and dangerous past, with tales of rebellion, shipwreck and murder. From Romans to the Red Lady, Viking raids to English attacks, deadly diseases, slums, cholera and Nazi bombs, you'll never see the city in the same way again.Why... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99
?The earliest prehistoric burial in Europe was found in Wales. The skeleton was known as the ?Red Lady of Paviland? ? well, until scientists discovered that it had, in fact, belonged to a man???Rhodri the Great?, Wales? first king, was killed by a Saxon army. The second King of Wales was killed by his own men?English armies usually contained Welsh... more...
- 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...
- 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...