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- Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 35.00
The Impact of the Edwardian Castles in Wales publishes the proceedings of a conference held in 2007, a year that marked the seventh centenary of the death of King Edward I, which set out to review recent scholarship on castles that he built in north Wales after two wars, in 1277 and 1282-83 and a Welsh uprising in 1294-95, and to rethink the effect... more...
- Windgather Press 2009; US$ 20.00
The dramatic and stunning Welsh coastal landscapes of the island of Anglesey are documented in this beautiful pictorial record of the history of Anglesey's coast, from prehistoric times to the present day. The fact that Anglesey is an island has been crucial to its history, its coast the scene of prehistoric fishing and oyster catching, Neolithic... 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...
- 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...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 70.00
Uses a case study of the Denbighshire town of Ruthin to discuss both the significance of Englishness versus Welshness and of gender distinctions in the network of small Anglo-Welsh urban centres which emerged in north Wales following the English conquest of 1282. more...
- University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 40.00
Welsh Ballads of the French Revolution (17931815) is an edition of ballads composed in the Welsh language during a momentous period in the history of Western civilization. The texts respond to the upheavals of the Revolutionary decade and its afermath, as people in Britain began to react to the violent deaths of the French monarchs, to the danger... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
Gruffudd ap Llywelyn (c. 1013-63) was the king who came closest to becoming Wales's Alfred, yet - 1,000 years after his birth - the would-be nation builder is all but forgotten. Gruffudd united Wales and conquered border land that had been in English hands for centuries, turning the Viking threat into a powerful weapon. In 1055 he led a great army... more...
- University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 40.00
This ground-breaking anthology presents loyalist and radical poetry and prose from the newspapers, almanacs and periodicals current in Wales from the outbreak of the French Revolution in1789 to the Peace of Amiens in 1802, together with an extended introduction and two maps. more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86
The First and Second World Wars had a profound effect on all parts of Great Britain, and the comparatively isolated and rural island of Anglesey was no exception. Men were recruited and conscripted into the armed forces in large numbers and some parts of Angleley, such as the port town of Holyhead, sprang to life. Many Anglesey men found themselves... more...
- University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 85.00
This is an English-language study of Llywelyn ap Gruffud (c.122582), prince of Wales. The author takes thirteenth-century Wales as a backdrop against which to analyse the nature of Welsh politics and the complexities of the Anglo-Welsh relations. more...