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- 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...
- Aurum Press 2013; US$ 7.29
Byron Rogers? Wales is not the stereotypical nation of rugby heroes, eisteddfods and coal mining. His travels take him to an altogether stranger and more magical country. He pieces together the story of Kaiser Wilhelm?s sojourn in a Welsh spa town before the Great War, and tours the Welsh waxwork museum largely populated with effigies of Prince Philip... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 149.99
Culture, Politics and National Identity in Wales 1832-86 offers the first comprehensive account of politics in Victorian Wales. Based on a wealth of previously unused sources in both English and Welsh, and grounded firmly in recent scholarship on electioneering elsewhere in Britain, it challenges the existing narrative of political history in the principality.... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 75.00
This is the first significant study of the entrepreneurial society created by the Welsh coal boom (most books up to now having concentrated upon the workers and the unions). more...
- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 20.00
Through an exploration of her country home in Wales, acclaimed travel writer Jan Morris discovers the heart of her fascinating country and what it means to be Welsh. Trefan Morys, Morris's home between the sea and mountains of the remote northwest corner of Wales, is the 18th-century stable block of her former family house nearby. Surrounding it are... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95
This is the first volume to examine how the history of Wales was written in a period that saw the emergence of professional historiography, largely focused on the nation, across Europe and in the United States. It thus sets Wales in the context of recent work on national history writing in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and, more particularly,... more...