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  • The Revolt of Owain Glyndwr in Medieval English Chroniclesby Alicia Marchant

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    An examination of the portrayal of one of the most important uprisings in the middle ages in subsequent history writing. more...

  • The Impact of the Edwardian Castles in Walesby Diane Williams; John R. Kenyon

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 25.01

    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...

  • Angleseyby Frances Lynch; Mick Sharp; Jean Williamson

    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...

  • Britannia's Dragonby J D. Davies

    The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    This is the first book ever written about Wales' part in naval history. Based on extensive research, it tells a compelling story that spans nearly two thousand years, from the Romans to the present. Many Welshmen - and women - have served in both the Royal Navy and the navies of other countries. Welshmen played major parts in voyages of exploration,... more...

  • Welsh Genealogyby Bruce Durie

    The History Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    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 for Wales, there are differences in civil registration... more...

  • Welsh Kingsby Kari Maund

    The History Press 2011; US$ 7.99

    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...

  • Princess Nest of Walesby Kari Maund

    The History Press 2007; US$ 11.99

    The daughter of one king and the lover of another; matriarch of a powerful dynasty and the cause of conflict and war: Nest, princess of Dyfed, became a legend. This biography reveals Nest's role in one of the most exciting and dynamic periods of Welsh, Irish and English history. more...

  • The Welsh Wars of Independenceby David Moore

    The History Press 2007; US$ 7.99

    Independent Wales was defined in the centuries after the Romans withdrew from Britain in AD 410. The wars of Welsh independence encompassed centuries of raids, expeditions, battles and sieges, but they were more than a series of military encounters: they were a political process. more...

  • Irish Migrants in Modern Walesby O'Leary Paul

    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...

  • Making Sense of Walesby Graham Day

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    This volume gives an account of the main changes that have taken place in Welsh society since the 1950s, as well as analysing the major effort to interpret those changes. more...