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- Parthian Books 2015; US$ 15.99
In this informal guide to Wales, Griff Rhys Jones rediscovers ?the land of his aunties.? Born in Cardiff but raised in Essex, Griff is returning home on a mission to explore the real Wales: the one beyond the tourist trail that exists in the deep beautiful countryside, full of hidden treasures and eccentric characters that make this country so unique.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 32.00
Aneurin ? Nye ? Bevan was one of the pivotal Labour Party figures of the post-war era in Britain. As Minister for Health in Attlee?s government, his role in the foundation of the National Health Service, the world?s largest publically-funded health service, changed the face of British society forever. The son of a coal miner from South Wales, Bevan... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
Rich in detail but vigorous, authoritative and unsentimental, A History of Modern Wales is a comprehensive and unromanticised examination of Wales as it was and is. It stresses both the long-term continuities in Welsh history, and also the significant regional differences within the principality. more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 12.99
How the experience of war impacted on the town, from the initial enthusiasm for sorting out the German kaiser in time for Christmas 1914, to the gradual realization of the enormity of human sacrifice the families of Carmarthen were committed to as the war stretched out over the next four years. A record of the growing disillusion of the people, their... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
This book contains hundreds of 'strange but true' facts and anecdotes about Welsh history. Arranged into a miniature history of Wales, and with bizarre and hilarious true tales for every era, it will interest and delight readers everywhere. The earliest prehistoric burial in Europe was found in Wales. The skeleton was known as the 'Red Lady of Paviland'... 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...
- 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...
- Seren 2013; US$ 14.57
Everything I Have Always Forgotten is the story of Owain Hughes? childhood in the 40s and 50s. He spent it in boarding schools and in his family?s large (but electricity-free) house, on the banks and waters of the Dwyryd estuary, and above all walking in the mountains. The landscape of North Wales – with Snowdonia in the near distance – dominated... more...