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- 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...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 5.99
After the success of his trilogy of London books, Another Man?s London, London Lives, and London Tales, author, journalist and London guide, Terence Jenkins turns his attention further afield. We follow him from Cumbria to Kent, from Surrey to Suffolk, from Dorset to his home country, Wales. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 27.69
Wales has a long coastline, and nowhere is more than about forty miles from the sea or a navigable river. From the earliest times, Welshmen have used the sea and the sea has shaped the history of the country. Seapower was arguably one of the most decisive factors in ending the nation's independence. The Welsh contribution to piracy has also long been... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
Independent Wales was defined in the centuries after the Romans withdrew from Britain in AD 410. The Welsh achieved this despite Irish and Viking raids and colonisation, despite the growing power of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, and despite frequent and often bitter dissension between themselves. Pressure from the east increased from the eleventh century... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
The Little Book of Wales is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and history in Wales. Here we find out about the country's most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of wacky facts (plus some authentically bizarre bits of historic trivia). A reference... more...