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  • History of Modern Wales 1536-1990, Aby Philip Jenkins

    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...

  • Carmarthen in the Great Warby Steven David John

    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...

  • Welsh Historyby Geoff Brookes

    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...

  • Llywelyn ap Gruffuddby J. Beverley Smith

    University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    This is an English-language study of Llywelyn ap Gruffud (c.1225–82), 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...

  • Writing a Small Nation's Pastby Neil Evans; Huw Pryce

    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...

  • Everything I Have Always Forgottenby Owain Hughes

    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...

  • Negroes in Britainby K. L. Little

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Further Afieldby Terence Jenkins

    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...

  • Britannia's Dragonby J D Davies

    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 of Wales 25,000BC - AD 2000by Prys Morgan

    The History Press 2013; US$ 26.24

    A beautifully illustrated history of Wales from prehistory to the present day. more...