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  • Sacred History and National Identityby Jason Nice

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The late sixteenth century saw a redrawing of the borders of north-west Europe. Wales and Brittany entered into unions with neighboring countries England and France. This book uses Brittany and Wales' responses to unification to describe a comparative history of national identity during the early modern period. more...

  • The Little Book of Cardiffby David Collins; Gareth Bennett

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    Authors David and Gareth take a trip through the places, peculiarities and past practices of Cardiff, stopping off to sample the culinary (and alcoholic) delights of the city along the way. From Clark?s Pies and a heaped helping of ?Half and Half? to the oddities of the ?Kaairdiff? accent, this fact-packed compendium reveals the contributions Cardiff... more...

  • The Little Book of Norwichby Neil R. Storey

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    The Little Book of Norwich is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and events in the city, from its earliest origins to the present day. Here you can read about entertainment, sport, industries, military history, transport, death and religion, crime and punishment, the coast, rivers and waterways. Also included are... more...

  • The A-Z of Curious Flintshireby David Rowe

    The History Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    Flintshire, the northern gateway to Wales, is a county rich in heritage. It is home to ancient artefacts, medieval buildings and country houses, and has had many fascinating residents such as the grand old man of politics, W.E. Gladstone, and the famous naturalist and writer, Thomas Pennant. As with much of Wales, Flintshire is also a place of myth... more...

  • The Little Book of Carmarthenshireby Russell Grigg

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    Fast-paced and fact-packed, this compendium revels in the history, places and people of Wales? largest county. Carmarthenshire?s rich heritage is explored within, including sport, industry, religion, education and the arts. This whistle-stop tour through the ?Garden of Wales? covers both celebrated characters and murky pasts, taking in the county?s... more...

  • Swansea in 100 Datesby Geoff Brookes

    The History Press 2015; US$ 4.99

    Experience 100 key dates that shaped Swansea?s history, highlighted its people?s genius (or silliness) and embraced the unexpected. Featuring an amazing mix of social, criminal and sporting events, this book reveals a past that will fascinate, delight and even shock both residents and visitors of the city. more...

  • Nyeby Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds; Neil Kinnock

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Prehistoric and Early Walesby I. Ll. Foster; Glyn Daniel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • A History of Modern Wales 1536-1990by 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...