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- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99
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).Mark Lawson Jones?... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 25.00
Covers both the royal families that existed in pre-Conquest Wales and the predominantly English royal families that have ruled over Wales since medieval times. This book examines the changing relationships between the rulers and the ruled in Wales, over a period from the early Middle Ages. more...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 80.00
This is the first book about the historian John Edward Lloyd (18611947), whose A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest (1911) marks a turning point in the writing of Welsh history. Part One traces Lloyds life, focusing especially on his career as a historian, while Part Two explores key themes arising from his... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 40.00
Welsh Ballads of the French Revolution (17931815) is an edition of ballads composed in the Welsh language during a momentous period in the history of Western civilization. The texts respond to the upheavals of the Revolutionary decade and its afermath, as people in Britain began to react to the violent deaths of the French monarchs, to the danger... more...
- University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 40.00
This ground-breaking anthology presents loyalist and radical poetry and prose from the newspapers, almanacs and periodicals current in Wales from the outbreak of the French Revolution in1789 to the Peace of Amiens in 1802, together with an extended introduction and two maps. more...
- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 20.00
Through an exploration of her country home in Wales, acclaimed travel writer Jan Morris discovers the heart of her fascinating country and what it means to be Welsh. Trefan Morys, Morris's home between the sea and mountains of the remote northwest corner of Wales, is the 18th-century stable block of her former family house nearby. Surrounding it are... more...