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- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 40.00
This study is the first to consider the impact of the crusades and crusading on medieval Wales. By looking at references to crusading in poetry, chronicles and other literature , examining efforts at recruitment and assessing the levels of participation and interaction, it considers the level of interest in the crusading movement shown in Wales and... more...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 24.99
The story of one of the few Ministers who served in all four Labour Governments under Harold Wilson, James Callaghan and Tony Blair. As Attorney General he developed the doctrine of armed intervention in the affairs of another state, Kosovo, without a Security Council Resolution, in order to avert an overwhelming humanitarian disaster and appeared... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 26.24
The daughter of one king and the lover of another; matriarch of a powerful dynasty and the cause of conflict and war: Nest, princess of Dyfed, became a legend. Through the years of the Norman invasion and conquest of South Wales, she was the friend, ally, confidant and temptress of kings, princes and barons. After the death in battle of her father,... 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$ 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...
- 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...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 8.99
From the Roman invasion, through tall tales of Merlin and King Arthur, and right up to and beyond the incredible power of the mining industry, 'Wales, A Very Peculiar History' takes a quirky, sideways look at some of the slightly bizarre aspects of the home of welsh rarebit, Maelgwn the Dragon, and Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
When Edward I's troops forced the destruction of Dafydd ap Gruffudd in 1283 they brought to an end the line of truly independent native rules in Wales that had endured throughout recorded history. In the early middle ages Wales was composed of a variety of independent kingdoms with varying degrees of power, influence and stability, each ruled by proud... more...