Modern Wales A Concise History c. 1485-1979 by Gareth Elwyn Jones

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  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social conditions,
  • History,
  • Wales,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

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Number of Pages376
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ISBN 100521242320
ISBN 109780521242325

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The author explains key aspects of the making of modern Wales in the 19th and 20th centuries. He discusses topics that include political issues from the age of Lloyd George to that of Nye Bevan, a variety of localities, both This work presents a series of studies that examine the impact of democracy and the growth of the idea of nationhood in the making of modern Wales/5(2).

Book Description First published inthis second edition of a highly-regarded survey of the history of Wales in modern times contains fully updated reference material and a new final chapter.

"A clear, crisp and thoroughly sensible narrative which will prove a real boon to students and general readers."--The Times Literary SupplementCited by: Modern Wales: A Concise History Out of Print--Limited Availability. This book surveys the history of Wales from It explores a society that was dominated by the landed gentry, then divided at the Modern Wales book Revolution, which transformed the face and fortune of Wales, as well as its place in British : Hardcover.

Modern Wales: A Concise History. First published inthis second edition of a highly-regarded survey of the history of Wales in modern times contains fully updated reference material and a new final chapter/5. : The Foundations Of Modern Wales (Oxford History Of Wales) (V. 4) (): Jenkins, Geraint H.: Books.

Excerpt from The Making of Modern Wales: Studies Modern Wales book the Tudor Settlement of Wales This book is not intended to be a History of Modern Wales, but an attempt to describe the transformation of Mediaeval into Modern Wales.

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. 5/5(1). In Rebirth of a Nation the acclaimed historian Kenneth O. Morgan provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive analysis of modern Welsh history. Taking as its starting-pointthe book covers all aspects of the nations history from political, social, economic and religious development to literary, intellectual, and sporting achievement/5(1).

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This book is the second edition of Gareth Elwyn Jones's highly-regarded survey of the history of Wales in modern times, first published in It explores first a pre-industrial society, dominated by the landed gentry, and goes on to discuss the legacy of the Industrial s: 1.

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A History of Modern Wales (2nd ed., John Murray, ) by David Williams, first published inis a classic work which combines meticulous scholarship with lucidity of language and presentation.

Many of the contours mapped out by Williams have recently been revised by Gareth E. Jones in Modern Wales. Modern Wales: politics, places and people. [Kenneth O Morgan] -- Drawing on an unrivalled knowledge of the sources, Kenneth O.

Morgan discusses in this important collection key issues in the making of modern Wales as a distinctive part of the United Kingdom. The modern history of Wales starts in the 19th century when South Wales became heavily industrialised with ironworks; this, along with the spread of coal mining to the Cynon and Rhondda valleys from the s, led to an increase in population.

The social effects of industrialisation resulted in armed uprisings against the mainly English owners. Welsh locations have inspired some of the world's finest poetry and plays, including by Dylan Thomas (above).

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If a Welsh writer chooses to write in English, this does not mean that they are unable to speak Welsh as well. In some cases, such as Jan Morris or Gillian Clarke, English-language writers have. A History Of Modern Wales, 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/5(7). City & Town Name Generator. The city and town name generator uses a database of over five million names across more than countries.

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First Published eBook Published 13 October Pub. location London. Imprint by: Written by a historian for ordinary people Accessible language, interestingly crafted and a pleasure to read. I recommend anyone who is interested in the development of Wales read this book.

I especially like the way John Davies described the development of Modern Wales through the 19th and 20th centuries. I will read it again one by: Women and Gender in Early Modern Wales helps to redress the balance as it examines the material, social and cultural experiences of women in Wales and explores how those experiences were defined alongside or against those of men.

It is the first book devoted to the lives of women in Wales during the period from the alter middle ages to the eve. 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 color and exoticism to the story of the majority but who had little to contribute to our understanding of developments in the "mainstream" of society. Modern Period. View digital versions of manuscripts from the modern period.

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It was the Iron Capital of the world. It was, as the title of Merthyr native Joe England’s magnificent history proclaims, the Crucible of Modern : Joe England. This book is an original statement on the making of contemporary Wales from the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) researchers.

It deploys a novel ‘new localities’ theoretical framework and innovative mapping techniques to represent spatial patterns in data. This new expanded edition of Modern Welshis the ideal reference source for all speakers and learners of Welsh, suitable for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes at all levels.

Focusing on contemporary spoken Welsh, this new enlarged edition features a substantial new function-based section, explaining and exemplifying a wide range of sentence and phrase 5/5(2).

This is a tale haunted as much by normality as abnormality, presenting an extraordinary vision of rural Wales’s true complexity. • The Dig by Cynan Jones is published in paperback by Granta : Cynan Jones. Land. Wales is bounded by the Dee estuary and Liverpool Bay to the north, the Irish Sea to the west, the Severn estuary and the Bristol Channel to the south, and England to the east.

Anglesey (Môn), the largest island in England and Wales, lies off the northwestern coast and is linked to the mainland by road and rail bridges. The varied coastline of Wales measures about miles. Expand/Collapse Synopsis 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 : Taylor And Francis.

Modern Wales RSS Book Review, Brenda Chamberlain, Modern Wales, - Janu The history of Wales begins with the arrival of human beings in the region thousands of years ago.

Neanderthals lived in what is now Wales, or Cymru to the Welsh people, at leastyears ago, while Homo sapiens arrived by ab BC. However, continuous habitation by modern humans dates from the period after the end of the last ice age around BC, and Wales.

Modern Wales: A Concise History, –, Owen, Trefor M. The Customs and Traditions of Wales, Rees, David Ben. Although published as e-books on Kindle & Smashwords, I would love to send anyone interested in ancient Welsh/Brythonic history my original manuscripts on Word, as they look more how I want them to look, should I.

Water has been a relatively neglected area of historical investigation. This study examines the changing way in which water has been used in England and Wales since the industrial revolution, through the Victorian period and up to the s.

The author stresses the environmental and political issues as well as the social: the development of water supply and sewage treatment. The book ends with the coming of political devolution and the emergence of a greater measure of cultural pluralism.

Professor Jenkins's lavishly illustrated volume provides enthralling material for scholars, students, general readers, and travellers to Wales. "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.

Nice uses Brittany and Wales' responses to unification to write a comparative history of national identity during the early modern period. The Estates of Brittany and the Council in the Marches of Wales. Read this book on Questia. The Irish in Wrexham, – Peter Jones. On 15 Aprilthe Wrexham Advertiser carried a piece purporting to be a dialogue between a census enumerator and an Irish woman.

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