A Concise History of Wales (Cambridge Concise Histories) by Geraint H. Jenkins PDF

By Geraint H. Jenkins

in line with historic study and debates approximately Wales and Welshness, this quantity deals an authoritative and available account of the interval from Neanderthal instances to the outlet of the Senedd, the house of the nationwide meeting for Wales, in 2006. inside of a remarkably short and stimulating compass, Geraint H. Jenkins explores the emergence of Wales as a state, its altering identities and values, and the variations its humans skilled and survived through the centuries. within the face of possible overwhelming odds, the Welsh by no means reconciled themselves to political, social and cultural subordination, and constructed inventive methods of conserving a particular experience in their otherness. The booklet ends with the arrival of political devolution and the emergence of a better degree of cultural pluralism. Professor Jenkins's lavishly illustrated quantity offers captivating fabric for students, scholars, normal readers, and guests to Wales.

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