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

By Geraint H. Jenkins

ISBN-10: 0521530717

ISBN-13: 9780521530712

ISBN-10: 0521823676

ISBN-13: 9780521823678

in accordance with old study and debates approximately Wales and Welshness, this quantity bargains an authoritative and obtainable account of the interval from Neanderthal occasions 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 kingdom, its altering identities and values, and the modifications its humans skilled and survived during the centuries. within the face of doubtless overwhelming odds, the Welsh by no means reconciled themselves to political, social and cultural subordination, and built inventive methods of preserving a particular feel in their otherness. The publication ends with the arrival of political devolution and the emergence of a better degree of cultural pluralism. Professor Jenkins's lavishly illustrated quantity offers spell binding fabric for students, scholars, basic readers, and guests to Wales.

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