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A History of Wales (original 1990; edition 1995)

by John Davies

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Title:A History of Wales
Authors:John Davies
Info:Penguin (Non-Classics) (1995), Edition: Reprint, Paperback
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A History of Wales by John Davies (1990)

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The first volume of this book was dedicated to the first female in my life;
the second is dedicated to the second.
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Once upon a time, the Welsh knew when their history began.
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Over the last 20 years Welsh history has experienced a renaissance and books have been published discussing almost everyday aspect of the subject. Yet historians have been reluctant to undertake the task of chronicling the history of the nation in its entirety.

This distinguished volume, first published in Welsh as Hanes Cymru in 1990, traces the history of Wales form the earliest times to the late twentieth century - from the first Welshmen at Ffynnon Bueno to the miners' strike, from the Red Lady of Paviland to the establishment of the Welsh television channel, from the end of the Ice Age to the politics of our day.

Never before has there been so comprehensive and detailed a study of the whole span of the history of Wales
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Stretching from the Ice Ages to the present day, this account traces the political, social and cultural history of the land that has come to be called Wales.

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