A History of Modern Wales 1536-1990: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

A History of Modern Wales 1536-1990

1st Edition

By Philip Jenkins

Routledge

464 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780582489257
pub: 1991-12-09
SAVE ~$17.19
$85.95
$68.76
x
Hardback: 9781138176034
pub: 2016-12-14
SAVE ~$36.00
$180.00
$144.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315837048
pub: 2014-10-13
from $42.98


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

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.

Table of Contents

1. Introductory: Which Wales? Part 1: Welsh society. 2. Early modern society. 3. Yr uchelwyr: the Welsh gentry

Part 2: Church and State 1536-1800. 5. The State. 6. The seventeenth century crisis. 8. Religion and revivalism 1680-1780. 9. Welsh politics in the eighteenth century. Part 3: Industry and nonconformity. 10. The nonconformist triumph 1780-1860. 11. The coming of industry. 12. Consequences. 13. The politics of protest 1790-1860. 14. The old order. Part 4: Modern Wales. 15. Inventing a nation: Wales 1840-1880. 16. Liberal Wales 1886-1920. 17. 'Red Wales' - the socialist tradition. 18. Economy and society 1920-1990. 19. A nation once again?

20. Historical writing in Wales. Maps. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain