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