Tudor Wales

Edited by Trevor Herbert and Gareth Jones

Tudor Wales
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Edited by Trevor Herbert and Gareth Jones

Distributed for University of Wales Press

177 pages | halftones throughout | 6 x 8 1/2 | © 1988
Paper $14.95 ISBN: 9780708309711 Published February 1988 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

A series which breaks entirely new ground in the study of the history of Wales. The editors commissioned material from some of the most eminent historians working in Welsh history both in and outside Wales. Contributors were asked to draw on their expertise in areas of Welsh historiography which they have made their own, but to approach their themes in a novel way.

The result is a unique blend of secondary and primary source material on the history of Wales. In each volume a series of essays addresses seminal topics. Each essay is cross-referenced in detail to a documentary section which is compiled by the author and forms the source base for the relevant essay. This treatment of each topic is followed by a section in which the evidence is put under scrutiny by an expert outsider who discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the documentary material and the limitations which it has imposed on the author's conclusions and methodology.

List of Illustrations
List of Maps
The Contributors

Tudor Wales
    Gareth Elwyn Jones
Section A: The Gentry
    Gwynfor Jones
Section B: The Lower Orders
    Brian Howells
Section C: Country and Town: Agrarian Change and Urban Fortunes
    Matthew Griffiths
Section D: Religion and Belief
    Glanmor Williams
Section E: Government and Politics
    Penry Williams

Further Reading
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