Paper $20.00 ISBN: 9781783160198 Published May 2014 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

The Welsh Language

A History

Janet Davies

The Welsh Language
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Janet Davies

Distributed for University of Wales Press

192 pages | 5 x 8 1/2 | © 2014
Paper $20.00 ISBN: 9781783160198 Published May 2014 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

With a full assessment of the implications of the linguistic statistics produced by the 2011 Census, this new edition of The Welsh Language: A History by Janet Davies, published this month by the University of Wales Press, offers a broad historical survey of Welsh-language culture from sixth-century heroic poetry to television and pop culture in the early twenty-first century.

 

Contents

List of Illustrations

List of Maps

Acknowledgements

The Welsh Language: A Personal Perspective

 

1. The Origins of Welsh

2. Welsh in the Early British Kingdoms

3. Welsh in the Middle Ages

4. From the Act of ‘Union’ to the Industrial Revolution

5. The Welsh Language in the Era of Industrialization

6. Welsh in the Later Nineteenth Century

7. Welsh in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

8. The Second World War and After

9. The Welsh Language Today

10. Welsh and the Other Non-State Languages of Europe

11. The Characteristics of Welsh

 

Postscript

Further Reading

Index

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