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“This book is a very worthy and impressive achievement. It will be many years before Welsh education again receives such full and lucid treatment. I have little doubt that this will become one of the landmarks of the historiography of Welsh education. It deserves a readership far beyond Wales because it raises and addresses issues which are of global concern at the present time.” –Journal of Educational Administration and History

Journal of Educational Administration and History

“. . . a masterly survey of educational developments since the end of Roman Wales . . . a skilful analytical narrative packed with fascinating detail which challenges the reader with thought-provoking discussions over a wide range of issues . . . This will be the standard history of Welsh education for a long time to come and can be highly recommended as an overview of the field. . . this distinguished volume is a work of original synthesis which makes a major contribution both to Welsh historiography and to Welsh educational scholarship. It is published with the high standards which we have come to expect from the University of Wales Press . . .” –Welsh History Review

Welsh History Review

“. . . highly accessible account of the development of education in Wales and the role it has played in relation to the wider Welsh economy and society.” –Planet


“No other book offers such a comprehensive overview of Welsh education from earliest times to the present day . . .” –Ace Bulletin

Ace Bulletin

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