History of Wales, 1485-1660 by Hugh Thomas
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History of Wales, 1485-1660
By Hugh Thomas

A History of Wales, 1485-1660

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History of Wales, 1485-1660 by Hugh Thomas

Book Description

The events of the period 1485 - 1660 were decisive in the development of modern Wales and, in Hugh Thomas' first in the four-volume Welsh History Text Books series, students are presented with a scholarly, balanced and informative discussion. From the crowning of Henry Tudor as King of England in 1485 to the profoundly transformed religious, cultural and economic conditions at the end of the period under survey, Wales and Welsh society would stride forward in a committed partnership within a greater Britain.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780708311370
ISBN-10: 0708311377
Format: Paperback
(220mm x 144mm x 21mm)
Pages: 246
Imprint: University of Wales Press
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Publish Date: 24-Nov-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Hugh Thomas

Hugh Thomas was born in Ystalyfera in the Swansea Valley. Following study at the University College of Swansea, interrupted by the Second World War, he taught history at Llanidloes, Brecon, Swansea, and was principal lecturer at Barry College of Education on his retirement in 1980. A History of Wales 1485 - 1660 was first published in 1972 and has been continuously in print since that date as part of the Welsh History Text Book series spanning 1485 - 2000.

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