Wales and war: society, politics and religion in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Cragoe, Matthew and Williams, Chris (2007) Wales and war: society, politics and religion in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. University of Wales Press. ISBN 9780708319017

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Abstract

In Britain, Wales has gained a reputation as a nation wedded to pacifism, but this view ignores the long history of Welsh involvement in armed conflict. The essays assembled in Wales and War examine the reactions of Welsh people to a series of conflicts from the Napoleonic Wars to the conflict in the Falklands. The impact of Britain's imperial economy on Welsh support for and participation in war, as well as the role played by geography, are among the range of illuminating topics considered in this collection. Featuring work from a new generation of historians, Wales and War is an innovative addition to our understanding of British history.

Keywords:Wales, Religion
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V213 Welsh History
Divisions:College of Arts
ID Code:14198
Deposited On:03 Jun 2014 08:38

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