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The title "Princess of Wales" has enjoyed a high profile in recent years, and the events of 2005 placed it once again in the spotlight. Yet until now we have lacked any published overview of the history of the title and the lives of the women who have held it. Deborah Fisher looks back to the Norman conquest of Wales, and earlier, to describe the princess's changing role, bringing the picture comletely up to date and speculating on future developments.

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This proud nation with its long history-sometimes rough, hewn from bleak landscapes, and sometimes gently soft from its comforting voices-has produced a long succession of artists and poets. In the latter category, Louis MacNeice most probably stands pre-eminent; his words and phrasing are on a plane few can equal and most are in awe of. But in this volume we do put forward others who have their own words and voice to add to this rich tapestry-Wilfred Owen, Henry Vaughan, George Herbert, and Edward Thomas amongst them.

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This practical book will take you on an exciting voyage of discovery into your family;s past. It offers a complete introduction to the subject of genealogy and the process of tracing your very own family tree, covering in detail all the possible techniques and methods you might choose, and providing a thorough grounding in the tools you will need. All that you need to know to get you started is in this book, with invaluable lists, checklists, hints and tips, as well as information on recording your data and using the most methodical research techniques.

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Watchman Nee called it the "greatest known revival in church history." On October 31, 1904, twentysix- year-old Evan Roberts, a former miner, returned home from a ministry training program, having quit at the urging of the Holy Spirit. That night, he joined sixteen other young people at a village chapel, and from that humble origin sprang a spiritual revival that roared across the hills and valleys of Wales.

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Wales offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag.

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A STORY OF COURAGE, PASSION, AND HEROISM SET AGAINST ONE OF THE MOST TRAUMATIC WARS IN HISTORY Growing up in Wales, Catherine Carreg has been allowed to run wild, spending her childhood racing ponies along the beach with her friend Deio, the cattle-driver's son. But Catherine is consumed by a longing to escape the monotony of village life and runs away to London with Deio's help.

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This Brief History tells the story of The House of Windsor. Starting with George V and going through Charles, Prince of Wales, all the way to Queen Elizabeth II. Plus it will touch on the next generations of the monarchy, with Prince William, Duchess Kate, and their son. The book will shed light on the fine line trodden between custom and modernity, grandeur and thrift, and influence and neutrality that has left this royal family more secure and appealing than ever.

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The events of 1485â 1660 were decisive in the development of modern Wales and, in the first of the four-volume Welsh History Text Books series, Hugh Thomas offers a scholarly, balanced, and informative discussion of this significant period. 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 years under survey, Wales and Welsh society would stride forward in a committed partnership within a greater Britain.

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A history of Illawara, a region in the Australian state of New South Wales and it's pioneers, cattle and cattle breeders.

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In the 1840s and 1850s, "Brady of Broadway" was one of the most successful and acclaimed Manhattan portrait galleries. Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Dolley Madison, Henry James as a boy with his father, Horace Greeley, Edgar Allan Poe, the Prince of Wales, and Jenny Lind were among the dignitaries photographed in Mathew Brady's studio. But it was during the Civil War that he became the founding father of what is now called photojournalism and his photography became an enduring part of American history.

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of

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Excerpt: .It seemed at first a dream; but it soon became a reality, and he began to ponder, in every form, the question what he should do. He looked east, west, north, and south, but could not see, in any quarter, any hope of succor, or any reasonable prospect of escape. He, however, arrived at the conclusion, before night came on, that it would be, on the whole, the best plan for him to attempt to escape into Wales.

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The first ever full-scale biography of the last native Prince of Wales who fought to maintain an independent Wales. If it had not been for Owain Glyndwr's 15-year struggle against overwhelming odds, the Welsh would not have survived as Europe's oldest nation. His war is the defining era in the history of Wales. Yet Glyndwr is hardly known - a cultured, literate warrior who was never betrayed or captured and vanished into history.

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If it had not been for Owain Glyndwr's 15-year struggle against overwhelming odds, the Welsh would not have survived as Europe's oldest nation. His war is the defining era in the history of Wales. Yet Glyndwr is hardly known - a cultured, literate warrior who was never betrayed or captured and vanished into history. No less than six separate invasions were beaten back by Glyndwr's army of volunteers before he disappeared, his family and children either dead or imprisoned for life.

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of

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The British Isles provide a temperate climate and rich feeding ground for many species of animal, bird and fish. From the puffins of the Scilly Isles to the graceful red deer roaming the Scottish highlands, there is a surprising diversity of life in this small part of the world.

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Wales has a long coastline, and nowhere is more than about 40 miles from the sea or a navigable river. Seapower was arguably one of the most decisive factors in ending the nation's independence. The Welsh contribution to piracy also has long been recogniz

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Based on historical research and debates about Wales and Welshness, this volume offers an authoritative and accessible account of the period from Neanderthal times to the opening of the Senedd, the home of the National Assembly for Wales, in 2006. Within

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After working 20 years as a dressmaker, in 1980, aged 49 years, I proudly received a Degree in Social Studies from the University of Sydney. Then, in 1985 I obtained a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of New South Wales. My first job as a Social Worker, in 1980 was with the Italian Welfare Centre (CO. AS. IT.) where I stayed for four and a half years.

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In 1771 a new concert hall was built on a plot of land just off Londonâ s Tottenham Court Road. The hall was refitted as a theater in 1810, and for more than 70 years the little theater in Tottenham Street was a busy place of entertainment for the neighborhood and beyond. It underwent several name changes but is best known today as the Prince of Walesâ s.

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Surrounded by the sea on three sides, Pembrokeshire is a maritime county with a rich and varied history. Despite developments in industry and agriculture over the years, the area has lost none of its stunning natural beauty and characteristic rural feel. Home to bustling towns and idyllic country villages, Pembrokeshire has a unique story to tell. Author Pam Fudge invites the reader on a journey through historic Pembrokeshire, beautifully illustrated with photographs and postcards produced by her grandfather, Harry Squibbs, on his travels through Wales as a photographer in the first half of the 1900s.

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Physick and the family offers new insights into the early modern sickness experience, through a study of the medical history of Wales. This first ever monograph of early modern Welsh medicine utilises a large body of newly discovered source material, numerous approaches and methodologies and makes a significant contribution to debates in medical history; including economies of knowledge, domestic medicine and care, material culture and the rural medical marketplace.

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A History of Adoption in England and Wales 1850-1961

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The History & Heritage Handbook is the most comprehensive guide of its kind available, with almost 3500 places and organisations - in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man - listed across more than 500 pages. Use it to: find thousands of heritage sites to visit on holiday or for day trips research your family history: includes details of county record offices and family history societies learn about special archives in museums and libraries across the UK, ideal for researching local, social or military history.

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The booming coal industry of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was paramount in the rise of modern south Wales, and the miners played a key role in shaping the regionâ s economics, politics, and society. This book explores the history of Welsh mining between 1964 and 1985, covering the challenges the miners faced, including the concerted effort to diminish the coal industry under the Wilson government, the growth of minersâ resistance, and the eventual defeat of the epic strike of 1984â 5.

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Excerpt from Archaeologia Cambrensis, Vol. 2: A Record of the Antiquities of Wales and Its Marches, and the Journal of the Cambrian Archaeological Association Several learned memoirs, illustrative of the early literature and history of Wales enrich th

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Title: A History of Wales, derived from authentic sources. Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million

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Cate Blanchett Like never before. This book is your ultimate resource for Cate Blanchett. Here you will find the most up-to-date 107 Success Facts, Information, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Cate Blanchett's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Kenneth Welsh, Emily Watson - Missed roles, 1969 - May, Griffin Theatre Company - History, Sydney, New South Wales - Entertainment and performing arts, Elizabeth (film) - Wins, Cate Blanchett - Personal life, Elizabeth (film) - Nominations, Into a Fantasy - Sequel, Elizabeth: The Golden Age - Critical reception, Frances O'Connor - Life and career, Heartland (Australian TV series) - Cast, The Good German, History of Sydney - Post war, Notes on a Scandal (film) - Awards and nominations, Dublin Film Critics Circle - 2013 Winners, Lisa McCune - Later career (2000-present), Arts in Australia, William Kircher - Life and career, The Good German - Cast, Elizabeth: The Golden Age - Awards and nominations, Elle Style Awards - 2005, Culture of Australia - Theatre, Spanish Armada - In popular culture, Melbourne, Victoria - Film, 56th Golden Globe Awards - Best Actress Drama, Denise Roberts - Awards, Andrew Dice Clay - Later works, Spring Awakening - 2010, Russell Crowe - Stamps series Australian Legends of the Screen, Pauline Collins - Shirley Valentine and recent years, Elizabeth (film) - Cast, Coffee and Cigarettes - Cousins, Blue Jasmine, Blue Jasmine - Cast, Blue Jasmine - Critical response, Sally Hawkins - Career, City of Banyule - Notable people, Empire Award for Best Actress, At the Movies (Australian TV series) - History, and much more.

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as par

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Originally published in 1938, this book presents a social history of eighteenth-century elementary education. The main focus is on the different reactions of philanthropists in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to the movement for establishing schools

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"The Span of the Cross" is the first full-length study of the history of Christianity in twentieth-century Wales, a period that saw the trauma of two world wars, economic depression, political change, and increasingly secular attitudes. Beginning with

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of

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Abbeys and Priories of Medieval Wales is a comprehensive, illustrated guide to the religious houses of Wales from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries. It offers a thorough introduction to the history of the monastic orders in Wales (the Benedictines, Cluniacs, Augustinians, Premonstratensians, Cistercians, the military orders, and the friars), and to the life inside medieval Welsh monasteries and nunneries, as well as providing the histories of almost sixty communities of religious men and women, and descriptions of the standing remains of their buildings.

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Alun Howkins' panoramic survey is a social history of rural England and Wales in the twentieth century. He examines the impact of the First World War, the role of agriculture throughout the century, and the expectations of the countryside that modern u

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning proc

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Paperback, Univ of New South Wales, 2013, ISBN13 9781742233697, ISBN10 1742233694

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This is the first biographical account of John Edward Lloyd (1861â 1947), widely regarded as the founder of the modern academic study of Welsh history. Published to mark the centenary of Lloydâ s most important achievement, A History of Wales from the Earliest Times to the Edwardian Conquest, this study reassesses Lloydâ s significance by setting his work in the context of his life and of the ideas and scholarship of his time.

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This "Companion" brings together 32 new essays by leading historians to provide a reassessment of British history in the early twentieth century. The contributors present lucid introductions to the literature and debates on major aspects of the political, social and economic history of Britain between 1900 and 1939.Examines controversial issues over the social impact of the First World War, especially on womenProvides substantial coverage of changes in Wales, Scotland and Ireland as well as in EnglandIncludes a substantial bibliography, which will be a valuable guide to secondary sources

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The Institute of Inspectors of Schools of New South Wales was established on 14 January 1914. It incorporated the traditions of the "inspectorial system" developed by William Wilkins, the first permanent district superintendent and inspector of schools ap

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A Brief History of Great Britain narrates the history of Great Britain from the earliest times to the 21st century, covering the entire island England, Wales, and Scotland as well as associated archipelagos such as the Channel Islands, the Orkneys, and Ir

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This authoritative and now classic work of reference on the history of British architecture contains biographical information on some 2,000 architects who practiced in England, Scotland, and Wales from the time of Inigo Jones (1573-1650) to that of William Burn (1789-1870) and Sir Charles Barry (1795-1860). The third edition of what began in 1954 as A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1600-1840, it now includes 150 new entries.

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The first prominent advocate of Australian republicanism, Scottish-born John Dunmore Lang (1799 1878) is an important figure in the history of his adopted country. This two-volume work, originally published in 1834, presents a series of chapters illustrating Australia's history and its condition in his own time. Written during a voyage from New South Wales to Britain in 1833, the book promotes what Lang deems to be the best interests of the New South Wales colony, by encouraging the emigration 'of reputable families and individuals to its territory'.

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The History & Heritage Handbook is the most comprehensive guide of its kind available, with almost 3500 places and organisations - in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man - listed across more than 500 pages. Use it to: find thousands of heritage sites to visit on holiday or for day trips research your family history: includes details of county record offices and family history societies learn about special archives in museums and libraries across the UK, ideal for researching local, social or military history.

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This book continues with the history of the Australian company Commonwealth Engineering (Comeng), from 1977 - where the previous volume left off - and carrying the story through to 1985. This period of Comeng's history was highly productive though unquestionably turbulent. One of the highlights of Comeng's New South Wales branch was the design and construction of the XPT trains for Australia's State Rail Authority in the early 1980s.

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This, the first volume in the History of Wales, provides a detailed history of Wales in the period in which it was created out of the remnants of Roman Britain. It thus begins in the fourth century, with accelerating attacks from external forces, and ends shortly before the Norman Conquest ofEngland. The narrative history is interwoven with chapters on the principal sources, the social history of Wales, the Church, the early history of the Welsh language, and its early literature, both in Welsh and in Latin.

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What do the Gresford Bells, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Jones, some of the worldâ s greatest snooker players and Formula One drivers, laverbread, the Manic Street Preachers, the leek, Spencer Davis, and Bertrand Russell have in common? Answer: Theyâ re all native to Wales! This definitive work of referenceâ which reveals the storied histories of all of the above Welsh exports, as well as everything you need to know about this remarkable, fascinating, and iconoclastic principalityâ will undoubtedly be one of the most important books published in the history of Wales.

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The first prominent advocate of Australian republicanism, Scottish-born John Dunmore Lang (17991878) is an important figure in the history of his adopted country. This two-volume work, originally published in 1834, presents a series of chapters illustrating Australia's history and its condition in his own time. Written during a voyage from New South Wales to Britain in 1833, the book promotes what Lang deems to be the best interests of the New South Wales colony, by encouraging the emigration 'of reputable families and individuals to its territory'.

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For much of early modern history, the opportunity to be immortalized in a portrait was explicitly tied to social class: only landed elite and royalty had the money and power to commission such an endeavor. But in the second half of the 16th century, ac

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Italian immigrants began to settle in Wales at the turn of the 19th century, opening hundreds of coffee shops, particularly in the South Wales Valleys. Despite this, such immigrants remain a largely unexplored case study in the history of Italian immigration to the UK. This book uses a variety of unexplored sources, and engages with the broader academic debate on migration, identity, and the trans-generational transmission of memory, to describe the emergence of Welsh-Italian narratives and the formation of a distinctive, yet complex, Welsh-Italian identity.

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In this study Mr Baines has devised a method of estimating the county of birth of all permanent emigrants from England and Wales in the last four decades of the nineteenth century - some 2.3 million people. He has related the rate and timing of migration to the social and economic characteristics of the counties, which has provided answers to many of the outstanding questions in the history of English emigration, including, for example, the idea of an 'Atlantic Economy' and the extent to which Welsh migration was distinct from or integrated into the English pattern.

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This volume explores some of the major transitions, opportunities and false dawns of modern British political history. It engages with the scholarly legacy of Professor Duncan Tanner (19582010), whose work was focused on the political process and on politics in government. Chronologically, the book's span runs from the first general election to be conducted under the terms of the Third Reform Act through to the 1997 referenda in favour of devolved assemblies in Scotland and Wales.

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The relationship between the idea of the nation and queer sexuality has long been a fraught one, for the sustaining myths of the former are often at odds with the needs of the latter. "Queer Wales" is a collection of multidisciplinary essays that introduc

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Timekeeping is an essential activity in the modern world, and we take it for granted that our lives our shaped by the hours of the day. Yet what seems so ordinary today is actually the extraordinary outcome of centuries of technical innovation and circulation of ideas about time. Shaping the Day is a pathbreaking study of the practice of timekeeping in England and Wales between 1300 and 1800.

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Having arrived with his parents from Ireland in New South Wales in 1840 as a 'bounty emigrant', the young Roderick Flanagan (1828 62) quickly developed a passionate interest in his adopted country. Following an apprenticeship with a city printer, the educated and astute Flanagan worked for a number of Australia's early newspapers, including Melbourne's Daily News and the Sydney Morning Herald, where he acquired his distinctive, journalistic approach to history.

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This volume is a comprehensive, richly illustrated guide to the religious houses of Wales from the twelfth through the sixteenth centuries. It offers a thorough introduction to the history of monastic orders in Wales, including the Benedictines, Cluniacs, Cistercians, and many others; in addition, it provides detailed accounts of almost sixty communes of religious men and women.

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The third volume of The Agrarian History of England and Wales, which was first published in 1991, deals with the last century and a half of the Middle Ages. It concerns itself with the new demographic and economic circumstances created in large measure by endemic plague, and how these circumstances influenced patterns of settlement in the countryside, farming practices and the structure of rural society, both at the level of landlords and in the villages.

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This final volume of the Heads of Religious Houses: England and Wales series takes the lists of monastic superiors from 1377 to the dissolution of the monastic houses ending in 1540 and so concludes a reference work covering six hundred years of monastic history. In addition to surviving monastic archives, record sources have also been provided by episcopal and papal registers, governmental archives, court records, private, family and estate collections.

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"Irish Periodical Culture" redefines the contribution of periodicals to the social and intellectual history of Ireland in the developmental decades following the crises of the revolutionary and civil wars. In her foreword to the book, Claire Connolly shows how Ballin analyzes the networks of writers, editors, and readers involved in the creative processes of production while he tells the stories of the rich social and cultural lives of periodicals.

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This book is the first publication to devote serious attention to the history of home education from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. It brings together work by historians, literary scholars and current practitioners who shed new light on the history of home-schooling in the UK both as a practice and as a philosophy. The six historical case studies point to the significance of domestic instruction in the past, and uncover the ways in which changing family forms have affected understandings of the purpose, form and content of education.

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Land of White Gloves? is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of English legal models, culminating in the Acts of Union under Henry VIII.

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