Wales Bibliography

copyright 1998 by Historical Novelists Center

Davies, John

The Making of Wales ***
Alan Sutton; 160 pgs
Running from the Paleolithic to modern times, this cannot be better than an introduction, but a good one. T1

Evans, H. T.

Wales and the Wars of the Roses ****
Covers Wales in the conflicts of the 1400s, until the accension of Edward IV. Considering a Welsh family, the Tudors, finally settled this war, one cannot consider Wales peripheral! T3

Ingraham, Holly

People's Names: A Cross-cultural Reference Guide to the Proper Use of Over 40,000 Personal and Familial Names in Over 100 Cultures *****!
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, NC; 1997; 613 pgs, index, select annotated bibliography
Covers both modern and ancient Welsh names, including the traditional (not French) names of Arthur's knights, and goes back into the Britannic-Gaulish names. T1

King, Rebecca

Wales in Colour ****
Dial House, London; 80 pgs
A photographic souvenir, with lots of shots from inside the three national parks in Wales, as well as Roman, Medieval, and Victorian ruins. T3

Laing, Lloyd & Jennifer

Celtic Britain and Ireland: The Myth of the Dark Ages ****
Barnes & Noble
Covering the 400's through the 700's, investigating the stability and cultural continutity of the Celtic British Isles, rather than focusing as so many do on only the southeast of England where the Saxons invaded. T2

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