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Story of Wales, The - Histories and Ballads

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781845276003
  • Myrddin ap Dafydd
  • Illustrated by Dorry Spikes
  • Publication May 2017
  • Format: Hardback, 217x217 mm, 168 pages
A collection of stories and ballads that take us to every period in Welsh history, and to every corner of the land, in a celebratory weave of the story of Wales through the centuries. centuries.

Table of Contents:
From age to age, from locality to locality, over and over we see the same story throughout Wales. Assault, resistance, survival: this is the story that forged one country out of valleys large and small. Romans, Saxons, Norsemen, Normans and the British Empire all tried to suppress us and make Wales into a peripheral province within their larger empires. But here we still stand: independent, and telling our story with pride. Although we have been through all this as a country united, we can also celebrate smaller episodes within the sweep of history. Every mountain and lake, castle and village has its story to tell. Telling stories from all quarters feeds the country's heart. These stories and ballads take us to every corner of Wales, celebrating variety and weaving it all together into one volume.