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Epilogue Americanization & Welsh Identity

Ronald L. Lewis

in Welsh Americans: A History of Assimilation in the Coalfields

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832202
eISBN:
9781469605814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887905_lewis.14
Subject:
History, Economic History

In conclusion, this book discusses the reasons why most Welsh emigrants went to America—and it was not to preserve their Welsh identity. They did, however, transplant much of their culture with them. ... More


Wales since 1939

Martin Johnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is the first overview of Wales in the period from the Second World War to the early years of devolution. Drawing upon in-depth research, it offers an incisive account of an important phase ... More


‘The Waging of War.’ 1939–45

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first chapter explores the Welsh experience of the Second World War, paying particular attention to how the war interacted with popular ideas of Welshness and Britishness. It argues that the war ... More


An Anglican Aristocracy: The Moral Economy of the Landed Estate in Carmarthenshire 1832-1895

Matthew Cragoe

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205944
eISBN:
9780191676864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205944.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is a major reassessment of nineteenth-century Wales that challenges the widely-held Welsh historiography in which the contribution of the landed classes is marginalized in favour of the ... More


England, Scotland, and Wales Compared

Ailsa Henderson

in Englishness: The Political Force Transforming Britain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198870784
eISBN:
9780191913389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870784.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 6 shifts our focus beyond England and compares English attitudes with those of other identity groups across Britain. We show that many of the attitudes that attach to Englishness in England ... More


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