The Making of Wales
The landscape of Wales has been shaped by man over many centuries and continues to develop. In this title, the process of this evolution is recorded, from prehistory to contemporary society. This book provides an introduction to the history of Wales and man's interaction with the landscape.
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Preface and Acknowledgements
The Makers Discover Metals
The Impact of the Normans
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Abbey Abergavenny Aberystwyth agricultural Ancient and Historical Anglesey architecture areas became Blaenavon Blorenge Brecon Britain Bronze Age building built in Wales Butetown Caernarfon canal Cardiganshire Carmarthen castles centre chapel Chirk churches Cistercian coal construction Conwy countryside Crown Copyright Denbigh earliest early eighteenth century erected example farming Fawr Flintshire Gallery Cardiff gardens gentry growth Gwynedd hall hall-house High Middle Ages hillforts Historical Monuments houses inhabitants Iron Age land landowners late Llandaff Llantwit Major Llyn major makers of Wales Margam Merthyr Merthyr Tydfil Mesolithic Monmouthshire Monuments of Wales Museum & Gallery National Museum Neath Neolithic Newport nineteenth century Norman north-east parish Park Pembroke Pembrokeshire period population Powys Raglan railway Rhondda road Roman Royal Commission rural settlement south Wales coalfield splendid St Davids stone style survive Swansea tower towns tradition twentieth century upland urban Vale of Glamorgan valley villages Wales's walls Welsh Industrial William Wrexham