The Association has published a substantial new history of the former county of Gwent. The well received five-volume series covers the history of the county from the Palaeolithic period to the end of the second millennium. It combines the latest research and high academic standards with accessibility and readability.
Volume 1: Gwent in Prehistory and Early History
A comprehensive study of the rich history of Gwent from Paleolithic times to the coming of the Normans, based on thorough archaeological research at key sites, together with detailed notes and index. 98 black-and-white photographs and illustrations and 48 plans and maps.
Volume 2: The Age of the Marcher Lordships, c 1070-1536 (ISBN 9780708320723)
This volume deals comprehensively and authoritatively with the Age of the Marcher Lordships, 1070-1536, from the coming of the Norman conquerors to the acts of Union between Wales and England, dealing with many aspects of the region's history including social, political, economic, religious, architectural and literary.
Volume 3: The Making of Monmouthshire, 1536-1780
This volume is a study of the early modern period, from the creation of Monmouthshire by the Act of Union in 1536 to the beginnings of industrialization in the later eighteenth century.
Gwent County History, The: Volume 4. Industrial Monmouthshire, 1780-1914
This volume deals with the explosion of industrial development from 1780 to the eve of the First World War. Its comprehensive treatment encompasses social and economic developments, cultural and language changes, political and religious movements, all in a period that saw the transformation of a rural county into a hub of the south Wales coalfield.
Gwent County History, The: Volume 5 - The Twentieth Century
The book is the fifth and last volume of the series telling the story of Gwent/Monmouthshire to the end of the twentieth century - a century that saw the region's transformation by world war, social change, economic realignment, political reconfiguration and religious scepticism.
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