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Cardiganshire County History Vol 1 – From the Earliest Times to the Coming of the Normans

Cardiganshire County History, Volume 1

Cardiganshire County History, Volume 1, explores the history of the County of Ceredigion (formely Cardiganshire) in Wales, from the earliest times to the coming of the Normans.

These published volumes and articles form a detailed history of the county’s history.

From the Earliest Times to the Coming of the Normans

The cover has an black and white image of Pendinas Hillfort, with the Wellington monument on the highest peak of the hillfort, along with distant sea views of the Cardigan Bay coastline.

Cardiganshire County History Vol 1 – From the Earliest Times to the Coming of the Normans
Cardiganshire County History Vol 1 – From the Earliest Times to the Coming of the Normans

Cardiganshire County History, Volume 1

Discover the full details of Cardiganshire County History, Volume 1, From the Earliest Times to the Coming of the Normans

The completed history will consist of three scholarly volumes designed to present the history of the ancient county from the beginning to the present day. Volume 2: “Medieval and Early Modern Cardiganshire”, edited by Professor J. Beverley Smith and Volume 3: “Cardiganshire in Modern Times”, edited by Professor Ieuan Gwynedd Jones and Professor Geraint H. Jenkins.

Publication date: December 2001.
ISBN: 9780708311707 (0708311709)
Format: Hardback, 285x225mm, 464 pages
Language: English

Contents:

  • The Land of Cardiganshire – D.Q. Bowen
  • Soils and Land Use – C.C. Rudeforth
  • The History of Vegetation in Cardiganshire – P.D. Moore
  • The Higher Plants and Vegetation of Cardiganshire – A.O. Charles
  • The Vertebrate Animals of Cardiganshire – W.M. Condry
  • The Lepidoptera of Cardiganshire – Adrian Fowles.
  • The Stone Age – C.H. Houlder
  • The Bronze Age – C.S. Briggs
  • The Iron Age – J.L. Davies
  • The Hillforts and Later Prehistoric Settlements – A.H.A. Hogg
  • The Roman Period – J.L. Davies
  • The Political Development of Ceridigion, c.400-1081 – D.P. Kirby
  • Early Society and Economy – R.A. Dodgshon
  • The Coming of Christianity – D.P. Kirby
  • The Saints of Cardiganshire – P.O. Riain
  • The Archaeology of Early Christianity in Cardiganshire – Heather James
  • The Early Christian Monuments – W. Gwyn Thomas

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