About Wales

This section contains miscellaneous information about Wales in the period 1939 to 2009.

  • Key dates in the history of Wales since 1939
  • Details of important novels produced about Wales in this period can be found here.
  • Some statistics on Wales and historical trends in Wales can be found here.
  • You can listen to some important music from Wales here.
  • Some nice but random pictures of Wales can be found here.
  • Quotes and passages about Wales can be found here.
  • There’s a useful illustrated essay about the buildings of post-war Wales on the website of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. You can read it here.

You can read my views on how history has shaped national identity in Wales in this article published by the BBC History magazine.

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