This collection of essays re-examines the reaction of the Welsh people to war. Focusing on a series of conflicts from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries it offers a sharp corrective to the generally accepted picture of Wales as a nation wedded to pacifism. If those in the urban and industrial south, tied as they were into Britain's Imperial economy, were often enthusiastic proponents of and participants in armed conflict, a majority even in the rural areas could be relied upon to rally to the flag.
|Title of host publication||Wales and War: Society, Politics and Religion in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries|
|Editors||Matthew Cragoe, Chris Williams|
|Publisher||Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru | University of Wales Press|
|Number of pages||19|
|ISBN (Print)||978-0-7083-1901-7, 0708319017|
|Publication status||Published - 27 Apr 2007|