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Cardiganshire and the Cardi, c.1760-c.2000

Locating a Place and its People

Author(s): Mike Benbough-Jackson

Language: English

Genre(s): History Welsh Interest

Series: Studies in Welsh History

June 2011320 pages216x138mm

About The Book

This book explores the ways in which the distinctive Welsh county of Cardigan and its inhabitants (known as Cardis) have been represented during the late modern era. The image of both Cardiganshire and the Cardi changed considerably during this period, and this representational history examines the reasons why these shifts took place. In doing so, the study uncovers an array of opinions about the county. Each of these viewpoints are analysed, placed in context and set against one another. The picture which emerges is of a place and a people onto which commentators projected their hopes and fears.

About the Author(s)

Mike Benbough-Jackson

Mike Benbough-Jackson is a Senior Lecturer in History at Liverpool John Moores University. He is the author of a number of articles on the cultural and social history of Wales and the Welsh.

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