Patriarchs and Parasites

The Gentry of South-West Wales in the Eighteenth Century

Author(s): David W. Howell

Language: English

Genre(s): Welsh and Celtic Studies History Welsh Interest

  • October 1986 · 322pages · 250x160mm

  • ·Hardback - 9780708309292
  • · eBook - ESO html - 9780585320724

About The Book

The 18th century was the high noon of the gentry’s influence and power, and this study is the first to investigate the fortunes and character of the ruling class of this particular isolated corner of Britain during their golden age.

About the Author(s)

David W. Howell

David W. Howell was Reader in History at the University of Wales, Swansea.

Read more