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Why Wales never was : the failure of Welsh nationalism

Author: Simon Brooks
Publisher: Cardiff University of Wales Press 2017
Edition/Format:   Map : English
Written as an act of protest in a Welsh-speaking community in north-west Wales, Why Wales Never Was combines a devastating analysis of the historical failure of Welsh nationalism with an apocalyptic vision of a non-Welsh future. It is the 'progressive' nature of Welsh politics and the 'empire of the civic', which rejects both language and culture, that prevents the colonised from rising up against his colonial  Read more...

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Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Brooks
ISBN: 9781786830128 1786830124
OCLC Number: 1002239146
Language Note: Originally published in Welsh.
Description: xvii, 199 Seiten : 2 Karten ; 22 cm
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgements and thanksPreface to the English editionMapsChapters1. An Unexpected Failure2. The Nation of Language 3. Liberalism and the Welsh oppressed 4. Deconstructing Liberalism5. When will Wales be?6. FinisNotes
Other Titles: Pam na fu Cymru
Responsibility: Simon Brooks.


In the nineteenth century, the 'Age of Nationalism', when nationalisms flowered in every small European country, no Welsh national movement emerged. Contrary to the popular view that Welsh radical  Read more...


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'The most challenging and significant work on Wales since devolution.'- Dr Huw Williams, Cardiff University; 'This is not a comfortable read, but essential for anyone who wants to grasp the curious Read more...

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