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Welsh Biography and Autobiography -

Related categories: History & Biography / Ireland, Scotland & Wales /
Related booklists: Wales, Welsh History and Politics, Women in Wales,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Forbidden Lives: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Stories from Wales by Norena Shopland
    Forbidden Lives: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Stories from Wales - by Norena Shopland

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781724101 | ISBN 10: 1781724105

    Forbidden Lives is a fascinating collection of portraits and discussions that aims to populate LGBT gaps in the history of Wales, a much neglected part of Welsh heritage. In it Norena Shopland reviews the reasons for this neglect while outlining the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nye: The Political Life of Aneurin Bevan by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds
    Nye: The Political Life of Aneurin Bevan - by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784535629 | ISBN 10: 1784535621

    Aneurin - Nye - Bevan was one of the pivotal Labour figures of the post-war era. As Minister for Health in Attlee's government, his role in the foundation of the NHS, the world's largest publically-funded health service and the centre-piece of the Op ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias by Jasmine Donahaye
    The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias - by Jasmine Donahaye

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909983236 | ISBN 10: 1909983233

    he first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century.   Daughter of Polish immigrant parents, Lily Tobias grew ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dylan Thomas: A Centenary Celebration by Hannah Ellis
    Dylan Thomas: A Centenary Celebration - by Hannah Ellis

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472903099 | ISBN 10: 1472903099

    Dylan Thomas: A Centenary Celebration is a unique collection of specially commissioned essays celebrating the poet's life and work one hundred years after his birth in 1914. Edited by his granddaughter, Hannah Ellis, who introduces each section by th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Jews of South Wales by Ursula R. Q. Henriques
    The Jews of South Wales - by Ursula R. Q. Henriques

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780708326718 | ISBN 10: 0708326714

    The book focuses on the Jewish communities in Cardiff, Swansea and the South Wales valleys in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, looking at their everyday lives and also more dramatic and sensational events such as the Tredegar Riots in 1911 and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Owain Glyndwr: The Story of the Last Prince of Wales by Terry Breverton
    Owain Glyndwr: The Story of the Last Prince of Wales - by Terry Breverton

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781445614984 | ISBN 10: 1445614987

    If it had not been for Owain Glyndwr’s 15-year struggle against overwhelming odds, the Welsh would not have survived as Europe’s oldest nation. His war is the defining era in the history of Wales. Yet Glyndwr is hardly known – a cultured, literate wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Henry Richard: Apostle of Peace and Welsh Patriot by Gwyn Griffiths
    Henry Richard: Apostle of Peace and Welsh Patriot - by Gwyn Griffiths

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781903427330 | ISBN 10: 1903427339

    Henry Richard was the secretary of the Peace Society from 1848 to 1886, an unconditional pacifist when the British Empire was at the height of its aggressive powers. He opposed British military adventures in the Crimea, Egypt, Afghanistan, South Afri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Going For Gold: Welsh Olympic Dreams for 2012 by Jocelyn Andrews, Foreword by Olympic gold medalist Lynn Davies
    Going For Gold: Welsh Olympic Dreams for 2012 - by Jocelyn Andrews, Foreword by Olympic gold medalist Lynn Davies

    £1.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908192943 | ISBN 10: 1908192941

    What does it take to go for gold and be the greatest?  In Going For Gold, Wales's leading athletes share the secrets of their drive and determination to be the best in their sport.  Cyclist Geraint Thomas, who won Olympic gold in ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Small Man in a Book by Rob Brydon
    A Small Man in a Book - by Rob Brydon

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241954829 | ISBN 10: 0241954827

    A multi-award-winning actor, writer, comedian and presenter known for his warmth, humour and inspired impressions, Rob Brydon has quickly become one of our very favourite entertainers. But there was a time when it looked like all we'd hear of Rob was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodbye Twentieth Century by Dannie Abse
    Goodbye Twentieth Century - by Dannie Abse

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781908069726 | ISBN 10: 1908069724

    Dannie Abse's rich mixture of Welsh and Jewish backgrounds, and his dual occupations of doctor and author, have led to what is widely regarded as one of the most readable, humorous and poignant autobiographies available today.   Goodbye, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Child
    A Child's Christmas in Wales - by Dylan Thomas, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780460027724 | ISBN 10: 0460027727

    A charming account of Dylan Thomas's own childhood and of a Christmas Day in a small Welsh town. This book has become a popular classic and includes illustrations by the award-winning Edward Ardizzone. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reminiscences of John Jones Griffith by James Maxwell
    Reminiscences of John Jones Griffith - by James Maxwell

    £5.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781901231823 | ISBN 10: 1901231828

    James Maxwell traces the life and times of his grandfather, who was a part of the Welsh non-conformist master mariner tradition. It includes many fascinating tales of sailing the high seas in the nineteenth century. ... more

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