Introduction

This unit is a teaching and learning resource for anyone interested in Welsh history. It contains study materials, links to some of the most important institutions that contribute to our understanding of the history of Wales, and a pool of resources that can help you understand Welsh history and the way it is studied.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • understand some of the basic themes and issues that have been the focus for historians of Wales;
  • be aware of a variety of approaches employed by historians in interpreting and constructing history generally and Welsh history specifically;
  • understand issues that contribute to the cultural identity of Wales.