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Power and Identity in the Middle Ages
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Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Huw Pryce and John Watts


This volume celebrates the work of the late Rees Davies. Reflecting Davies' interest in identities, political culture, and the workings of power in medieval Britain, the chapters range across ten centuries, looking at a variety of key topics. Issues explored range from the historical representations of peoples and the changing patterns of power and authority, to the notions of ‘core’ and ‘periphery’ and the relationship between local conditions and international movements. The political impact of words and ideas, and the parallels between developments in Wales and those elsewhere in Britain, I ... More

Keywords: Rees Davies, identities, political culture, power, core, periphery, Wales, Britain, local conditions, international movements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199285464
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285464.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Huw Pryce, editor
Professor of Welsh History, University of Wales, Bangor

John Watts, editor
Fellow and Tutor in History, Corpus Christi College, Oxford

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Huw Pryce, and John Watts

1 Appreciations

D. A. L. Morgan

5 Bede and the Unchosen Race

Alexander Murray

14 Cheshire and Wales

Philip Morgan