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Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Wales 1832-1886

Matthew Cragoe


This book offers an account of politics in the principality between the first and third reform acts. Based on a wealth of unused sources in both English and Welsh, and grounded in recent scholarship on electioneering elsewhere in Britain, the book challenges the existing narrative of political history in the principality. There was more to politics in Victorian Wales, the book suggests, than the current focus on nonconformity and radical liberalism after 1860 allows. The book's focus on elections and election culture creates a natural context within which a wider spectrum of political opinion ... More

Keywords: Victorian Wales, election culture, radical politics, national identity, nonconformity, radical liberalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780198207542
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207542.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew Cragoe, author
Reader in Modern British History, University of Hertfordshire
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