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A Welsh Perspective

H. Jenkins Geraint

in The Promotion of Knowledge

Published by British Academy

Published in print July 2004 | ISBN: 9780197263129
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734861 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0012

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

A Welsh Perspective

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This chapter comments on Keith Robbins' lecture on the history of Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It criticizes Robbins' failure to discuss the Welsh language, which is critical to the understanding and validation of Celtic Studies as a subject. It stresses the need to revitalize the study of medieval Welsh history, which is close to collapse because of changing student demands.

Keywords: history; Ireland; Scotland; Wales; Keith Robbins; Welsh language; Celtic Studies; medieval history; Welsh history

Chapter.  2367 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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