David Williams (historian)

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David Williams (1900 – 1978) was a Welsh historian.

Williams was born at Llan-y-Cefn, Pembrokeshire.[1]

From 1945 until his retirement in 1967, Williams was Professor of Welsh History in the University of Wales. He is best known for his classic History of Modern Wales.[2][3]

Works[edit]

  • History of Modern Wales (1950)
  • The Rebecca Riots (1955)

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Wales Press - Authors. Accessed 25 Oct 2014
  2. ^ History Today, 2002
  3. ^ Neil Evans and Coleg Harlech, "Writing the Social History of Modern Wales: Approaches, Achievements and Problems", Social History Vol. 17, No. 3 (Oct. 1992), pp. 479-492