A Tolerant Nation?: Revisiting Ethnic Diversity in a Devolved Wales

A Tolerant Nation?: Revisiting Ethnic Diversity in a Devolved Wales

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A Tolerant Nation? brings together experts on Welsh history and culture to offer an overview and detailed analysis of the past two hundred years of ethnic diversity in Wales and its contemporary significance. Offering a historical context in which to understand contemporary Welsh multiculturalism, the book highlights the contributions of ethnic minorities to the development of Welsh economic, social, and cultural life. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to bring it fully up to date.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783161881
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Publication date: 05/15/2015
Edition description: New edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Charlotte Williams is a lecturer in social policy at the University of Wales, Bangor. Neil Evans is a former senior tutor in history at Coleg Harlech. Paul O’Leary is a lecturer in history at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and the author of The Irish in Wales.

Table of Contents


Vaughan Gething

List of Contributors

List of Illustrations

List of Abbreviations

Introduction: Race, Nation and Globalization in a Devolved Wales

Neil Evans, Paul O’Leary and Charlotte Williams

1.Immigrants and Minorities in Wales, 1840–1990: A Comparative Perspective

Neil Evans

2.Slaughter and Salvation: Welsh Missionary Activity and British Imperialism

Jane Aaron

3.The Other Internationalism? Missionary Activity and Welsh Nonconformist Perceptions of the World in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Aled Jones

4.Apes and Cannibals in Cambria: Literary Representations of the Racial and Gendered Other

Kirsti Bohata

5.Wales and Africa: William Hughes and the Congo Institute

Neil Evans and Ivor Wynne Jones

6.Through the Prism of Ethnic Violence: Riots and Racial Attacks in Wales, 1826–2014

Neil Evans

7.Playing the Game: Sport and Ethnic Minorities in Modern Wales

Neil Evans and Paul O’Leary

8.Changing the Archive: History and Memory as Cultural Politics in Multi-Ethnic Wales

Glenn Jordan and Chris Weedon

9.Religious Diversity in Wales

Paul Chambers

10.Extending the Parameters of Social Policy Research for a Multicultural Wales

Roiyah Saltus and Charlotte Williams

11.Experiencing Rural Wales

Charlotte Williams

12.‘This is the place we are calling home’: Changes in Sanctuary Seeking in Wales

Alida Payson

13.Getting Involved: Public Policy Making and Political Life in Wales

Paul Chaney

14.Claiming the National: Nation, National Identity and Ethnic Minorities

Charlotte Williams

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