Madoc

Madoc : The Making of a Myth

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This examination of the story of Madoc, the Welsh prince alleged to have sailed to America centuries before Columbus, is a work of historical detection which not only tracks down strange stories and beliefs to their factual origins, but shows how myth can actually shape history. Readership: all those interested in Wales, Welsh history, overseas colonization, especially of Americashow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 20mm | 181.44g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • bibliography, index
  • 0192851780
  • 9780192851789

About Gwyn A. Williams

About the Author Gwyn Williams, retired Professor of history at Cardiff University, is the author of many books, including Artisans and Sans-Culottes, Antonio Gramsci, and When Was Wales.show more

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