History | We recommend you...
Download: Our English, History and Languages undergraduate brochure Everything you need to know about History in a handy document form.
Read: The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe by William I. Hitchcock
An in-depth look at what happened to the civilians when the Allies overran Germany. Incredibly well researched as all the stories are true, an essential addition to any history collection.
Surf: BBC History Magazine’s website
A great resource for history students, contains everything from new developments to summaries of historical landmarks. An interesting article on how history is written from different viewpoints.
Surf: Our History blog – this blog is the news and opinion forum for Glamorgan’s History Division and is a great way to find out more about our research interests and topics we are debating in our classes. We’d recommend this blog entry to students as a great place to start.
Visit: There are a number of important sites of historical interest within easy reach of the Glamorgan campus including the Rhondda Heritage Park for an insight into the history of one of the greatest coal exporting regions in the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. St Fagan’s Museum, Cardiff for impressive examples of Welsh historical buildings and Caerphilly Castle for a fine example of a medieval castle.
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