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Cardiff: The Biography Dic Mortimer

Cardiff: The Biography

Dic Mortimer

Published October 21st 2014
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Kindle Edition
351 pages
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Cardiff has an incredibly rich history, from its foundation as a Roman fort through its Norman occupation to its establishment as a county town following the Act of Union with England. Owing to its strategic position on the River Taff, Cardiff becameMoreCardiff has an incredibly rich history, from its foundation as a Roman fort through its Norman occupation to its establishment as a county town following the Act of Union with England. Owing to its strategic position on the River Taff, Cardiff became the worlds greatest coal port in the nineteenth century, and in the post-industrial era, the city has found a new identity as the capital of Wales. Join author Dic Mortimer as he explores the history of one of Britains most fascinating and vibrant cities, exploring the people and events that made the Welsh capital what it is today.