Despite the great changes that the twentieth century brought to the lives and roles of the women of rural Wales, there has been scant attention paid to the topic by social scientists and historians, even within Wales. "Mothers, Wives and Changing Lives" rectifies that mistake, drawing on a wealth of family stories about women's roles in education, the church, and the family in order to address significant gaps in our knowledge of women and Welsh culture.
Dr Sally Baker is Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at Bangor University. Dr B.J. Brown is Reader in healthcare communication, De Montford University. Brian Brown is Professor of Health Communication at De Montfort University.