This text aims to cover four main area of change during the 20th century: the political scene, social changes, economic developments and culture and educational features. The book is divided into two main chronological sections: the first part examines the period from 1900-1945; while the second traces the changes in Welsh history from 1945 to 2000. Each chapter is sub-divided to make reading easier.
D. Gareth Evans was born in Alltwen, Pontardawe. He held the post of Principal Lecturer and Head of the History Department at Trinity College, Carmarthen.