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A Wandering Scholar The Life and Opinions of Robert Roberts by Robert Roberts

A Wandering Scholar The Life and Opinions of Robert Roberts


A Wandering Scholar The Life and Opinions of Robert Roberts by Robert Roberts

The poignant autobiography of a poor Welsh farm-boy who struggled vainly to achieve education and identity, giving a firsthand account of the changing society and culture of mid-nineteenth-century Wales.

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Publication date

1st January 1991


Robert Roberts

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University of Wales Press


512 pages


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