Inspecting the "Extraordinary Drain": Emigration and the Urban Experience in Merthyr Tydfil in the 1860s

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Jones, William David;

In the 1860s mass emigration from Merthyr Tydfil made a major impact on the town's fortunes and developing public sphere. The ‘extraordinary drain’ occasioned much concern and comment and reconfigured ongoing debates about Merthyr's contemporary condition and future sur... View more
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