History Of Glasgow

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In this informative and beautifully illustrated book, Carol Foreman traces Glasgow's history primarily through buildings which have been demolished, but which played a central part in the city's story at one time or another. Beginning with the Medieval age, the book is comprised of four parts spanning more than eight centuries: the Medieval town; from Reformation to the Act of Union; the Merchant City, and finally the Victorian Age.

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Of the four corners of Glasgow, the East End is the richest source of stories that reach back far into the annals of time. What began as a small patch of land owned by the ancient clergy has evolved through the ages, providing historians with a veritable treasure trove of colorful tales and interesting characters. This comprehensive anthology brings together the histories of the collective of districts that have developed over centuries and which give the East End of Glasgow its unique personality: the Gallowgate, Bridgeton, Calton, Parkhead, Shettleston, Tollcross, and more.

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Glasgow was founded by Saint Mungo and, as Scotland s second largest bishopric, has always been a central part of Scotland s ecclesiastical history. Witness to Scotland s industrial revolution in a way far more dramatic than anywhere else in the country,

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This oral history of Glasgow spans most of the last century - a time of economic downturn and eventual renewal, in which the many communities making up the city experienced upheavals that tore some apart and brought others closer together. It tells of the beating heart of no mean city in the words of the people who made it what it is. Piers Dudgeon has listened to dozens of people who remember the city as it was, and who have lived through its many changes.

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The story of Sir Alex Ferguson is a true rags-to-riches fairytale. When he announced he was to step down as manager of the world;s biggest football club after 27 years in charge, he signed off in style with an honours list that confirmed him as the most successful manager in British history. Born in Govan, Glasgow, he played for Queen;s Park, Dunfermline and Rangers before retiring in 1974 to begin his managerial career.

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A comprehensive A-Z of Glasgow and its people. Arranged thematically, it covers the social history of the city from its earliest beginnings. Subjects include architecture, food and drink, medicine, newspapers, shipbuilding, sport and transport.

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Part travelogue, part diary, part poetry, history and genealogy With an Introduction by Ted Cowan, Scottish historian, University of Glasgow SUMMARY An American poet who, according to family tradition, is related to the iconic poet Robert Burns, embarks u

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Taking you through the year day by day, The Glasgow Book of Days contains a quirky, eccentric, amusing or important event or fact from different periods of history, many of which had a major impact on the religious and political history of Scotland as a whole. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed.

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From the Highlands to its islands, from terrifying tales of history to its modern cities such as Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland has a fascinating story to tell. Explore the country through its fantastic festivals, innovative inventions, and much more. Cambridge Discovery Readers is an exciting series of original fiction, adapted fiction and factbooks especially written for teenagers.

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From their roots in Dumfriesshire to Glasgow, Liverpool, London and South America, the McCalls have demonstrated a remarkable ability to adapt to the changing political and economic environment. Over a period of 270 years, they have responded to business

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This new collection of eighty strange and unusual South Carolina legends is rooted in the state's deep history. Some originated centuries ago, such as the Agnes of Glasgow story in Camden and that of the ghostly dwarf jester Gauche, said to haunt a Beaufo

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The history of Glasgow Airport goes back to 1932, when the present site at Abbotsinch was opened and then occupied by 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron in early 1933. In 1940 Abbotsinch hosted a joint RAF/RN torpedo training unit and in 1943 the site became a Royal Navy base, HMS Sanderling. In 1963, the Royal Navy left Abbotsinch and Glasgow Corporation took over the site, having decided that a new airport for the city was needed.

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From its status as the Second City of the Empire to its current role as a vibrant and cosmopolitan centre of new industry and education, Glasgow has a proud history and, through the years, has invested in much loved buildings that have shaped its growth and contributed to its cultural identity. ;Glasgow in 50 Buildings; explores the history of this rich and vibrant community by presenting a selection of its greatest architectural treasures.

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Excerpt from The Writing of History, an Introduction to Historical Method The present volume is the second work published by the Yale University Press on the Theodore L. Glasgow Memorial Publication Fund. This Foundation was established September 17,

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The Caledonian Steam Packet Co. was founded in 1889 by the Caledonian Railway and in 2014 is 125 years old. It originally sailed from Gourock but came to encompass many of the Clyde coast piers and resorts, from Girvan to Argyll. At one time in competition with the Glasgow & South Western steamers and those of the North British Railway, by 1948 and the nationalization of the railway companies, the steamers of these companies had all come under the auspices of the Caledonian Steam Packet Co.

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This revelatory book concentrates on Scottish women painters and sculptors from 1885, when Fra Newbery became Director of the Glasgow School of Art, until 1965, the year of Anne Redpath's death. It explores the experience and context of the artists and their place in Scottish art history, in terms of training, professional opportunities and personal links within the Scottish art world.

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of

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In 1946, Viola Desmond was wrongfully arrested for sitting in a whites-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. In 2010, the Nova Scotia Government recognized this gross miscarriage of justice and posthumously granted her a free par

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This is a paper on the beginnings of Industrial (or Occupational) Psychology in Great Britain. Charles Allen Oakley was not only a key figure in the history of this important field, but also a very colorful personality in the politics of Glasgow as a city

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of

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From the origins of the Hackney carriage, the author follows the evolution of the taxi through early 20th century designs by William Beardmore of Glasgow to the dominance of later vehicles commissioned from Austin by Mann and Overton in 1929. Later designs follow a distinct lineage and despite continual improvement of the design over the years, coupled with a succession of more refined and cleaner diesel engines, the black cab remains an enduring icon of Britain's transport heritage.

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A limited edition hardcover book providing insight into one of the most famous soccer clubs in the world This book charts a nostalgia-packed journey through the club's evolution, from its beginnings via a formally constituted meeting in St. MaryĆ¢ s church hall in East Rose Street, Calton, Glasgow, by Irish Marist Brother Walfrid on November 6, 1887, to the club that became the kings of Europe and the team that has never been relegated from the Scottish Premiership.

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Title: The History of the Sufferings of the Church of Scotland From the Restoration to the Revolution, With an Original Memoir of the Author, Extracts From His Correspondence, and Preliminary Dissertation Volume: 3 Publisher: Glasgow, Blackie, Fullarton

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