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5 edition of Glasgow a City at War found in the catalog.

Glasgow a City at War

by Brian Osborne

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Published by Birlinn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: First World War,
  • British & Irish history: Second World War,
  • Local history,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Central Scotland,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Europe - Great Britain - Scotland,
  • History / Military / World War I,
  • Glasgow (Scotland),
  • Glasgow,
  • History, Military,
  • Scotland,
  • World War, 1914-1918

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8920671M
    ISBN 10184158276X
    ISBN 109781841582764
    OCLC/WorldCa53932853

    This book will of course have a limited appeal, aimed mainly at those with an interest in the local history of Glasgow, but it does what it does very well. The book is a history of the maps that have been made of Glasgow from its earliest days to the present and the stories of those who made them and why/5. Contributors To contact any of the contributors, please write to the Glasgow Review of Books at glasgowreview [at] gmail [dot] com. EDITORS. REBECCA DEWALD is a freelance translator with a PhD in Translation Studies from the University of has published articles on Jorge Luis Borges and modernist translations, questioning the maintenance of a strict distinction between original.

    Glasgow City Council is very pleased to have been offered the opportunity to work together with Historic Scotland on this stimulating and informative publication which celebrates the city’s post-Second World War built heritage. Glasgow’s social and economic history is reflected in the richness and variety of its architecture and design. Through its images and descriptions of post-war listed buildings in Glasgow, this book celebrates the richness of the city’s modern architecture. The publication is the result of a collaborative project with Glasgow City Council in Download the book and visit our Heritage Portal for more information about Glasgow's post-war listed.

    Glasgow City Archives Browse repositories. Level 5 The Mitchell Library North Street Glasgow Glasgow Central War Relief Fund Glasgow, Lanarkshire (Glasgow sculptor) job book link to online catalogue; NRA Murray & Paterson Ltd. Books set in Glasgow books set in Glasgow United Kingdom ; Glasgow; Books Wives at War by Jessica Stirling. No recommendations yet. Playing to Win (Glasgow Lads Book 2) by Avery Cockburn. No recommendations yet. Playing for Keeps (Glasgow Lads Book 1) by Avery Cockburn. No recommendations yet. No Good Deed by Manda Scott. No.


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