Glasgow: Beginnings to 1830

Glasgow: Beginnings to 1830

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The first volume in a three-part history of Scotland's largest city explores the development of Glasgow from the medieval period, through the expansion of the early modern port and town, as far as the 18th century and the start of the industrial revolution. The authors place Glasgow in its national and international context. They examine the impact of the Atlantic trades, the physical development of the town, the government of the city, and the first stirrings of radicalism among the urban elite and working class. Distributed by St. Martin's. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORRoom specificity and the defining of space by function was the tangible manifestation of the emergence of rationality and order within the middle- rank home. Interior spaces were ordered and categorised just as exterior spaces withinanbsp;...

Title:Glasgow: Beginnings to 1830
Author:Thomas Martin Devine
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 1995


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