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Walking Through Glasgow´s Industrial Past

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Description for Walking Through Glasgow´s Industrial Past Paperback. Walking Through Glasgow's Industrial Past sets out to retrieve the hidden architectural, cultural and historical riches of some of Glasgows working-class districts. Num Pages: 204 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 135 x 30. Weight in Grams: 260.
Join Ian R Mitchell on a series of walks through Glasgow's industrial past as he retrieves the hidden architectural, cultural and historical riches of some of Glasgow's industrial and working-class districts. Many who enjoy the fruits of Glasgow's recent gentrification may be surprised and delighted by the gems. Ian Mitchell has uncovered beyond the usual haunts. An enthusiastic walker and knowledgeable historian, he invites us to recapture the social and political history of the working class in Glasgow. Taking in area including Pollokshaws, Springburn, Maryhill and Parkhead, Mitchell reveals the buildings that go unnoticed every ... Read more

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About Ian R. Mitchell
IAN R MITCHELL taught for over twenty years at Clydebank College but gave up teaching to devote himself to writing full time, and has now published many titles and won both the Boardman-Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature and the Outdoor Writers' Guild Award for Excellence. A native of Aberdeen and author of Aberdeen Beyond the Granite, Ian has lived in ... Read more

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We tend to associate the figure of the 'flaneur' with Paris, a city that encourages walking through all districts. But here Mitchell reclaims it forcefully and often beautifully for Glasgow, exhorting us to explore areas once thought 'off limits' as well as the tourist attractions to provide also a history of the working class. - The Sunday Herald

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