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The Glasgow encyclopaedia

Fisher, Joe, 1925-1994
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Contains information on Glasgow topics from shipbuilding to street names, from burns to buildings, from theatres to trolleybuses.
Main title:
The Glasgow encyclopaedia / [by] Joe Fisher.
Author:
Imprint:
Edinburgh : Mainstream, 1994.
Collation:
415 pages. : illustrations (black and white) ; 26 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.This encyclopaedia reflects the history of Glasgow, from its past as "second city of the Empire" and its early industrialization to its present as a post-industrial city with traumatic inner-city deprivation, and its growing international status, which was recognized in 1990 when it became the United Kingdom's first "City of Culture". The book's wide-ranging entries provide information on topics from banks to wells, from cleansing to tramcars, and from executions to police.Born and brought up in Glasgow's East End, Joe Fisher was for many years in charge of the resources of the Glasgow Room in the Mitchell Library.Includes bibliography and index.
ISBN:
18515821269781851582129
Language:
English
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