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Glasgow
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Glasgow

The Forming of the City 2nd Revised edition

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Glasgow by Peter Reed

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Glasgow is the prime British example of the industrial city, and this lavishly illustrated book traces its architectural and socio-economic history from its merchant origins, right through the nineteenth- and twentieth-century urban decline, and onwards to its present, much celebrated regeneration. This new edition offers the reader an insight to Glasgow at the Millennium, covering the most recent scholarship and opinion, and looking to the future of Glasgow in the coming century. Key Features * Published to coincide with Glasgow's year as City of Architecture and Design in 1999 * Every chapter has been updated to cover new developments and to look to the future of Glasgow in the twenty-first century * Includes a completely new chapter covering three sites crucial to the future forming of the city * Covers Glasgow's rich architectural history from the Medieval period to the present day, as well as looking forward to the next century

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748612000
ISBN-10: 0748612009
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 24mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 26-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Reed

Peter Reed is professor of architecture at and vice-principal of the University of Strathclyde.

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