• Five Influential Psychiatric Films

    by Tim Snelson, William R. Macauley and David A. Kirby In the ‘long 1960s’, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals […]

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Georgian Glasgow: Five Sites of a Forgotten Time

By Craig Lamont The Cultural Memory of Georgian Glasgow is the first book-length study of a long-neglected period in the history of Scotland’s largest city. It covers topics such as the Scottish Enlightenment and Empire, including the slave trade, revealing…

Ludovic McLellan Mann: Glasgow’s original media influencer

By Kenny Brophy Decades before Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and Twitter, to be an influencer involved analogue methods, persistence, and very, very hard work. Research over the last few years into the eccentric Glasgow-based amateur archaeologist, antiquarian and insurance broker, Ludovic…

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A Social History of Glasgow Council Housing

Glasgow is a city which has generated a massive literature of both fiction and non-fiction, including Irene Maver’s magisterial Glasgow, also published by Edinburgh University Press in 2000. Moira Burgess’s bibliography of the Glasgow novel has run to three editions.…

The deployment of the army to Glasgow in 1919

‘There is a lot of mythology about these events…’ (Sir Tom Devine The Times, 3 February 2018) …the deployment of the army to Glasgow in 1919. In November 2017 I needed to distract myself while sitting by my wife’s hospital…