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Gordon Jackson has written the following TheGlasgowStory essays:

1560 to 1770s - Trade and Communications: Atlantic Trades
Glasgow, like Liverpool, was of little consequence when Britain's interest lay in Europe. Though it...
 
1560 to 1770s - Trade and Communications: Export Trade
In the 16th century Glasgow's primary trading contacts were overland to England, oversea to Ireland ...
 
1770s to 1830s - Trade and Communications
The century leading to the American Revolution of 1775-1783 had witnessed an economic revolution in ...
 
1770s to 1830s - Trade and Communications: Atlantic Trades
The American Revolution in 1776 ended the "Old Colonial System" under which colonial exports were re...
 
1770s to 1830s - Trade and Communications: Export Trade
This was a period of great change and immense promise in trade, built on Glasgow's rapidly expanding...
 
1830s to 1914 - Trade and Communications
In 1830 Glasgow was poised on the threshold of immense changes in inter-related trade and industry t...
 
1830s to 1914 - Trade and Communications: Export Trade
This period witnessed a complete break with the trading past. Glasgow became a leading industrial c...
 
1914 to 1950s - Trade and Communications: Export Trade
This was a period of great turmoil in international trade and Glasgow shared the uncertainties. Worl...
 
1950s to The Present Day - Trade and Communications: Export Trade
The Second World War changed the international economy and Clyde exports lost their former markets a...
 


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