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Alistair L Goldsmith

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Born 1952, educated Jordanhill College School Glasgow and Marr College Troon. Graduated 1973 BA HHM and post graduate Personnel Administration (1974), he returned to the University in 1980 after a period of working in industry. MLitt. in History (by research) on the Glasgow Exhibitions awarded in 1985, PhD. in History on the City of Glasgow Police, 2002. Currently on the teaching staff of the Scottish Hotel School at Strathclyde.

Alistair L Goldsmith has written the following TheGlasgowStory essays:

Early times to 1560 - Everyday Life: Eating
Communities living on the banks of the Clyde depended for sustenance on what locally could be grown ...
 
1560 to 1770s - Everyday Life: Eating
This was an age of discovery. As the city started to expand, a growing affluence was experienced by...
 
1770s to 1830s - Everyday Life: Eating
The late 18th and early 19th centuries represent a time of expansion and industrialisation. For the...
 
1770s to 1830s - Everyday Life: Law and Order
The concept of "Maintaining the Common Good" has been the fundamental precept of law and order in Sc...
 
1830s to 1914 - Everyday Life: Law and Order
By the 1830s the Glasgow Police covered Calton, Gorbals and Anderston as well as the city itself. A...
 
1914 to 1950s - Everyday Life: Eating
This period is dominated by the two major conflicts of the 20th century. Nevertheless grave concern...
 
1914 to 1950s - Everyday Life: Law and Order
The police force in Glasgow was approaching a crisis that was only postponed by the outbreak of host...
 
1950s to The Present Day - Everyday Life: Eating
Wartime rationing was not discontinued until 1954 although, as supplies improved, availability incre...
 


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