Glasgow: Mapping the City

Date: 23 November 2015.
Time: 18:30pm for 19:00pm
Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ
Cost: Free

Join us on the 23rd November for our Book Week Scotland event. John Moore will be discussing his latest book, Glasgow: Mapping the City, which explores how our amazing city has changed over the last 500 years. Moore’s beautifully illustrated book features 80 specially selected maps, each offering a unique insight into the political, economic and social history of Glasgow. Our evening will take you on a journey through the development of shipbuilding, green spaces, transport, health, the industrial revolution, wartime, tourism and much more.

The evening starts at 6:30pm with light refreshments and a glass of wine. The talk starts at 7pm. The event is free and all are welcome but please contact us to book as places are limited.

Contact library@rcpsg.ac.uk or call 0141 221 6072 to book your place.

Glasgow: Mapping the City Poster

Glasgow: Mapping the City. Poster

Take a look at all the amazing events taking place for Book Week Scotland at http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/book-week-scotland

About the author
John Moore is a specialist on Scottish cartography and has published widely on the subject over a period of many years. He is currently Collections Manager at Glasgow University Library.

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