Marissa Leishman,George Reid's Clydebuilt: The Story of George Reith PDF

By Marissa Leishman,George Reid

ISBN-10: 0715209388

ISBN-13: 9780715209387

How did Glasgow develop into the nice urban that it truly is this day? Who made it attainable for the Clyde to develop into such a massive centre of shipbuilding and alternate? this is often the formerly untold tale of George Reith, one unstable, usually bad-tempered and continuously bossy guy who had the imaginative and prescient within the nineteenth century to rework Glasgow’s power to develop into a superb urban of the Empire. In soaking up kind, we're informed the tale of the good yet unheralded Scot who created the ability for big ships to be developed at the Clyde and to arrive Glasgow from the Atlantic - making Glasgow a urban of huge around the world significance; who enhanced Glasgow’s future health; brought new sorts of engineering building and performed a key function within the improvement of Clydebank. this is often the fantastic lifetime of a guy who rose from a humble farmstead to form a river, a urban and a nation.

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