Glasgow Tours: The Commercial Centre by John R Hume


Tour Glasgow’s Commercial Centre with photographer, historian and architectural expert, John R Hume. This book combines his photographs and eye for detail to guide you through the centre of Glasgow while exploring the city’s architecture and its historical development.

This book is part of a series of forthcoming tours by John R Hume of different areas of Glasgow.

About the Author

John R Hume is a patron of Glasgow City Heritage Trust. For 20 years he lectured in Economic and Industrial History at the University of Strathclyde. After a career with Historic Scotland as an Inspector of Scotland’s Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings, he retired as Chief Inspector of Historic Buildings in 1999. 

Professor Hume has published a wide range of books and articles on the industrial archaeology and historic buildings of Scotland. He lives in Glasgow and was instrumental in setting up many local heritage organisations such as the Forth & Clyde Canal Society.

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