Glasgow West End

History Book Group

History Book Group

This group is dedicated to reading non-fiction history books. We meet once a month, normally at 11 am on the third Monday of the month. For details on the venue please contact the group coordinator using the pigeon below.

On this webpage you'll find book covers and reviews of some of the books we've read over recent months. This includes our most recent read, 'The Wall' by Alistair Moffat.

Our final read for 2019 is:

16 December 'The Victorians' by A.N. Wilson

Our proposed reads for the first half of 2020 are:

January - 'Who Built Scotland : A History of the Nation in 25 Buildings', by Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat, James Crawford, James Robertson and Kathleen Jamie.

February - ‘The Clearances’ by Tom Devine

March - ‘Hope and Glory’ by Stuart Maconie

April - ' For Freedom Alone': Declaration of Arbroath 1320' by Edward J. Cowan

May -'Glasgow: Mapping the City' by John Moore

June - 'A History of the Scottish People' by TC Smout

July – a biography of Disraeli (recommendations welcome)

(Click on the pigeon to send a message to our history book group leader.)

Click on a picture below to see it full-size with more details.

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