Daniel MacCannell

Author

Daniel MacCannell, a graduate of Aberdeen University and UCLA Film School, is a widely published non-fiction writer. He is the author of How To Read Scottish Buildings and Oxford: Mapping the City.

Daniel MacCannell, a graduate of Aberdeen University and UCLA Film School, is a widely published non-fiction writer. He is the author of How To Read Scottish Buildings and Oxford: Mapping the City.

Books

  • £14.99

    Illicit distilling in Scotland was seen as a ‘right of man’ at the end of the 17th century. Attempts to enforce excise duty on the spirit were therefore met with resistance, ranging from riots to more and more ingenious ways of avoiding paying...

  • £30.00

    Over the past four and a half centuries, the magnificent city of Oxford has been mapped for many reasons, few of which have involved the mere finding of one’s way through the streets. Maps were produced as part of schemes to defend Oxford from...

  • £9.99

    Scotland has a huge and diverse amount of built heritage. Yet most writing about this fascinating subject is overly technical – an alphabet soup of L-plans, Z-plans and bartizans. How to Read Scottish Buildings is a unique, informative and...

  • £30.00

    Maps can tell much about the story of a place that traditional histories fail to communicate. This is particularly true of Edinburgh, one of the most visually stunning cities in the world and a place rich in historical and cultural associations....