Peter Aitchison

Author

Peter Aitchison worked for the BBC as a senior news editor for twenty years before becoming Director of Communications at the University of Glasgow, a post he held until he retired at the end of 2021. He is now an Honorary Professor of History at Glasgow. 

Peter Aitchison worked for the BBC as a senior news editor for twenty years before becoming Director of Communications at the University of Glasgow, a post he held until he retired at the end of 2021. He is now an Honorary Professor of History at Glasgow. 

Books

  • Paperback | Pub: 23 May 2019
    £9.99

    The Highland Clearances are a well-documented episode in Scotland’s past but they were not unique. The process began in the Scottish Lowlands nearly a century before, when tens of thousands of people – significantly more than were later exiled...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Apr 2018
    £9.99

    Black Friday is the astonishing true story of a coastal community that lost 189 men in a single afternoon. Britain’s worst fishing disaster decimated the coastal community of Eyemouth, yet is an almost forgotten part of the past. One hundred...