Glasgow’s Gaelic Place-names
Written by Alasdair C. Whyte , Katherine Forsyth , Simon Taylor
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About the Book
It is time to bin – once and for all – the nonsense that Gaelic was never spoken in Glasgow. In fact, Glasgow's place-names tell us that Gaelic has been spoken in Glasgow for around a thousand years. Showcasing new research from the University of Glasgow, this illustrated guide to Glasgow's Gaelic namescape reveals how place-names are a key to unlocking Glasgow's hidden past and takes the reader on a journey of discovery the length and breadth of this great modern city – from Yoker in the west to Daldowie in the east, via Boclair, Carmunnock and many other places in between.
The truth about Glasgow's past, present and future dispels myths and throws up countless surprises about Glasgow's deep Gaelic roots.
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