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Alistair Durie

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Alastair Durie was formerly a senior lecturer in History at the University of Glasgow, but now combining writing, teaching and research, along with the pursuit of leisure. Has recently published Scotland for the Holidays, history of tourism in Scotland from 1780 -1939 and has another coming soon on the Scottish Hydros ('Water is Best').

Alistair Durie has written the following TheGlasgowStory essays:

1914 to 1950s - Culture and Leisure: Holidays
By the early 20th century, having a holiday was high on the agenda of every family in Glasgow. How ...
1950s to The Present Day - Culture and Leisure: Holidays
After the Second World War, demand for holidays was high and, despite the problems of rationing, tra...

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