New books in the library – January/February 2014

Written by on February 6, 2014

A selection of new books added to our library catalogue this month:

History of Glasgow and Scotland Collection

Building knowledge: an architectural history of the University of Glasgow / Nick Haynes
Edinburgh: Historic Scotland, 2013

Glasgow: a history / Michael Meighan
Stroud : Amberley, 2013

Painting the town: Scottish urban history in art / E. Patricia Dennison, Stuart Eydmann, et al
Edinburgh : Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2013

The great tapestry of Scotland / Susan Mansfield
Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2013

The poor had no lawyers: who owns Scotland (and how they got it) / Andy Wightman
Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2013

To the ends of the earth: Scotland’s global diaspora, 1750-2010 / T. M. Devine
London: Penguin, 2012

History of Medicine Collection

The history of radiology / Adrian M. K. Thomas and Arpan K. Banerjee
London: OUP, 2013

The prince of medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire / Susan P. Mattern
London: OUP, 2013


The mystery of Princess Louise: Queen Victoria’s rebellious daughter / Lucinda Hawksley
London : Chatto & Windus, 2013

For more details on the above titles and to view other works in our collections search our online catalogue at

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