Chris Fleet & Margaret Wilkes – Scotland: Mapping the Islands, Mitchell Library, 19th Mar 2017

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Chris Fleet & Margaret Wilkes – Scotland: Mapping the Islands

19th Mar 2017  •  3:00PM – 4:00PM  •  Mitchell Library

This stimulating and informative book reproduces some of the most beautiful and historically significant maps from the National Library of Scotland’s magnificent collection.
Chris Fleet & Margaret Wilkes – Scotland: Mapping the Islands

This stimulating and informative book reproduces some of the most beautiful and historically significant maps from the National Library of Scotland’s magnificent collection in order to explore the many dimensions of island life and how this has changed over time. Arranged thematically and covering topics such as population, place-names, defence, civic improvement, natural resources, navigation, and leisure and tourism, Scotland: Mapping the Islands presents the rich and diverse story of Scottish islands from the earliest maps to the most up-to date techniques of digital mapping in a unique and imaginative way. Join the authors for what promises to be an engaging and visually stunning illustrated talk.

Tickets: £9

0141 353 8000

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The Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN

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