By Marissa Leishman,George Reid

How did Glasgow turn into the nice urban that it's at the present time? Who made it attainable for the Clyde to turn into such an incredible centre of shipbuilding and alternate? this can be the formerly untold tale of George Reith, one risky, frequently bad-tempered and regularly bossy guy who had the imaginative and prescient within the nineteenth century to remodel Glasgow’s power to turn into an outstanding urban of the Empire. In soaking up variety, we're instructed the tale of the nice yet unheralded Scot who created the capability for big ships to be built at the Clyde and to arrive Glasgow from the Atlantic - making Glasgow a urban of large around the globe significance; who enhanced Glasgow’s well-being; brought new different types of engineering building and performed a key position within the improvement of Clydebank. this is often the fabulous lifetime of a guy who rose from a humble farmstead to form a river, a urban and a nation.

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