The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction. Edinburgh, Scottish Academic Press Ltd., 1987.
Edinburgh, Scottish Academic Press Ltd., 1987. 1st Edition 4to 265 x 213mm. 200pp illustrated throughout with 400 b/w and colour photographs and drawings. Softcover in fine condition. The Scottish Thirties raises questions concerning the nature and culture of Scotland between the Wars. What was the influence of nationalism? Why did so many people abandon tenements for bungalows? What were the politics behind the new Scottish Office in Edinburgh? Why were new factories built mainly for consumer industries? What was an 'atmospheric'? What, in short was the spirit of the Scottish thirties?. Bookseller Inventory # 001927