Dundee at a Glance - Malcolm Archibald
A comprehensive guide to Dundee's history.
The fascinating stories behind Dundee's street names, buildings, institutions and people. Packed with historical facts, anecdotes, legend and myth. What is the connection between Couttie's Wynd and a king of Scotland. Who was Monsieur Clovis Duveau and how has he been remembered by local people? Which eminent Dundee citizen was born in Punjab and is commemorated in a city street? What does Tullideph Road have to do with the West Indies slave trade? Did the heir to the British throne die in a house in West Ferry? Who was the wild youth from Hilltown who found God and saved may souls from drowning in the Tay? The opening of which Dundee park attracted a remarkable crowd of more than seventy thousand people? Where can we find the street named after a legendary Second World War flying ace who ended up in Colditz?
Find out the answers to all these questions in this must-have book for any Dundonian or history buff.
With 200 specially selected photographs.