Anthony Cooke

Anthony Cooke is a retired Senior Lecturer in Continuing Education at Dundee University. His most recent book was The Rise and Fall of the Scottish Cotton Industry, 1778-1914, (Manchester University Press, 2010) and he has contributed many articles to journals such as the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies. He was also an editor on the five volume series, Modern Scottish History: 1707 to the Present, (Tuckwell Press, East Linton, 1998).

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I am a retired Senior Lecturer in Continuing Education from Dundee University and was Historical Consultant to Historic Scotland on the restoration of Stanley Mills, Perthshire. I have published books and articles on the Scottish cotton industry, on Glasgow West India merchants and on popular enlightenment. I co-edited the five volume series Modern Scottish History. 1707 to the Present (1998), published for the Dundee University/Open University distance learning course.