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History Scotland Magazine

6 issues per year Write Review From $7.00 per issue History Scotland is Scotland's premier history magazine, providing fascinating features on topics from all branches and periods of Scottish history and archaeology, written by leading historians, archaeologists and museum curators.

Every issue of History Scotland features:

• In-depth news on the latest research, discoveries and exhibitions
• Updates from local history and archaeology projects
• Expert book reviews
• Opinion columns by leading figures
• Spotlights on the country’s most significant historical archives
• Comprehensive guide to forthcoming events, lectures, society meetings and exhibitions

The hugely popular bi-monthly magazine was launched in October 2001 at the Royal Museum in Edinburgh by Professor Christopher Smout, Historiographer Royal. It is backed by the Scottish history and archaeology professions with leading representatives from a variety of different disciplines on the Editorial Board.

The magazine is a must-read for anyone with a passion for Scotland's rich history and heritage.

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History Scotland  |  Jul - Aug 2020  


Five reasons to read Jul/Aug History Scotland!

There's so much read it's really hard to choose, but here are our top picks:

* #StoryOfOurStreet: a brand new local history project you can do from your own home

* NEW SERIES: The secret history of the Bishops' Wars

* How Scottish football secured its independence

* INTERVIEW: What will Scotland's museums scene look like post-lockdown

* NEW RESEARCH on an 18th-century scheme to settle Scots in rural Spain
History Scotland is Scotland's premier history magazine, providing fascinating features on topics from all branches and periods of Scottish history and archaeology, written by leading historians, archaeologists and museum curators.

Every issue of History Scotland features:

• In-depth news on the latest research, discoveries and exhibitions
• Updates from local history and archaeology projects
• Expert book reviews
• Opinion columns by leading figures
• Spotlights on the country’s most significant historical archives
• Comprehensive guide to forthcoming events, lectures, society meetings and exhibitions

The hugely popular bi-monthly magazine was launched in October 2001 at the Royal Museum in Edinburgh by Professor Christopher Smout, Historiographer Royal. It is backed by the Scottish history and archaeology professions with leading representatives from a variety of different disciplines on the Editorial Board.

The magazine is a must-read for anyone with a passion for Scotland's rich history and heritage.
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History Scotland

The credentials of the authors makes this an outstanding publication . The photographs tuck me right into the places shown. It's like Christmas morning when a new issue arrives and that's saying something for a 72 year old! Reviewed Friday, 10 April 2020
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History Scotland

As a former school history teacher in Scotland and having moved from Scotland to mid-Wales five years ago, History Scotland is invaluable for keeping in touch with issues and developments in Scottish history. Many thanks. Duncan Toms Reviewed Tuesday, 18 February 2020
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History Scotland

My husband and I love visiting Scotland. This magazine allows us to learn more about Scotland's history and culture when we can't be there ourselves. We live in the southern part of the United States. Your magazine keeps us close to a country we love. Reviewed Thursday, 13 February 2020

Love this magazine

We are from the USA and love traveling to Scotland and it's history. So glad I found this digital downloadable form of the magazine. One of my favorite magazines of all times. Reviewed Thursday, 8 August 2019
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Interesting magazine!

This magazine has interesting articles and book reviews about Scottish history. I'm interested in pre-19th history. Reviewed Saturday, 20 April 2019

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in History Scotland Jul - Aug 2020.

FROM THE EDITOR www.historyscotland.com Volume 20, Number 4 July/August 2020 So many of us are missing visiting our favourite museums, galleries and beauty spots and with ‘normality’ still some ...
New appointments Two national organisations have announced key appointments Ian Russell Ian Russell has been announced as the next Chair of the Board of Trustees of National Museums Scotland. The appointmen...
Re-live past travels and help monitor monuments Monument Monitor, a collaborative research project between Historic Environment Scotland and University College London, is looking for photos of certain historic sites taken over the years, to inform ...
WHAT’S THE STORY OF YOUR STREET? Neil McLennan invites us to take a closer look at our own neighbourhood as we launch the Story Of Our Street project CLICK HERE TO WATCH Neil Mclennan, presenter of the History S...
SCOTLAND’S PHOTOGRAPH HALBUM: Exploring the Mackinnon Collection A century of transformation an innovation is at the heart of the Mackinnon Collection, photographs acquired and shared by National Galleries of Scotland and the National Library of Scotland ...
THE FORTH BRIDGE AND WILLIAM ARROL Jocelyn Grant explores records that chart the creation of the Forth Bridge in 1890, hailed ‘a masterpiece of creative genius’ riveting the top strut, Queensferry North West, 1888. National Re...

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