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History Scotland Magazine

6 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $6.66 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  |  Jan-Feb 2022  


Our first issue of 2022 is packed full of cutting-edge research, brand new projects and history, heritage and archaeology news.

Highlights include:

* Who was the real 'Macbeth'?
* Tales of pioneering mountain women
* Grave-cutting evidence at Jedburgh Abbey
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.
As a subscriber you'll receive the following benefits:

  A discount off the RRP of your magazine
  Your magazine delivered to your device each month
  You'll never miss an issue
  You’re protected from price rises that may happen later in the year

You'll receive 6 issues during a 1 year History Scotland magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.

Excellent magazine

Wonderful stuff! A+++ Reviewed April 2, 2021
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History Scotland

Excellent material, brilliantly researched and written by talented authors. Reviewed February 13, 2021
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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 April 10, 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 February 18, 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 February 13, 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in History Scotland Jan-Feb 2022.

FROM THE EDITOR PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS TO THOUSANDS Welcome to the first History Scotland of 2022. This issue includes two articles which focus on research that seeks to overturn long-held misconceptions. We explore...
Botanist in bronze comes to Castle Menzies Archibald Menzies (1754- 1852), ship’s surgeon and botanist, was born at Styx in Strathtay. Menzies enjoyed a varied career as a plant collector starting in 1786 when, as ship’s surgeon on HMS Princ...
New appointment at National Library of Scotland Educated at Ayr Academy, Glasgow University and Balliol College, Oxford, Drummond Bone began his career as a professor of English, noted particularly for his work on Byron. His first appointment was...
Plans revealed for Union Canal bi-centenary A group of adults and children on the canal towpath, 1920 The City of Edinburgh Council, Scottish Canals, and partners will join to mark the 200th anniversary of the 16km waterway, which l...
‘HORRID, INDELICATE CREATURES’: THE HIDDEN VOICES OF SCOTLAND’S MOUNTAIN WOMEN FURTHER READING Pauline Smith and Lucy Rankin on Salisbury Crags in 1908, from Ladies Scottish Climbing Club Journal, 1929 A journey to the Highlands of Scotland (1776), previously attribu...
DISTURBING THE DEAD: CENTURIES OF GRAVE CUTTING RESOURCES Jedburgh and its environs plan (1780), J. Ainslie The Augustinian Jedburgh Abbey dates to the 12th century and is located at the historic heart of Jedburgh, striking an imposing sight whe...

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