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History Scotland Magazine

6 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From €5.00 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 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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Excellent magazine

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History Scotland

Excellent material, brilliantly researched and written by talented authors. Reviewed Saturday, 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 Friday, 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 Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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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, February 13, 2020

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FROM THE EDITOR Most of us view Scotland’s foray into colonisation via the Darien scheme as something of a national disaster, not least because of the human suffering incurred and the many lives lost. Few...
New Linlithgow museum now open Annet House museum in Linlithgow has been relocated to a new in West Lothian council’s Linlithgow Partnership Centre, close to Linlithgow palace, St Michael’s church and the Burgh Halls. Th...
THE ROBERTSONS OF ALVIE: A NOTE FROM AUSTRALIA For years I have been trying to find out what life must have been like for my great-great-great-grandfather, William Robertson, and his siblings in the Scottish highlands in the region around Loc...
Unmasked: revealing a new portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie High Life Highland and forensic artist Hew Morrison have collaborated to create a new digital portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (popularly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie). Using the prince...
Medieval burgh records inspire video game design The records are providing the inspiration for new video games, both for leisure and historical learning purposes The city’s burgh records are one of the best resources for...
RARE VESTMENTS BELONGING TO MEMBER OF ROYAL STUART DYNASTY ON DISPLAY AT BLAIRS MUSEUM The Stuart vestments are on loan from the archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh and were originally the property of the Order of the Ursulines of Jesus. The sisters, based at St Margare...

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