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History Scotland Magazine July-August 2012 Back Issue

View Reviews   |   Write Review Only £4.99 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  |  July-August 2012  


Riddles Court
How a painted ceiling at Riddle’s Court in Edinburgh helped King James VI in his bid to secure the throne of England

The 1793 Aliens Act
Part I of a study of the Aliens Act of 1793 and the resulting Declarations of Foreigners, which offer tantalising glimpses into the lives of immigrants

Sex and the (early modern) city
A study of the elaborate penance processes undertaken by female penitents in the parish of Canongate, and what these can tell us about attitudes towards women in the 17th century

Red Clydeside
Our continuing study of the history of Red Clydeside focuses on the activities of anti-war movements during World War One and reactions to the Forty Hours Strike of 1919

Quernstone quarries
A detailed examination of the Rubha nam Brathairean headland at Staffin which shows evidence of early quarrying at an inaccessible inter-tidal site
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:

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

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Excellent magazine

Wonderful stuff! A+++ Reviewed 02 April 2021
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History Scotland

Excellent material, brilliantly researched and written by talented authors. Reviewed 13 February 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 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 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 13 February 2020

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