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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  |  Sept - Oct 2021  


Enjoy exploring centuries of history and archaeology in September/October History Scotland.

Highlights include:

* A bizarre diplomatic mission at the court of James VI
* The archaeology of the battle of Glenshiel
* The visit of Dorothy 'Doll' Thomas to 19th-century Glasgow
* Exclusive insight into the newly-digitised Scottish Kirk Session records
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.

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Excellent magazine

Wonderful stuff! A+++ Reviewed Friday, April 2, 2021
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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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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, February 13, 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in History Scotland Sept - Oct 2021.

history SCOTLAND FROM THE EDITOR Subscribers, are you getting the most out of your History Scotland membership? Sign up for our newsletter at http://scot.sh/join21 The much-anticipated digital kirk session records re...
MEET THE CONTRIBUTORS Dr David Alston Born and brought up in the highlands of Scotland, Dr David Alston is a freelance historian who has spent 20 years researching the role of highland Scots in the slave-worke...
NEW DEATH BC PROJECT LOOKS AT MODERN PREHISTORIC BURIAL TREND Archaeologist Dr Kenny Brophy and researcher Andrew Watson have received a British Academy Leverhulme small grant to undertake research into the new trend, which has seen modern versions of prehisto...
Chronicle of Fortingall secured for the nation The document includes a chronicle, written in Latin and Scots, recording the deaths of prominent men and women in the highlands from 1390 to 1579 The manuscript was compiled by scribes bet...
Dunkirk Little Ship finds a permanent home The proposed £3m Spirit of Skylark Centre will be a permanent base for Skylark IX, which is listed on the National Historic Ships Register and believed to be one of only two ‘Dunkirk little ships’ f...
SHOT, SHELL AND SPRUE: the material remains of the battle of Glenshiel FURTHER READING Positions of troops, according to Bastide’s plan, marked on to current topography HES 2011 Battle of Glenshiel NTL10. Entry in Inventory of Historic battlefields. Inventory documen...

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