Book Reviews

Reviews of the latest Scottish history, archaeology and heritage titles.

A review of Philip Hughes' new book exploring Britain's ancient landscapes, from Scotland to the South Downs Way. ...

09/09/2019

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A review of Paul Boobyer’s Walking the Borders Abbeys Way, exploring the abbeys of Melrose, Dryburgh, Kelso and ...

07/03/2019

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Explore the life and times of the Stewart Queen with History Scotland’s recommendations for books about Mary Queen ...

07/01/2019

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Explore the life and times of your Scottish forebears with History Scotland’s pick of books for Scottish family ...

03/01/2019

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Book review of The Old Stones, a comprehensive guide to the many megaliths and related monuments of the Neolithic ...

12/09/2018

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History Scotland has a number of vacancies for reviewers who can provide in-depth reviews of history and ...

26/04/2018

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Katy talks to us about her new role on History Scotland magazine, and some of her favourite history reads. ...

07/03/2018

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Joanne Major and Sarah Murden explore the Scottish roots of 18th-century courtesan Grace Dalrymple Elliott. ...

24/03/2016

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History Scotland has a new Reviews Editor, Dr Allan Kennedy.

25/06/2015

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A new book explores more than 2,500 years of Shetland’s textile history, from primitive weaving through to the ...

19/03/2015

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A review of Amberley Publishing's 'Edinburgh in the 1950s: Ten Years That Changed a City'.

27/06/2014

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A review of 'Glasgow: A History' by Michael Meighan, published by Amberley Publishing.

19/06/2014

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