Expert history articles

Expert features by some of the country's top historians and archaeologists.

Dr Charles Wemyss explores what the recent discovery of a portrait of Sir William Bruce can tell us about how this ...

03/11/2014

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Historian and author Dr Wendy Ugolini explores the lives of Italian women in Scotland at the outbreak of World War ...

21/10/2014

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Michael T R B Turnbull explores the origins of the Saltire flag, which lie in Biblical manuscripts and the Roman ...

15/10/2014

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History Scotland talks to author and military historian Stuart Reid about his research on the Battle of ...

29/09/2014

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Author and railway expert Keith Langston takes a look at the locomotive building industry and assesses the impact ...

25/09/2014

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Author David Ross explores the history of the North British Railway, Edinburgh’s own railway company.

22/09/2014

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Allan Kilpatrick of RCAHMS explores how the sport of golf in Scotland was affected by the two World Wars.

19/09/2014

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Historian Trevor Griffiths charts the growth of cinema going in Scotland, from the earliest days of the Victorian ...

09/09/2014

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Stuart Allan and David Forsyth of National Museums Scotland take a look at the role of disaporic Scots in the ...

09/09/2014

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Janet Brennan Inglis describes how the chance sighting of a 'castle for sale' sign led to the huge project of ...

12/08/2014

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We asked film-maker Nigel Scott about his video The Recumbent Stone Circles of North East Scotland and his ...

24/06/2014

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The in-depth Recumbent Stone Circles of North East Scotland; video explores many of the issues around the ...

24/06/2014

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