Expert history articles

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

History Scotland’s editorial board includes representatives from universities around Scotland, specialist ...

22/11/2016

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Carsten Hermann, Chair of SPAB Scotland, reports on a nationwide survey of the country’s diverse and fascinating ...

15/11/2016

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Historian Alan Ereira explores why the world's first road atlas 'Britannia' deliberately omitted all mention of ...

01/11/2016

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Historian Suzie Lennox delves into the archives to tell the stories of Scotland’s student bodysnatchers who took ...

18/08/2016

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Professor Allan I Macinnes presents a summary of his new research into a 18th-century murder, for which he ...

10/08/2016

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Bruce Gilkison, great-great-grandson of the ‘Ettrick Shepherd’ James Hogg shares his experiences of walking in the ...

04/07/2016

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Professor Murray Pittock dispels three long-held myths surrounding the Battle of Culloden of 16 April 1746. ...

21/06/2016

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Jack Gillon explores the history of pubs in Edinburgh, from upmarket inns where business was carried out in the ...

17/06/2016

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Laura Laird presents a guide to the life of Scottish explorer John McDouall Stuart, the man described as ...

09/06/2016

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Volunteers of all ages and abilities are being asked to get involved in an archaeology project which provides free ...

24/05/2016

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Artist Bob Marshall talks to us about how he creates detailed historical illustrations and reconstructions of some ...

22/05/2016

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Robert Smail’s Printing Works, based in Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders is the oldest working commercial ...

20/05/2016

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