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History Scotland magazine… your guide to Scotland's history, heritage and archaeology

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History Scotland is the world’s premier Scottish history magazine, written by a team with a passion for the past, and enjoyed by thousands of readers around the world.

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In each issue, we bring together: expert news, opinion, reports and in-depth features which explore centuries of Scotland’s history – from prehistoric times through to the 20th century.

From the dramatic lives of famous figures such as William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots and Robert Burns, through to the latest thinking on subjects such as DNA research, World War I archaeology and Viking Age Scotland, each issue of History Scotland is packed full of great reading and beautiful historic images.

A vibrant, passionate history community

The magazine has a strong community feel, with readers from all around the world enjoying and sharing the latest history and archaeology news here on our website and via our Facebook and Twitter pages – where more than 34,000 Scottish history fans come together.

Expert insight from the prestigious Editorial Board

The history community is also well represented on History Scotland’s editorial board, which includes representatives from universities around Scotland, specialist societies, and national organisations including Historic Environment Scotland, National Trust for Scotland and Archaeology Scotland.

Find out more about our board of experts on our Editorial Board page.

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