May / June 2020


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Read Scottish history from the comfort of your home: Reconstructing an epic 650-mile cattle drove from Skye to Devon, the surprising survival strategies employed by widows of the Thirty Years’ War and how did Vikings view Christianity?

On Sale: 11/04/2020

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The May/June issue of History Scotland is packed full of the latest research news you won’t want to miss, plus articles you can’t read anywhere else, with in-depth reads from experts in the fields of Scottish history, heritage and archaeology.

Highlights include:

The surprising survival strategies employed by widows of the Thirty Years’ War

Reconstructing an epic 650-mile cattle drove from Skye to Devon

What motivated Andrew Carnegie to set up his vast library funding programme?

Threat or true faith? How did Vikings view Christianity?

Fiftieth anniversary of the St John’s replica Celtic cross in Iona

PLUS: Ten-minute guide to the 1919 George Square riot, Bostock’s Scottish circus and zoo, Professor Murray Pittock on his recent project to research the value of Robert Burns to Scotland.

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