Monday 15 July, 2024

Scottish history and heritage online

Scottish History Books

Old Ways New Roads

Old Ways New Roads draws on the output of key travellers – from soldiers, surveyors and scholars to artists, writers and leisure tourists – to consider the connections between the military occupation of 18th-century...

The Fabulous Flotilla

A captivating story about the rivers of Burma, featuring some of the largest paddle steamers in the world Reveals the little-known connection with Burma - Scotland's 'lost colony' Liberally illustrated with many evocative photographs, maps and...

The Sea Kings

The archipelagic kingdoms of Man and the Isles that flourished from the last quarter of the eleventh century down to the middle of the thirteenth century represent two forgotten kingdoms of the medieval British...

Industry, Reform and Empire

From the death of James III to the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, Jane Dawson tells story of Scotland from the perspective of its regions and of individual Scots, as well as incorporating...

Union and Revolution

A provocative new account of Scotland's history across a century of revolution and political instability. This edition in the New History of Scotland series radically updates Rosalind Mitchison's Lordship to Patronage (1983), covering Scotland's...

Rebellious Scots to Crush

When Charles Edward Stuart launched the last, and perhaps most famous, of the Jacobite Risings in the late summer of 1745, the British Army found itself ill-placed to respond. Its most effective troops were...