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History of Scotland

History Scotland - Vol14Issue3 (MayJun14)

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In our features section, we focus on the Great War as experienced through the eyes of the women of Shetland islands. At the other side of Europe, we take an in-depth look at the role of the Gordon Highlanders in the battle of Piave River in 1918. Although the Highlanders were originally mistrusted by the Italian troops their role in the battle was a crucial one.
In our news section, we take a look at the results of a major restoration of Rosslyn Chapel, which has seen the medieval building covered in scaffolding for the past sixteen years, and we introduce our new ‘curator’s pick’ column, where museum professionals identify favourite historic items and share the stories behind them.

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History Scotland is the world's premier Scottish history magazine, available in print and digital editions.

The magazine was launched in October 2001 at the Royal Museum in Edinburgh by Professor Christopher Smout, Historiographer Royal, who is now one of the magazine’s patrons. It is backed by the Scottish history and archaeology professions with leading representatives from a variety of different disciplines on the Editorial Board.

History Scotland provides fascinating features on topics from all branches and periods of Scottish history and archaeology.

The bi-monthly magazine, which is edited by author and lecturer Dr Alasdair Ross of Stirling University, reflects current thinking, the latest research and new discoveries, and is written by Scotland’s leading historians, archaeologists and museum curators.

The magazine is a must-read for anyone with a passion for Scotland's rich history and heritage, and includes:

• ground-breaking articles by the world's top experts
• in-depth news
• events listings
• book reviews
• opinion columns
• archives examined
…and much more.

History Scotland welcomes the participation of organisations, local enthusiasts as well as members of the professions in the magazine and the website. We are happy to receive letters and e-mails to the editor and discussion on the articles as well as information on events, lectures, conferences, exhibitions or news.

Each issue of the magazine includes information on local history and family history groups and societies, including a focus on a different group in each issue, and so serves as a central resource for many different organisations both in Scotland and further afield. If you would like to send information regarding your group or society, such as recent events or news stories, e-mail us at info@historyscotland.com.

History Scotland is a must-read for anyone with an interest in the country's rich history and heritage.

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