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BookThis third book from The Glenmorangie Company Research Project, following Early Medieval Scotland and Scotland’s Early Silver, will also appeal to readers of The Galloway Hoard. It takes a new look at National Museums Scotland collections covering the period 800-1200: the fall of the Pictish kingdoms and rise of the...
Haggarty, George ; Hall, Derek ; Chenery, Simon
BookOver centuries, war and military service have shaped the way the world sees Scotland and the way the Scots see themselves. Using key objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland, particularly the National War Museum of Scotland to illustrate the book’s narrative, the authors uncover the historical forces behind...
Allan, Stuart ; Carswell, Allan L
BookFolk tales and beliefs are as important a part of cultural history as novels or organised religion. Robert Burns and the Hellish Legion explores some aspects of life in the world in which Burns lived and wrote, the supernatural beliefs which people held, and how they fitted into their everyday...
BookThe roots of the Women’s Land Army lie in the First World War. There was an acute farm labour shortage because workers were needed for military service and horses were commandeered by the forces. By 1918 there were 23,000 Land Girls at work milking, ploughing and herding. In 1939, the...