History

People's History of Scotland; Rebel Lives 1 - John Knox

Author / Creator: Chris Bambery

Media type: Podcast

Date published: 2023

John Knox - Radical leader


A people's History of Scotland: The Act of Union and the Jacobite Rebellion

Author / Creator: Chris Bambery

Media type: Podcast

Date published: 2023

Resistance to the Act of Union


People's History of Scotland, episode 5: The Rise of Capitalism and the Scottish Enlightement

Author / Creator: Chris Banbury

Media type: Podcast

Date published: 2023

Edinburgh as the centre of enlightment in 19th century Europe


A People's History of Scotland, Episode 2 “The Wars of Independence.”

Author / Creator: Sara Bennett

Media type: Podcast

Date published: 2023

Fresh perspectives on William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and Mary Queen of Scots


A people's history of Scotland, Episode 1

Author / Creator: Chris Bambery

Media type: Podcast

Date published: 2023

the nature of class society in Scotland, and its relationship to historical study.


Autonomy of Modern Scotland

Author / Creator: Lindsay Paterson

Media type: Book

Date published: 1994

No Scottish politics reading list would be complete without Lindsay Paterson’s Autonomy of Modern Scotland


Glasgow's Sugar Aristocracy in the British-Atlantic World, 1776-1838

Author / Creator: Stephen Mullen

Media type: Book

Date published: 2022

"Mullen’s fundamental concern is the contribution made by Glasgow’s West India merchant community to economic change in Scotland. By extension, Mullen assesses how enslavement in the Caribbean impacted the Scottish economy. "


The Scottish World: A Journey Into the Scottish Diaspora

Author / Creator: Billy Kay

Media type: Book

Date published: 2008

The Scottish World is a celebration of the enormous contribution the Scots have made to the modern world.


Scotland's European history

Author / Creator: Billy Kay

Media type: Podcast

Date published: 2022

A discussion on the role of Scotland in European history


At the Heart of Europe: a Celebration of Scotland's European History

Author / Creator: Billy Kay

Media type: Video

Date published: 2022

Reviews the history of Scotland's involvement in Europe through trade, education, literature, politics


Scotland's History Online

Author / Creator: Berlinn

Media type: Website

Date published: 2022 -

TannerRitchie Publishing, and Birlinn Ltd have collaborated to create Scotland's History Online (SHO).


The National Movement in Scotland

Author / Creator: Jack Brand

Media type: Book

Date published: 1978

Traces the development of 20th century Scottish national thought and activity.


Scottish Studies: Primary Sources

Author / Creator: University of Otago Library

Media type: Website

Date published:

A directory of sources of primary documentation - historical and contemporary - which have been digitised.  It includes databses too.


Declaration of Arbroath

Author / Creator: National Records of Scotland

Media type: web page

Date published: 2020

Illustrations and description of the document and its provenance.


Declaration of Arbroath

Author / Creator: Tom Turpie

Media type: Book

Date published: 2020

A reproduction of the Declaration of Arbroath with historical analysis.


For Freedom Alone’: the Declaration of Arbroath

Author / Creator: Edward J Cowan

Media type: Book

Date published: 2020

Quoted by many, understood by few.


The Wars of Scotland 1214-1371

Author / Creator: Michael Brown

Media type: Book

Date published: 2004

This introduces a new discussion of the stability and unity of Scotland as a realm and community, and of the impact of war and dynastic crisis on a Medieval state.


Bannockburn: The Scottish War and the British Isles, 1307-1323

Author / Creator: Michael Brown

Media type: Book

Date published: 2008

Bannockburn had a central significance in the shaping of nations and identities in the late Medieval British Isles


The Balliol Dynasty: 1210-1364

Author / Creator: Amanda Beam

Media type: Book

Date published: 2008

A reassessment of the Balliol dynasty in the 14th century.


The Wars of Independence

Author / Creator: Scottish History Society

Media type: web page

Date published:

A brief account of events1296-1424