Thursday 19 January 2012

Northern Scotland journal - free sample issue

The Scottish Association of Family History Societies ( is carrying a news item on a new version of a journal entitled Northern Scotland, which was first established in 1972. It underwent something of a revamp in 2010, and is now available online via, with an annual personal subscription for a print copy or online edition at £23.50. This entitles you to the whole current volume (it is published annually) and access to many articles going back to 2000.

However, if you wish to test the water with it, there is a free edition available online, which contains the following articles in PDF format:

Introduction to new series 
Marjory Harper and James Hunter

Scotland's Global Impact 
Ewen A. Cameron

Scotland and Empire: Ethnicity, Environment and Identity 
John M. MacKenzie

The Scots Brigade in the Eighteenth Century
Stephen Conway

Jacobite Scotland and European Great Power Strategy 
Daniel Szechi

Rendezvous in Edinburgh: Highland Gael and Mohegan Indian in Auld Reekie in 1767 
Margaret Connell Szasz

Highland Soldier: Imperial Impact and Image 
Edward M. Spiers

Several book reviews are also available.

Have fun!


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