Journal of Scottish Historical Studies

The Journal of Scottish Historical Studies (formerly Scottish Economic and Social History) is published by Edinburgh University Press on behalf of the Economic and Social History Society of Scotland. It is a fully refereed outlet for the best research in social, economic and cultural history, in historical geography and anthropology, and in historical theory. It includes regular research and review articles, news and book reviews, and also has occasional interviews, symposia on key books, and appreciations of incidents, sources and ideas in the writing of Scotland’s history.

Published May & Nov

ISSN (print): 
1748-538X
ISSN (online): 
1755-1749

Latest articles

Volume 33 (2)

St Margaret of Scotland: Conspicuous Consumption, Genealogical Inheritance, and Post-Conquest Authority
vol. 33 (2): 149-164
Between Empires and Cultures: Scots in New Netherland and New York
vol. 33 (2): 165-195
A Glasgow-West India Merchant House and the Imperial Dividend, 1779–1867
vol. 33 (2): 196-233
The Social Geography of Prostitution in Edinburgh, 1900–1939
vol. 33 (2): 234-259
‘The advent of a woman candidate was seen … as outrageous’: Women, Party Politics and Elections in Interwar Scotland and England
vol. 33 (2): 260-283
Richard Oram, Domination and Lordship. Scotland: 1070–1230, The New Edinburgh History of Scotland, Volume 3. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011. Pp. xviii+430. Pbk ISBN 9780748614974, £24.99).
vol. 33 (2): 284-286
Edda Frankot, ‘Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen’: Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. Pp. xiv+223. Hdbk ISBN 9780748646241, £45.00).
vol. 33 (2): 286-287
T. M. Devine and J. Wormald (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Modern Scottish History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xii+707. Hdbk ISBN 9780199563692, £95.00).
vol. 33 (2): 287-289
Alasdair Raffe, The Culture of Controversy: Religious Arguments in Scotland, 1660–1714 (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2012. Pp. xv+289. Hdbk ISBN 9781843837299, £55.00).
vol. 33 (2): 289-291
Peter Pininski, Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Life (Stroud: Amberley, 2012. Pp. 192+illus. Pbk ISBN 9781445606910, £12.99).
vol. 33 (2): 291-293
T. M. Devine, To the Ends of the Earth: Scotland's Global Diaspora, 1750–2010 (London: Penguin Books, 2012. Pp. xvii+397. Pbk ISBN 9780141015644, £9.99).
vol. 33 (2): 293-294
K. A. Manley, Books, Borrowers, and Shareholders: Scottish Circulating and Subscription Libraries before 1825, A Survey and Listing (Edinburgh: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 2012. Pp. xii+240. ISBN 9780957335905, £35.00).
vol. 33 (2): 295-296
Durie, Alastair J. Travels in Scotland, 1788–1881: A Selection from Contemporary Tourist Journals. (Woodbridge: Boydell Press for the Scottish History Society, 2012. Pp. x+239. Hdbk ISBN 9780906245309, £25).
vol. 33 (2): 296-298
Gordon Pentland, The Spirit of the Union: Popular Politics in Scotland, 1815–1820 (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011. Pp. x+205. Hdbk ISBN 139781851961535. £60.00).
vol. 33 (2): 298-300
John Evans, The Victorian Elliots in Peace and War: Lord and Lady Minto, Their Family and Household between 1816 and 1901 (Gloustershire: Amberley, 2012. Pp. 335, ISBN 9781445605074, £25).
vol. 33 (2): 300-301
Sarah Worden (ed), David Livingstone: Man, Myth and Legacy (Edinburgh: NMS Enterprises Limited, 2012. Pp. vi+176. Pbk ISBN 9781905267644, £14.99).
vol. 33 (2): 301-303
Graeme Morton, Ourselves and Others: Scotland, 1832–1914 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. Pp. 320. Hdbk ISBN 9780748620487, £65.00).
vol. 33 (2): 303-305
Trevor Griffiths, The cinema and cinema-going in Scotland, 1896–1950 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. Pp. v+354. Hdbk ISBN 9780748638284, £70.00).
vol. 33 (2): 305-307
Rosalind McClean, Brad Patterson and David Swain (eds), Counting Stories, Moving Ethnicities: Studies from Aotearoa New Zealand (Hamilton: University of Waikato Press, 2012. Pp. xi+254. Pbk ISBN 9780473197094, NZ$23.00).
vol. 33 (2): 307-309

Volume 33 (1)

Hector McAllister in North Carolina, Argyll and Arran: Family and Memory in Return Migration to Scotland in the Eighteenth Century
vol. 33 (1): 1-19