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

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Latest articles

Volume 38 (2)

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Assimilation Aborted: Henry Clerk and the Limits of Anglo-Scottish Integration in the Age of Union
Keith M. Brown, vol. 38 (2): 199-218
An Exponent of Scottish Common Sense Philosophy in Revolutionary South America: José Joaquín de Mora
Iona Macintyre, vol. 38 (2): 219-237
Dissection of the Destitute: The Supply of Anatomical Subjects to the Medical Schools of Aberdeen c. 1832–1902
Dee Hoole, vol. 38 (2): 238-260
‘Duties In Aid of the Civil Power’: The Deployment of the Army to Glasgow, 31 January to 17 February 1919
Gordon J. Barclay, vol. 38 (2): 261-292
Lizanne Henderson, Witchcraft and Folk Belief in the Age of Enlightenment: Scotland, 1670–1740
Julian Goodare, vol. 38 (2): 293-294
Iain A. MacInnes, Scotland's Second War of Independence, 1332–1357
Shayna Devlin, vol. 38 (2): 294-296
David Swinfen, Moncreiff: The Life and Career of James Wellwood Moncrieff, 1811–1895, 1st Baron Moncreiff of Tullibole
Gary D. Hutchison, vol. 38 (2): 296-297
Thomas Riis, Crail and its Fisheries 1550–1600
Jamie Reid-Baxter, vol. 38 (2): 297-298
Iain Hutchison, Malcolm Nicolson, and Lawrence Weaver, Child Health in Scotland: A History of Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Sick Children
Steven J. Taylor, vol. 38 (2): 299-300
Alice Taylor, The Shape of the State in Medieval Scotland, 1124–1290: Oxford Studies in Medieval European History
Marian Toledo Candelaria, vol. 38 (2): 300-301

Volume 38 (1)

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Introduction: Enlightenment and Empire
Allan I. Macinnes, vol. 38 (1): 1-17
Roads Not Taken: Alternative Views of the Empire
Barbara C. Murison, vol. 38 (1): 18-35
Political Virtue and Capital Repatriation: A Jacobite Agenda for Empire
Allan I. Macinnes, vol. 38 (1): 36-54
Eighteenth-century Scottish Political Economy and the Decline of Imperial Spain
Frederick G. Whelan, vol. 38 (1): 55-72