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 35 (2)

‘A Legal Limited Monarchy’: Scottish Constitutionalism in the Union of Crowns, 1603–1707
vol. 35 (2): 131-154
The Creation of the Crofting Townships in Tiree
vol. 35 (2): 155-188
Evangelicals and the Plurality of Worlds Debate in Scotland, 1810–55
vol. 35 (2): 189-210
Jewish Responses to Fascism and Antisemitism in Edinburgh, 1933–1945
vol. 35 (2): 211-239
David Clarke, Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013. Pp. x + 373; illus. Paperback ISBN 978-0-7486-7889-7, £35.00).
vol. 35 (2): 240-241
Jim Tomlinson, Dundee and the Empire. ‘Juteopolis’ 1850–1939 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014. Pp. 222. Hardback ISBN 978-0-7486-8614-8 £70.00).
vol. 35 (2): 242-243
Maureen M. Meikle, The Scottish People 1490–1625 (Raleigh, NC: Lulu, 2014. Pp. xxvii + 536. Paperback ISBN 978-1-291-51800-9, $52.47).
vol. 35 (2): 243-245
Frances Williams, The Forgotten Kindertransportees: The Scottish Experience (London: Bloomsbury, 2014. pp. liv + 254; illus. Hardback ISBN 978-1-7809-3803-5, £65.00).
vol. 35 (2): 245-247
James. J. Coleman, Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory (Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2014. Pp. 204; ISBN 0748676902, £65.00)
vol. 35 (2): 247-249
Michael Penman, Robert the Bruce King of Scots (Padstow, Cornwall: Yale University Press, 2014. Pp. xi + 443; illus. Cloth ISBN 978-0-300-14872-5, £25.00).
vol. 35 (2): 249-251
Rosalind Carr, Gender and Enlightenment Culture in Eighteenth-century Scotland (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014. Pp. viii + 205. Hardback ISBN 978-0-7486-4642-5, £55.00).
vol. 35 (2): 251-253
Kevin Munro, Scotland's First World War (Edinburgh: Historic Scotland, 2014. Pp. 108. Paperback ISBN 978-1-849-17151-9, £11.99). Stuart Allan and David Forsyth, Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War (Edinburgh: NMS Enterprises Limited – Publi
vol. 35 (2): 253-256

Volume 35 (1)

Debating Britain in Seventeenth-Century Scotland: Multiple Monarchy and Scottish Sovereignty
vol. 35 (1): 1-24
Indian Wealth and Agricultural Improvement in Northern Scotland
vol. 35 (1): 25-44
The Obligation to Support the Widow: Settlement, the New Poor Law and the Scottish Local State
vol. 35 (1): 45-69
The Scottish Cyclist and the New Woman: Representations of Female Cyclists in Scotland, 1890–1914
vol. 35 (1): 70-91
‘Fae nae hair te grey hair they answered the call’: International Brigade Volunteers from the West Central Belt of Scotland in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–9
vol. 35 (1): 92-114
Katharine Glover, Elite Women and Polite Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2011. Pp. ix+217. Hardback ISBN 978-1-84383-681-0, £55.00).
vol. 35 (1): 115-117
Andrew Davies, City of Gangs: Glasgow and the Rise of the British Gangster (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013. Pp. x+450; illus. Hardback ISBN 978-1-4447-6375-1, £20.00).
vol. 35 (1): 117-119
Laurence A. B. Whitley, A Great Grievance: Ecclesiastical Lay Patronage in Scotland until 1750 (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2013. Pp. xxiv+334. Paperback ISBN 978-1-61097-990-0, $39.00).
vol. 35 (1): 119-120