About this Journal

The Scottish Historical Review is the premier journal in the field of Scottish historical studies, covering all periods of Scottish history from the early to the modern, encouraging a variety of historical approaches.

Contributors are regarded as authoritative in their subject area; the pages of the journal are regularly graced by leading Scottish historians.

In addition to its extensive book reviews, the Scottish Historical Review supports the compilation of List of Articles in Scottish History and List of Essays on Scottish History in Books, which cover articles published in the preceding year which is included in the Bibliography of British and Irish History. The journal also publishes the accepted versions of authors’ manuscripts before the version of record in the ahead of print section.

The journal is published by Edinburgh University Press in partnership with the Scottish Historical Review Trust. The Trust runs an annual Early Career Researcher article prize and offers a number of bursaries. The Scottish Historical Review Trust is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), charity number SC045296

Editors and Editorial Board


(for post-1707 material)
Dr Naomi Lloyd-Jones, Durham University

(for pre-1707 material)
Dr Alastair J. Macdonald, University of Aberdeen

(for special issues)
Dr Chris Langley, Open University

Review Editor

Dr Clare Loughlin, University of Aberdeen

All books for review should be sent to Dr Loughlin at this address:

Department of History
School of Divinity, History, Philosophy and Art History
University of Aberdeen
50-52 College Bounds
AB24 3DS

Trustees of the SHR

Professor Karly Kehoe (Convenor)
James Hamilton
Dr Alan MacDonald
Dr Iain Macinnes
Lyndsay McGill
Dr Esther Mijers (Treasurer)
Dr Stephen Mullen
Professor Laura Stewart
Professor Annie Tindley
Dr Sally Tuckett (Secretary)

International Advisors to the SHR Trust

Professor David Hancock, University of Michigan, USA
Professor Linda Colley, Princeton University, USA
Professor Ben Hudson, Penn State, USA
Professor Cynthia Neville, Dalhousie University, Canada
Professor Michael E. Vance, Saint Mary's University, Canada
Professor Liam McIlvanney, University of Otago, New Zealand
Dr Michael T. Davis, Griffith University, Australia
Professor Steven Ellis, NUI, Galway, Ireland
Dr Alice Taylor, King's College London, UK
Dr Philipp Roessner, University of Manchester, UK/ Universitaet Leipzig, Germany
Dr Jane McDermid, University of Southampton, UK
Professor Jon Vidar Sigurdsson, University of Oslo, Norway
Professor Dr Luuk Houwen, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
Dr Paul Tonks, Yonsei University, Underwood International College, Seoul, South Korea


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Scottish Historical Review

Print ISSN: 0036-9241 Online ISSN: 1750-0222
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