- There are many sites around the web with information on Scottish history,
- For a general introduction to Scottish history, see any of the following
- Scotland's Story, Tom Steel
- Scotland: a new history, Michael Lynch (1992)
- A Concise History of Scotland, Fitzroy MacLean
- A history of the Scottish people 1560-1830, by T.C.Smout
- A century of the Scottish people 1830-1950, by T.C.Smout
- The Am Baile website aims
"to provide a range of digital resources for anyone with an interest in the
history and culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands."
- For information on local history in Scotland, see the following:
- Scottish Local History - an introductory guide by David
Moody, published by B.T.Batsford Ltd, 1986 (178 pages). ISBN 0-7134-5220-X
(Hbk), 0-7134-5221-8 (Pbk)
- Tracing Scottish local history: a guide to local history research in
the Scottish Record Office by Cecil Sinclair, published by the Scottish
Record Office (now renamed the National Records of Scotland),
Edinburgh:HMSO,1994 (167 pages). ISBN 0 11 495231 0
- A collection of important Scottish historical documents was compiled by the
late Professor Gordon Donaldson. Scottish Historical Documents
covers approximately 1000 years of Scottish history and includes extracts from
242 historical documents. The earliest is taken from Bede's ecclesiastical
history of the early eighth century, the latest from the Articles of Union of
1707. The collection was first published in 1970 by Scottish Academic Press
Ltd, and more recently in paperback by Neil
Wilson Publishing of Glasgow. The book is nearly 300 pages long and its
ISBN is 1-897784-41-4.
- Atlas of Scottish history to 1707 edited by Peter G.B. McNeill and
Hector L. MacQueen was published in 1996 by
Edinburgh University's Department of
Geography and Scottish Medievalists.
- John Duncan's Scottish History
Online website includes some very interesting articles on a wide
variety of topics.
- Alastair McIntyre provides some very interesting material on his
Scottish History pages.
- The Burns Howff Club website
provides information about Robert Burns, his life, works and his contribution
to Scottish heritage.
- Finally, for the history of particular areas, see the relevant county page(s).