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  • The Late Roman Silver Treasure from Traprain Law

    The Late Roman Silver Treasure from Traprain Law

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682234

    Excavated from Traprain Law, East Lothian, Scotland, in May 1919, was one of the most spectacular discoveries of Roman silver ever made in Europe - and the biggest hoard of `hacksilver': 23kg, battered, crushed and chopped up. Blame for the destruct…

  • Covenanters

    Covenanters
    av Claire Watts

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267385

    When Charles-I came to the throne in 1625 he began to make changes in the way Scotland was run, including the introduction of a prayer book. He imposed cruel punishments that were inflicted on the protesters who became known as the 'Covenanters'. Th…

  • An Orkney Boyhood

    An Orkney Boyhood
    av Duncan Cameron Mackenzie

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267545

    Duncan Cameron Mackenzie was born in 1949. this is an honest and humorous memoir about his life up to the age of 16 living on Burray (3 x 5km round)- one of the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland. The author enjoyed: the town hall cinema…

  • Geological Excursion Guide to Rum

    Geological Excursion Guide to Rum
    av C.H. Emeleus, V. R. Troll

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267224

    Presents an overview of the geological evolution of the island of Rum. This title provides a selection of excursions illustrating Rum's Paleocene igneous rocks. It offers advice on travelling to the island, accommodation, weather conditions, and mid…

  • Making of Am Fasgadh

    Making of Am Fasgadh
    av Isabel Frances Grant

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267200

    An account of Isabel Grant's experiences as an early innovator of folk museums. It illustrates a history of farming, fishing, crofting and domestic life.

  • Andrew Duncan Senior

    Andrew Duncan Senior

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267309

    Andrew Duncan (1744-1828) was a remarkable figure in a remarkable period of history - the Scottish Enlightenment. Born the son of a Fife shipmaster, Duncan rose to become Physician to the King and was twice President of the Royal College of Physicia…

  • John Buchan and the Thirty-nine Steps

    John Buchan and the Thirty-nine Steps
    av John Burnett, Kate Mackay

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267873

    A timely look at John Buchan's much-loved pre-First-World-War novel - what inspired it, its themes and metaphors - and at how much of the author's own swlf and experiences are in it.

  • National Museum of Scotland Souvenir Guide

    National Museum of Scotland Souvenir Guide

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682067

    For 150 years the National Museum of Scotland, as it is now known, has shown Scotland to the world and the world to Scotland.The book showcases the Museum's many treasures from the Departments of Scottish History and Archaeology; Art, Design and Fas…

  • Lewis Chessmen

    Lewis Chessmen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267859

    Co-publication with the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. A timely, scholarly look at the Lewis Chessmen, made in twelfth-century Scandinavia, now in the National Museum of Scotland and in the British Museum.

  • Scottish Photography

    Scottish Photography
    av Sara Stevenson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267972

    In the middle of the nineteenth century a sympathetic relationship between art, science and technology laid the groundwork for photography to flourish, including camera obscura and the panorama. This is a lavishly produced book on the eventful first…

  • Scottish Photography

    Scottish Photography
    av Sara Stevenson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267996

    In the middle of the nineteenth century a sympathetic relationship between art, science and technology laid the groundwork for photography to flourish, including camera obscura and the panorama. This is a lavishly produced book on the eventful first…

  • Wild and Majestic

    Wild and Majestic
    av Patrick Watt, Rosie Waine

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682241

    The souvenir book of the exhibition, National Museum of Scotland, summer 19. The visions of Scotland that took shape during the European Romantic movement (18th/19th centuries) have always been questioned. The stories here of objects, costume, art,…

  • From Kelso to Kalamazoo.

    From Kelso to Kalamazoo.

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267279

    George Taylor was a gardener and nurseryman and, when settled in Kalamazoo, he soon established a successful business supplying plants and hedging. He was an award-winning horticulturalist and was responsible for the introduction of the cultivation…

  • Excursion Guide to the Moine Geology of the Northern Highlands of Scotland

    Excursion Guide to the Moine Geology of the Northern Highlands of Scotland

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267330

    Describes the varied rocks and structures that occur within the largely metasediments of the Moine Supergroup of the northern and central highlands of Scotland. This book is suitable for professional geologists and undergraduate students.

  • Early Medieval Scotland

    Early Medieval Scotland
    av David Clarke

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682029

    The elaborately carved Hilton of Cadboll stone, the house-shaped Monymusk Reliquary and the sumptuously decorated Hunterston brooch (all on view in the National Museum of Scotland) are evidence of the sophistication of Scottish craftsmen in the time…

  • A Geological Excursion Guide to the North-West Highlands of Scotland

    A Geological Excursion Guide to the North-West Highlands of Scotland
    av Kathryn M. Goodenough

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267538

    This is a companion volume to A Geological Excursion Guide to the Moine Geology of the Northern Highlands of Scotland, published in 2010 by NMS Enterprises Limited - Publishing in conjunction with Edinburgh Geological Society. Although new roads and…

  • Supernatural Scotland

    Supernatural Scotland
    av Eileen Dunlop

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267361

    "Scotties" are exciting, full colour information books for young readers. Each title contains a wealth of interesting facts, stimulating activities, websites and suggestions for places to visit. An 8pp pull-out black and white section with games, pu…

  • Greyfriars Bobby

    Greyfriars Bobby
    av Frances Jarvie, Gordon Jarvie

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267415

    Part of the Scotties series, the book tells the well-loved story of Greyfriars Bobby and gives its historical background.

  • A Passion for Glass

    A Passion for Glass
    av Rose Watban

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267835

    Dan Klein and Alan J. Poole began collecting in the late 1970s and over the subsequent thirty years assembled on the most comprehensive collections of modern British and Irish glass. The book includes work by over one hundred makers at the very cutt…

  • Hidden Treasures of the Romanovs

    Hidden Treasures of the Romanovs
    av William Clarke

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267255

    Following research in St Petersburg, Moscow and Paris, this book reveals the story of Albert Henry Stopford, Edwardian man-about-town, member of the English aristocracy, dealer in object d'arts, and a regular guest at Romanov dinner tables.

  • Commando Country

    Commando Country
    av Stuart Allan

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267149

    This publication offers a unique Scottish perspective on a popular subject written by the curator of the National War Museum of Scotland.

  • Lewis Chessmen: Unmasked

    Lewis Chessmen: Unmasked
    av David Caldwell, Mark A. Hall, Caroline M. Wilkinson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267460

    The intricately designed hoard of Lewis Chessmen is one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made in Scotland. This account includes images of all 93 pieces and reports on new scientific research on how, where and when they were m…

  • Common Cause

    Common Cause
    av Stuart Allan, David Forsyth

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267910

    Based on the exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland (11 July - 12 October) the book explores how military service by men of Scottish descent was related to other expressions of Scottish identity.

  • Mary of Guise

    Mary of Guise
    av Rosalind K. Marshall

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901663631

    As mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, Mary of Guise is often overshadowed by her more famous daughter. However, this intelligent and energetic woman also led an intriguing life of her own.

  • Mary Slessor

    Mary Slessor
    av Elizabeth Robertson

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267866

    Updated edition - the story of the Dundee mill girl turned missionary who became one of the most remarkable Scotswomen of any generation and the first woman to be depicted on a Scottish banknote.

  • The Clans

    The Clans
    av Frances Jarvie

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267446

    Now rewritten and redesigned to include photographs of objects from National Museums Scotland, "The Clans" explains how the idea of clanship developed and traces the one-time hostility between Highlanders and Lowlanders. Readers can find out: where…

  • Ancient Glass in the Royal Museum of Scotland

    Ancient Glass in the Royal Museum of Scotland
    av C. S. Lightfoot

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901663280

    The objects in the Museum's extensive collection range in date from the Late Bronze Age to the Middle Ages, spanning over 2000 years of glassmaking. All four of the major techniques - core-forming, casting , blowing and mould-blowing are represented…

  • Skating Minister

    Skating Minister
    av Duncan Thomson, Lynne Gladstone-Millar

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901663853

    The black-clad minister, skating enigmatically over Edinburgh's Duddingston Loch on a wintry afternoon, is a familiar icon of Scottish culture - but until 1942 this portrait by Henry Raeburn was virtually unknown. Read the story behind the painting.

  • Whithorn

    Whithorn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682197

    Between 2012 and 2013 Julia Muir Watt interviewed twenty-nine individuals from Whithorn, in Dumfries and Galloway, and its hinterland about their memories of the period from 1920 to 1960s. The core period relates to the time before WWII, and the res…

  • David Livingstone

    David Livingstone

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267644

    David Livingstone rose from being a factory boy to become an African explorer and a hero of the Victorian age. This volume of essays, rich in new scholarship, tie in with an exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland (beginning 23 November 2012)…

  • Reconstructions

    Reconstructions
    av Klaus Staubermann

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267484

    Historic reconstructions have become a decisive tool in the history of science and technology over the last few decades. This book is based on a workshop held at national Museums Scotland and brings together key studies of 15 recent reconstruction p…

  • Mary Queen of Scots

    Mary Queen of Scots
    av Elizabeth Douglas

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267262

    As well as illustrations, this new edition includes photographs of Mary Queen of Scots-related objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland. It also has a photocopiable 8-page activity section with games, puzzles and drawings for colour…

  • Robert Burns in Time and Place

    Robert Burns in Time and Place
    av Frances Jarvie, Gordon Jarvie

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267347

    A study of the life and work of Robert Burns, placing his work into the tapestry of events in Ayrshire, Scotland and the wider world - which all shaped his experiences and his poetry.

  • Galoshins Remembered

    Galoshins Remembered
    av Emily B. Lyle

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267569

    'Galoshins' was a seasonal folk drama learned orally and performed, mostly by boys, in people's houses. They were rewarded with food or pennies. It took place on New Year's Eve ('Old Year's Night')or on Hallowe'en in central and southern Scotland at…

  • Scotland's Land Girls

    Scotland's Land Girls
    av Elaine Edwards

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267323

    An introduction about the Women's Land Army in the First and Second World Wars is followed by reminiscences, recorded recently by the editor, of ten ex-Land Girls. It is co-published by NMS Enterprises Limited - Publishing and the European Ethnologi…

  • Stranraer and District Lives

    Stranraer and District Lives

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682111

    Recorded oral interviews give an account of life in and around the town of Stranraer, in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland - part of a wider research programme, The Regional Ethnology of Scotland Project. Co-published with the European Ethn…

  • Romans in Scotland

    Romans in Scotland
    av Frances Jarvie

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267514

    This new edition of this popular title in the Scotties series gives a fascinating glimpse into life at the most northern edge of the Roman Empire. Through words and pictures find out about life in a Roman fort and much more.

  • Bagpipes

    Bagpipes
    av Hugh Cheape

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267552

    Based on 'a national collection of a national instrument' in National Museums Scotland, the book puts the musicology of the bagpipe in its European context. There is no CD-ROM with this edition.

  • The Traction Engine in Scotland

    The Traction Engine in Scotland
    av Alexander Hayward

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267583

    Steam traction engines were most widespread in Scotland from the 1880s until the 1940s - mainly for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and,in steam roller form, in road making. The book describes the use of steam power on Scotland roa…

  • Hugh Miller

    Hugh Miller
    av Michael A. Taylor

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682357

    First published by NMS Enteprises Ltd - Publishing in 2007 and long out of print. This reprint has some minor amendments, a new cover and ISBN. Ross-shire-born polymath Hugh Miller (1802-56) was a social commentator and an inspiring, and still immen…

  • Past, Present & Future Craft Practice

    Past, Present & Future Craft Practice

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267507

    Published by NMS Enterprises Limited - Publishing on behalf of University of Dundee. The development of academic research has brought to the fore a new generation of craft practitioners and as a consequence new methods and methodologies, which are i…

  • Showfolk

    Showfolk
    av Frank Bruce

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267453

    Travelling showfolk have been entertaining Scots for centuries and a visit to 'the shows' was a highlight of the year until recent memory. The Codonas are one of the longest and most established show families, having arrived from the continent in th…

  • Scottish Suffragettes

    Scottish Suffragettes
    av Leah Leneman

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901663402

    This text looks at women who fought tirelessly for equality. It focuses on the Scottish women of all ages and from all backgrounds who were involved in the non-militant "suffragist" movement.

  • Going to the Berries

    Going to the Berries
    av Roger Leitch

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682395

    A timely oral history of berry-picking and other seasonal employments in Central Scotland.

  • Kabuki

    Kabuki
    av Rosina Buckland

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267897

    The blend of music, dance, acrobatics and fantastic costuming called Kabuki has been a major theatrical form in Japan for nearly 400 years. Their greatest artists depicted the famous Kabuki actors, and by the 19th century thousands of these woodbloc…

  • Kabuki

    Kabuki
    av Rosina Buckland

    Kartonnage - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267842

    In nineteenth century Japan, woodblock prints were a cultural phenomenon, with thousands of designs issued annually. Prints were a cheap and colourful medium of entertainment, much like magazines and posters today. Kabuki is a unique combination of…

  • Jock's Jocks

    Jock's Jocks

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682333

    Between the 1930s and 1980s, folk singer Jock Duncan interviewed around 60 veterans of the First World War, mainly in his native North East of Scotland. He then spent many years transcribing his interviews in the rich variations of Scots in which th…

  • Roman Frontier Post and its People

    Roman Frontier Post and its People

    - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682012

    The publication in 1911 of James Curle's excavation of the Roman frontier fort of Newstead, ancient Trimontium, near Melrose in the Scottish Borders was a landmark in Roman frontier studies. This volume (in a new paperback edition) was conceived as…

  • Cruise of the Betsey

    Cruise of the Betsey
    av Hugh Miller

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682364

    A facsimile edition of polymath Hugh Miller's notes recording his rambles around Scotland in the mid 1840s was published by NMS Publishing in 2003 - the first edition for over a century and long out of print itself. This reprint has minor amendments…

  • Weights and Measures of Scotland

    Weights and Measures of Scotland
    av R. D. Connor, A.D.C. Simpson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901663884

    Presenting a re-evaluation of the documentary sources, this study is based on the physical examination of weights and measures in the National Museums of Scotland and other collections.

  • Scottish Environments

    Scottish Environments
    av Alan McKirdy, Moira McKirdy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905267774

    A Scottie activity book for young readers for home and classroom use. The book looks at the plants and wildlife of the Scottish countryside, and discusses such topics as climate change and renewable energy.

  • Tomb

    Tomb
    av Margaret Todd Maitland

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910682074

    The souvenir guide to the exhibition The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial which was shown at the National Museum of Scotland in 2017.