• The facade of the National Library of Scotland.

Gaelic Satire and 18th Century Highland History

The benefit of studying Gaelic poetry in conjunction with conventional documentary sources to obtain a fuller understanding of the past is illustrated in Ellen L. Beard’s article in Northern Scotland, Volume 8.1. She presents newly-compiled information and perspectives on two…

Highland sheep farming, 1850-1900

In this post, James Hunter reflects on an article he wrote for the very first volume of Northern Scotland published in 1972. You can read James’ article ‘Sheep and Deer: Highland sheep farming, 1850-1900‘ free online. This was my first…