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PRESS RELEASE: History Scotland magazine launches App

PRESS RELEASE: History Scotland magazine launches App
Date: 20 June 2011

History Scotland magazine App launched
App being enjoyed in Japan, USA and Canada
Digital version for PC and Mac also launched
Print version of History Scotland still available
Latest issue out now
Magazine welcomes news and event details

History Scotland, Scotland’s premier history and archaeology magazine, is now available as a digital edition, meeting the growing global demand for the latest Scottish history and archaeology news.

History Scotland’s Managing Editor, Matt Hill, said: ‘The fantastic reaction to our digital edition and App has proved that there are thousands of people around the world with a passion for Scotland’s history and heritage. Thanks to the technology, which allows you to read each issue on an iPad or iPhone, or on a PC or Mac, we now have many more readers from countries such Japan, USA and Canada, all of whom enjoy the in- depth articles written by Scotland’s leading historians, archaeologists and curators.’

‘We appreciate that different people require different formats and the traditional print version is delivered to thousands of readers in the UK and abroad, who can subscribe using our website or by calling our subs hotline.’

The July/August issue of History Scotland goes on sale today, and includes in-depth features on Scottish railways in World War I, recent research on medieval Scottish parks, the story of a scandalous 18th-century court case linked to a Banffshire estate, and much more. The lively news section includes the latest discoveries from the major archaeological dig at Edinburgh Castle, and details a new online archive which preserves rare Scots and Gaelic sound recordings.

The editorial team are always interested in the latest news and events from history groups, clan societies and worldwide projects, and groups are encouraged to send news to:

The magazine is available as a downloadable App for the iPad, iPod or iPhone from the iTunes store (, and in a digital version for PCs at

Find out more at:

History Scotland was launched in October 2001 at the Royal Museum in Edinburgh by Professor Christopher Smout, Historiographer Royal. It is backed by the Scottish history and archaeology professions with leading representatives from a variety of different disciplines on the Editorial Board.

High resolution photos of History Scotland covers are available from

To subscribe to the print edition of History Scotland, visit, call: +44 1778 392463 or write to: History Scotland subscriptions, c/o Warners Group Subscriptions, FREEPOST PE211 Bourne, Lincs, PE10 9BR, UK.

If you would like to sell History Scotland in your museum shop or outlet, on a no-risk, sale-or-return basis, please contact us at: to set up a trade account.

Advertising in History Scotland is the perfect way to reach thousands of like-minded readers with a passion for history. Adverts in the magazine are also included in the digital versions, giving the promotions a longer shelf-life as readers buy back issues online. For details of advertising contact Kathryn Scott: or phone: +44 113 2002 9205.
Matthew Hill, Managing Editor
Warners Group Publications, Fifth Floor, 31-32 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5JD, UK
T: 0113 2002912. E: W:      History Scotland
Follow us on facebook | Download the History Scotland App

David Patton
Clan Lamont Society of North America
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