Recommend to your Librarian

Request a Review Copy


The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women

Edited by Elizabeth Ewan, Rose Pipes, Jane Rendall, Siân Reynolds

Edition: 2

Paperback (Forthcoming)
£35.00
Hardback (Forthcoming)
£90.00

The life stories of more than 1,000 women who shaped Scotland’s history

This is a fully revised and extended edition of a highly regarded reference work that illuminates the lives of Scottish women in history. The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women expands on the previous edition with over 180 additional entries on women who died before 2018, and with 40 new photographs as well as a much extended thematic index. The new material covers a range of time periods, with an emphasis on the more recent past.

Show more

Contents

Acknowledgements for The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women (2006)
Acknowledgements for The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women (2018)
Advisers
Contributors
Abbreviations
Readers’ Guide
List of new entries
List of co-subjects
Preface
Introduction to The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Thematic Index

About the Author

Elizabeth Ewan is a Professor of Scottish Studies and History at the University of Guelph.

Rose Pipes is a former commissioning editor with Oliver & Boyd publishers, Edinburgh, and now an independent researcher. Her own publications include The Colonies of Stockbridge, and Stockbridge in Living Memory.

Jane Rendall is an Honorary Fellow at the University of York.

Siân Reynolds is a former Professor at the University of Stirling.

Reviews

'Both wide-ranging and path-breaking, it is an indispensable resource, and should be at the core of any biographical collection.'

- Mark Curthoys, Research Editor, The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

You might also like ...