School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Saltire Society shortlist for 2012

On the recently-announced Saltire Society shortlist for 2012 are books by four Edinburgh historians. In the category 'Scottish Research Book of the Year' is The Sexual State - Sexuality and Scottish Governance 1950-80 by Roger Davidson and Gayle Davis, while short-listed for 'Scottish History Book of the Year' are Jeremy Crang's volume edited with M.Strickland and E. Spier, A Military History of Scotland and Alvin Jackson's The Two Unions: Ireland, Scotland, and the Survival of the United Kingdom, 1707-2007.