ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: October 12, 2018
The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
By Elizabeth Ewan, Rose Pipes, Jane Rendall and Sian Reynolds
The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women is a fully revised and extended edition of a highly regarded reference work that illuminates the lives of Scottish women in history. It includes more than 180 additional entries on women who died before 2018, forty new photographs, and an extended thematic index. With fascinating lives on every page, the concise entries illustrate the lives of Scottish women from the distant past to our own times, as well as the worldwide Scottish diaspora. Written by experts, the book provides a striking narrative of how women’s actions and influence have always helped to shape Scotland’s identity.
Elizabeth Ewan, Rose Pipes, Jane Rendall, Sian Reynolds
Elizabeth Ewan is a Professor of Scottish Studies and History at the University of Guelph. Rose Pipes is an independent researcher. Jane Rendall is an Honorary Fellow at the University of York. Sian Reynolds is a former Professor at the University of Stirling.