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Now the wars are over: The past, present and future of Scottish battlefields

Now the wars are over: The past, present and future of Scottish battlefields

By T. Pollard and I. Banks

International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Vol.14:3 (2010)

Abstract: Battlefield archaeology has provided a new way of appreciating historic battlefields. This paper provides a summary of the long history of warfare and conflict in Scotland which has given rise to a large number of battlefield sites. Recent moves to highlight the archaeological importance of these sites, in the form of Historic Scotland’s Battlefields Inventory are discussed, along with some of the problems associated with the preservation and management of these important cultural sites.

Click here to read this article from the University of Glasgow

See also: Battlefields, Historic Sites, to get heritage protection in Scotland

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