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National Museums of Scotland

Overview
Works: 572 works in 954 publications in 2 languages and 11,146 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Biography  Periodicals  Conference papers and proceedings  Catalogs and collections  Telephone directories 
Roles: Other, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: DA760, 941.1
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The new Penguin history of Scotland : from the earliest times to the present day by Rob A Houston( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on research from a wide range of disciplines as well as history - archaeology, social sciences, economics, science, religion and literature - this is a comprehensive history of Scotland's peopled past from the scarcely documented Neolithic period to the parliament of 2000. Each chapter goes beyond the stories of kings, bishops and battles, bringing to life the history of the material environment, family and community and the mass of the Scottish people
The Work of angels : masterpieces of Celtic metalwork, 6th-9th centuries AD( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tartan, the Highland habit by Hugh Cheape( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of migrating ideas : early medieval art in Northern Britain and Ireland : proceedings of the Second International Conference on Insular Art held in the National Museums of Scotland in Edinburgh, 3-6 January 1991 by International Conference on Insular Art( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akten/Kongressbericht - Mosaik/Bodenverzierung - Bevölkerungsgeschichte
Beyond the palace walls : Islamic art from the State Hermitage Museum : Islamic art in a world context( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No ordinary journey : John Rae, Arctic explorer, 1813-1893 by Ian Bunyan( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of John Rae (1813-1893) from Orkney (Scotland) and his work in exploring, surveying and mapping large areas of the Canadian Arctic for the Hudson's Bay Company, as well as his work in collecting natural history and ethnographic material. Includes a chronology
Treasures from Tuscany : the Etruscan legacy( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book documents the influence of other contemporary civilizations on the Etruscans, and especially the role of the Romans, who absorbed many aspects of Etruscan culture but were ultimately responsible for its end. This is a book about the people of Etruria, their society, craft, art and beliefs."--Jacket
Bonnie Prince Charlie by Rosalind K Marshall( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Schotse prins (1720-1788)
Review of Scottish culture( )

in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corpus vasorum antiquorum by Union académique internationale( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picasso : fired with passion( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An icon in his own lifetime, by 1947 Picasso was renowned for his painting and had moved through many artistic styles. This book explores the ways he pushed back the boundaries of convention and tradition to create his unique works of art." "Photographs and works of art also provide an insight into the world of Picasso the man, illustrating the busy, crowded lifestyle of family, friends and contemporaries who inspired and influenced his work." "This book focuses on Picasso's intense artistic productivity between the years of 1947 and 1961, when he experimented with different media, from ceramics and printmaking to jewellery and metalwork."--Jacket
Phoebe Anna Traquair : 1852-1936 by Elizabeth Cumming( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phoebe Anna Traquair was a unique figure in British culture. The first significant professional woman artist in modern Scotland, she was also a key figure in the Arts and Crafts movement. A fee spirit, Traquair celebrated life through image, color and texture, taking her inspiration from Renaissance painting, the art and poetry of Blake and the music of Wagner. She produced a huge body of work, from vast, breathtaking mural decorations and sensual embroideries to exquisite illuminated manuscripts and enamels. Using her own words and those of friends and contemporaries, this beautifully illustrated book sheds new light on the ambitions of late Victorian and Edwardian culture
The Scottish home( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celts : art and identity( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real and imagined legacy of the ancient Celts has shaped modern identities across the British Isles and retains a powerful hold over the popular imagination. Furthermore, Celtic art is one of Europe's great artistic traditions, with the skills of Celtic craftspeople standing alongside the best of the ancient and medieval worlds. But who were the Celts? Drawing on the latest scholarship,the authors explore how the Celts have been defined differently from ancient times to the modern day. Over 250 remarkable objects have been selected from the collections of the British Museum, National Museums Scotland and other key European museums to richly illustrate the narrative and highlight the artistic accomplishments of craftspeople through the centuries.Here are iconic, intricately decorated masterpieces as well as less well-known fixtures and fittings; items of warfare and adornment; the ceremonial and the utilitarian
Infrared transmission spectra of carbonate minerals by G. C Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a unique compilation of carefully selected authenticated carbonate mineral spectra, which will serve as an aid to identification and research for geologists, mineralogists, crystallographers and materials scientists working on carbonate minerals and inorganic compounds. For each mineral, an FTIR spectrum and accompanying data page is provided. Data includes a peak table, references and basic mineral data
Renaissance decorative painting in Scotland by Michael Bath( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Burns : pride and passion : the life, times and legacy by Gavin Sprott( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver made in Scotland by George Dalgleish( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and German and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing from the Scotland National Museum's incomparable collections across the country and beyond, the development of the craft of the goldsmith throughout Scotland is charted. This book also explains why hallmarks helped prevent fraudulent craftsmen selling inferior metal, thus creating the oldest continuous form of consumer protection." "From antique Scottish silver considered the height of fashion at the time, to the stunning work of silversmiths working today, the vast range of talent and creativity that is inherent in Silver: Made in Scotland is demonstrated."--Jacket
Hugh Miller : stonemason, geologist, writer by Michael A Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in 1802, Hugh Miller , self-educated stonemason turned bank worker, rose to become editor of The Witness newspaper. Scathing, ironic, lyrical and penetrating by turns, he condemned injustice and abuse wherever he saw them, attacked the Highland Clearances, and supported the freedom of the church of Scotland. Miller's writings on making the best of one's life, inspired Scots from John Muir to Andrew Carnegie. A fine geologist, Miller brought many to the joys of science, helping to convince worried Victorians that geology was not unchristian." "This new biography, quoting generous chunks of Miller himself, covers the full range of Miler, from stonemason, through geologist and editor, to husband and father. It reveals the man whom his contemporaries respected, in all his consistency, integrity and independence, with a surprising new assessment of his tragic suicide in 1856."
Chinese paintings from the Shanghai Museum, 1851-1911 by Shan Guolin( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The new Penguin history of Scotland : from the earliest times to the present day
Alternative Names
Ecosse National museums

Museos Nacionales de Escocia

Museums of Scotland

National museums of Scotland

National museums of Scotland (Edinbourg, GB)

National Museums Scotland.

NMS.

NMS (National Museums of Scotland)

Scotland National Museums of Scotland

Skotsko National Museums of Scotland

Languages
English (154)

German (1)

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The Work of angels : masterpieces of Celtic metalwork, 6th-9th centuries ADTartan, the Highland habitThe age of migrating ideas : early medieval art in Northern Britain and Ireland : proceedings of the Second International Conference on Insular Art held in the National Museums of Scotland in Edinburgh, 3-6 January 1991Beyond the palace walls : Islamic art from the State Hermitage Museum : Islamic art in a world contextNo ordinary journey : John Rae, Arctic explorer, 1813-1893Treasures from Tuscany : the Etruscan legacyPicasso : fired with passionPhoebe Anna Traquair : 1852-1936