Scotland's Early Silver

By Alice Blackwell, Martin Goldberg, Fraser Hunter

Format: Paperback

As well as showcasing beautiful objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland, this book, building on the Glenmorangie Research Project, gives fresh insights into the emergence of the early medieval kingdoms of Scotland.

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National Museums of Scotland Enterprises - Publishing

NMS publishes a wide variety of books relating to history, culture, natural science etc and museum exhibitions.

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The breadth of National Museums Scotland's collections, together with the support of The Glenmorangie Company, puts National Museums in a unique position to reveal the role of silver in the development of the first kingdoms of Scotland. It was silver, not gold, which was the most important and powerful precious metal in Scotland for over six hundred years and, as well as showcasing beautiful objects, the book builds on the Glenmorangie Research Project to gives fresh insights into this formative period of Scottish history. Based on the exhibition Scotland's Early Silver which was at the National Museum of Scotland and is now on tour.

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Format Paperback
Imprint National Museums of Scotland Enterprises - Publishing
Publication Date 13 Oct 2017
ISBN 9781910682128
Number of Pages 144

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' ... The book is very well written in clear and plain English and it conveys ideas and stories in short, well-structured, chapters that are appropriately illustrated to a high quality. ... It is a book to be relished and looked at in comfort and the images in particular reward closer study.'

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