Last chance for free books! Scottish studies book giveaway ends Monday

Thanks to everyone who has already entered our contest to win sets of our Scottish studies titles. We’ve had a terrific response so far. If you haven’t entered the contest yet, it’s your last chance before the contest closes at 5:00 pm EST on Monday. Here are the rules again in case you missed them the first time:

On August 8th 1503 King James IV, the King of Scotland, married Margaret Tudor; the marriage was known as the Union of the Thistle and the Rose. This marriage set the stage for the union of England and Scotland under one crown nearly 100 years later.

In honor of the 508th anniversary of this historic event today we are giving away books on Scottish studies published by Edinburgh University Press!

6 lucky winners will be selected at random:

One winner will receive a set of 5 books that are in the series The New Edinburgh History of Scotland.

One winner will win a set of 2 books from A History of Everyday Life in Scotland (1600- 20th Century) along with Scotland and the Union .

One winner will receive a set of 3 books: Discover Your Scottish Ancestry, Enlightenment and Change, and Darwin in the Archives.

Three winners will receive a set of 2 books Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945 and Britain, Ireland and the Second World War.

To enter please submit by email, your name and mailing address by 5 pm eastern time on Monday, August 22nd to:

You will be alerted via email if you are a winner.

Books are “as is”, and might be missing jackets or have slight damage to cover or pages, but we tried not to include any with damage that would make them unreadable. Books can only be shipped to a U.S. or Canadian address, no P.O. boxes. The contest is not open to employees of Columbia University Press, Edinburgh University Press, Perseus Distribution, or their families.

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