Politics and society
From House of Commons Parliamentary Papers to Victorian self-help heroes, discover resources that support learning about citizenship, politics and society.
Specially designed to support classroom teaching using National Library of Scotland (NLS) collections.
'Lifting the lid on Scottish food history explores Scotland's natural larder through items in the National Library of Scotland's collections.
'Morbid Curiosity: death and dying' looks at items in the general and Official Publications collections which demonstrate the shift in cultural and social attitudes to death.
The Patrick Geddes page looks at this pioneering social reformer, conservationist, and town planner.
The American political history resource highlights collection items that have shaped American politics.
Censorship and banned books explores the issues surrounding books that have been banned, censored or challenged around the world.
The 'Heroes' resource features an interactive comic book-style series of short narratives telling the story of four Victorian 'heroes'. Include downloadable worksheets incorporating history, citizenship and drama.
Labour history in Scotland pages highlight key items from the National Library of Scotland collections focusing on Scottish labour history.
The women's suffrage movement in Scotland resource includes three suggested cross-curricular projects for students on the topic of suffrage.
Information on what NLS holds and is recommended for learning audiences.