Emerson wins prize for An Enlightened Duke: The Life of Archibald Campbell (1682-1761), Earl of Ilay, 3rd Duke of Argyll
On 24 April of ths year your blogger noted the publication of Roger Emerson’s An Enlightened Duke: The Life of Archibald Campbell (1682-1761), Earl of Ilay, 3rd Duke of Argyll. Kilkerran: humming earth, 2013. ISBN 978 1 84622 039 5 (PBK); ISBN 978 1 84622 040 1 (HBK). See http://www.elhblog.law.ed.ac.uk/2013/04/24/an-enlightened-duke-new-biography-of-archibald-3rd-duke-of-argyll/. He is delighted now to note that his own judgement of the excellence and importance of the work has been endorsed, not only in reviews, but also by the Saltire Society, who made it the recipient of their award as Scottish History Book of the Year for 2013.