Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors: A guide for Family Historians is a lively and accessible introduction to Scotland’s long, complex and fascinating story. Ian Maxwell guides readers through the wealth of material available to researchers in Scotland and abroad. He looks at every aspect of Scottish history and at all the relevant resources. As well as covering records held at the National Archives of Scotland, he examines closely the information held at local archives throughout the country. He also describes the extensive Scottish records that are now available online.