All About History is the stunningly realised new magazine from the makers of How It Works and All About Space. Featuring beautiful illustrations, photos and graphics depicting everything from ancient civilisations to the Cold War, All About History is accessible and entertaining to all and makes history fun for the whole family.
All About History
ALL ABOUT COMPUTERS • Discover how our modern technological age was gradually formed from the earliest computing tools to AI
NASA PROJECT GEMINI COMPUTER ROOM • Goddard, Washington 1965-1966
BLETCHLEY PARK CODE BREAKER • United Kingdom 1943-1945
KENBAK-1 • Widely considered to be the world’s first personal computer! USA, 1971
PIONEERS OF COMPUTING • The men and women whose invention and innovation helped to shape the modern world
WOMEN IN COMPUTING • From Ada Lovelace to the codebreakers of WWII, John Croucher discusses the role of women in computing
COMPUTER MUSEUMS • Delve deeper into the history of calculation, robotics and the internet
GODS OF EGYPT • Discover how ancient Egyptians explained the mysteries if tge world
THE END OF THE WORLD • When the cosmos collapses, the ingredients for a new beginning remain
THE SUN GOD'S JOURNEY • Explaining the movement of the sun was an important part of Egyptian mythology
WORSHIPPING EGYPT'S GODS AND GODDESSES • The best way to deal with Egypt’s deities was to keep them happy
What's in a name? • 20 strangest royal nicknames from history (and where they came from)
THE GOLDEN AGE OF SMUGGLING • Discover the age when the coasts of Britain were awash with illegal goods
CORNISH WRECKERS • Cornwall was said to be the home of ‘wreckers’, groups who intentionally lit false lights in order to cause shipwrecks. But were they fact, or fiction?
WILTSHIRE MOONRAKERS • A piece of smuggling folklore that gave birth to a local nickname
VISIONS OF THE FUTURE • How did people from the past envision the world to come, and did their predictions come true?
Bess of Hardwick ELIZABETH'S NEMESIS • Who was the ambitious Tudor noblewoman who proved to be a thorn in Gloriana’s side?
More of Elizabeth's enemies • Gloriana had plenty of adversaries to worry about
Bess the builder • The lasting legacy you can still visit today
"IT'S IMPORTANT THAT BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE OWN OUR OWN HISTORY" • Blindness and blind people have usually been framed in history as inspirational or tragic, but now Selina Mills wants to question that narrative
THE BLIND BARD • Was the Greek poet Homer blind and if not, why might he have been labelled as such?
BATTLE OF SHIROYAMA • KAGOSHIMA, JAPAN, 1-24 SEPTEMBER 1877
ENGLAND HAD REMAINED A REPUBLIC? • With no ruling monarchy and no Christmas, what would a continuing republic have looked like?
WHO ARE THE PAGANS? • A new book explores the rituals and beliefs of ‘pagan’ communities through their material culture
CROSS OF IRON • A grimy Eastern Front drama about the madness of war
CHILDREN OF THE HOUSE OF CLEVES: ANNA AND HER SIBLINGS • An in-depth dive into the family of Anne of Cleves
PURE WIT: THE REVOLUTIONARY LIFE OF MARGARET CAVENDISH • Following a unique woman through war, exile and return
HISTORY WAR RECOMMENDS…
AFTER THE NAZIS • How West Germany rebuilt itself culturally following WWII
OPPENHEIMER • The story of the man who ushered in the atomic age, but does it drop a bomb when it comes to the facts?
TA'AMIA • AN AUTHENTIC, HERBY AND SPICED...