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 KINGDOM OF KUSH
MEROË PYRAMID • Sudan c.300 BCE-300 CE
KUSHITE ARCHER • Sudan 780 BCE - 350 CE
CERAMIC JAR • The Kingdom of Kush was known for its exquisite pottery Sudan, 100 BCE - 300 CE
KUSHITE KINGS AND QUEENS • A selection of some of the Kingdom of Kush’s most important rulers
THE INFLUENCE OF EGYPT • Stuart Tyson Smith talks us through the Kushites’ significant relationship with their Egyptian neighbours
KUSH ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES • Often overlooked in favour of Egypt, we uncover the Kingdom of Kush’s wonders
SALEM • How fear, fanaticism and vengeance fuelled the brutal witch trials
HOW TO BE ACCUSED OF WITCHCRAFT • 6 easy steps to being on the wrong side of a pitchfork
FATE OF THE ACCUSERS • How did the girls themselves react to events?
THE POISONING THEORY • Was a fungus to blame for the mass hysteria?
ROYAL SCANDALS IN THE ANCIENT WORLD • Inside the warped world of schemes, murders and affairs that caused shock waves in antiquity
THE AIDS CRISIS • How panic, confusion and prejudice followed a mysterious and deadly virus that swept around the world
WHAT IS HIV AND AIDS? • Essential facts to know
FIGHTING STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION • Adam Freedman, senior policy and campaigns officer at National AIDS Trust, spoke to us about the organisation's history and work
Alessandro de' Medici THE BLACK PRINCE OF FLORENCE • A tale of race, rivalry and revenge, but was he the tyrant his enemies claimed?
MEDICI FLORENCE: A TIMELINE • Medici rule in Florence spanned over 300 tumultuous years, taking the city from the Medieval period into the Renaissance and beyond
THE OTHER SAS • The forgotten Stirling brother whose vision formed the true legacy of the Special Air Service after WWII
Who was MARY SEACOLE? • Uncover the life of Britain's Caribbean nursing heroine
MARY'S MEDICINE • What surprising ingredients did Seacole rely on to treat the sick?
MARY VS FLORENCE • Why was Seacole not as well remembered as her white counterpart?
BATTLE OF SHREWSBURY • SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE, ENGLAND, 21 JULY 1403
HENRY IV’S ARMY
RUSSIA HAD KEPT CALIFORNIA • How Russia could have remained an unwelcome and dangerous neighbour in the USA’s backyard
NOT JUST A FAN • A new book tells the untold story of the evolution and design of Chinese fans throughout the centuries
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON • Martin Scorsese’s epic crime drama packs a mighty emotional wallop
THE SHOULDERS WE STAND ON • A fascinating history of the UK’s Black and Asian communities
BEAUTY IS IN THE STREET • A readable account of post-war protest
HISTORY of WAR RECOMMENDS…
BLACK ATLANTIC: POWER, PEOPLE, RESISTANCE • A powerful history of Cambridge and the Black Atlantic
CALL NORTHSIDE 777 • James Stewart stars as a reporter determined to get to the truth, but is the film as committed?
GINGERBREAD CAKE • A STICKY AND SPICED AMERICAN DESSERT, USA, 17TH CENTURY - PRESENT