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All About History

No. 100
Magazine

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.

Welcome

ALL ABOUT HISTORY

Defining Moments

Key Events

BODIAM CASTLE • Robertsbridge, East Sussex, UK 1385-92

ENGLISH LONGBOWMAN • France 1337–1453

TOMB OF EDWARD THE BLACK PRINCE • One of England’s finest medieval monuments England, 1376

THE KEY PLAYERS • Few periods were as dramatic or bloody as the Hundred Years’ War, nor produced such a rich cast of characters

PROFESSOR NIGEL SAUL • The Emeritus Professor of History at Royal Holloway, University of London explains the origins of chivalry

CASTLES AND MUSEUMS • Five places to learn about the history and legacy of the Hundred Years’ War

EVENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD • Discover the moments that impacted the course of history forever

SCIENCE & INVENTION

COLONIALISM & EMPIRE

CONFLICTS, ASSASSINATIONS & REVOLUTIONS

ARTS & CULTURE

POLITICS & SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

WHO WERE JAPAN’S LADY SAMURAI? • We delve into Japanese history to reveal the so-called onna bugeisha – fearsome, skilled female warriors who took to the battlefield

FAMOUS WARRIORS • Some of the better-known Japanese women of war

A WARRIOR’S WEAPON • A closer look at the naginata

“YOU CAN’T HAVE HISTORY WITHOUT BIAS” • Award-winning stand-up comedian Al Murray discusses his passion for history and why we shouldn’t fear rewriting it

FUNNY BOOKS FOR HISTORY LOVERS • Some alternative takes on the past for you to enjoy

MORE AL MURRAY • Where you can read and listen to more of his historical work

THE FIRST ROMAN EMPRESS • Irene of Athens ruled in spectacular fashion: part saint, part stone-cold schemer

THE ICONOCLASM

FALL OF BATAAN • BATAAN PENINSULA, CENTRAL LUZON, 6 JAN – 9 APRIL 1942

6 JAN – 9 APRIL 1942

THE KAPP PUTSCH HAD SUCCEEDED? • In 1920 Wolfgang Kapp and Walther von Lüttwitz tried to seize control from the fledgling Weimar Republic. What if they had prevailed?

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

TREASURES OF THE THAMES • Two mudlarks, searching for lost artefacts at low tide, share their fascinating finds with us

REVIEWS • The books, TV shows and films causing a stir in the history world this month

HISTORY VS HOLLYWOOD • Fact versus fiction on the silver screen

LIMBURGSE VLAAI


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 100

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: January 27, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

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.

Welcome

ALL ABOUT HISTORY

Defining Moments

Key Events

BODIAM CASTLE • Robertsbridge, East Sussex, UK 1385-92

ENGLISH LONGBOWMAN • France 1337–1453

TOMB OF EDWARD THE BLACK PRINCE • One of England’s finest medieval monuments England, 1376

THE KEY PLAYERS • Few periods were as dramatic or bloody as the Hundred Years’ War, nor produced such a rich cast of characters

PROFESSOR NIGEL SAUL • The Emeritus Professor of History at Royal Holloway, University of London explains the origins of chivalry

CASTLES AND MUSEUMS • Five places to learn about the history and legacy of the Hundred Years’ War

EVENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD • Discover the moments that impacted the course of history forever

SCIENCE & INVENTION

COLONIALISM & EMPIRE

CONFLICTS, ASSASSINATIONS & REVOLUTIONS

ARTS & CULTURE

POLITICS & SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

WHO WERE JAPAN’S LADY SAMURAI? • We delve into Japanese history to reveal the so-called onna bugeisha – fearsome, skilled female warriors who took to the battlefield

FAMOUS WARRIORS • Some of the better-known Japanese women of war

A WARRIOR’S WEAPON • A closer look at the naginata

“YOU CAN’T HAVE HISTORY WITHOUT BIAS” • Award-winning stand-up comedian Al Murray discusses his passion for history and why we shouldn’t fear rewriting it

FUNNY BOOKS FOR HISTORY LOVERS • Some alternative takes on the past for you to enjoy

MORE AL MURRAY • Where you can read and listen to more of his historical work

THE FIRST ROMAN EMPRESS • Irene of Athens ruled in spectacular fashion: part saint, part stone-cold schemer

THE ICONOCLASM

FALL OF BATAAN • BATAAN PENINSULA, CENTRAL LUZON, 6 JAN – 9 APRIL 1942

6 JAN – 9 APRIL 1942

THE KAPP PUTSCH HAD SUCCEEDED? • In 1920 Wolfgang Kapp and Walther von Lüttwitz tried to seize control from the fledgling Weimar Republic. What if they had prevailed?

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

TREASURES OF THE THAMES • Two mudlarks, searching for lost artefacts at low tide, share their fascinating finds with us

REVIEWS • The books, TV shows and films causing a stir in the history world this month

HISTORY VS HOLLYWOOD • Fact versus fiction on the silver screen

LIMBURGSE VLAAI


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