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All About History

No. 101
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

CHASHITSU

NIPPY WAITRESS

TEA SERVICE • Serving up one of Russia’s most popular beverages St Petersburg, Russia, 1887-96

CHAMPIONS OF TEA • Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world thanks to the explorations, innovations and experiments of these ten people

PROFESSOR ERIKA RAPPAPORT • Sit back with a brew and learn how tea became an integral part of the British Empire

TEA MUSEUMS • Where to find the history of one of the world’s most popular hot drinks

ENGLAND’S TYRANT KING CHARLES • His reign tore apart a nation, but how much blood is on his hands?

THE KING’S SPY • Jane Whorwood was one of Charles’ most loyal secret agents

WHO KILLED THE KING? • The mystery behind the executioner’s identity

THE FALLEN MONARCH • Analysing the last portrait of King Charles I

HUNTING NAZI GOLD • Throughout World War II, the German army looted millions in gold bullion from occupied countries, but where exactly did that treasure go?

MAKING AND REMAKING GOLD • A guide to the production process and how the Nazis used it to launder their loot

Frederick Douglass - SLAVE TO STATESMAN • Discover the remarkable rise of an agitator, reformer, orator, writer and artist

CONSTITUTIONAL CONTESTATIONS • A deep split in the abolitionist movement reveals the complexity of Douglass’ vision and ideology

A PHOTOGRAPHIC PIONEER • Photography was a major part of Frederick Douglass’ belief system and his efforts to defeat slavery and racism

The Herstory of DRAG • Social change from the stage to the streets

Pantomime in THE LIBRARY • We interview Sab Samuel, creator of Drag Queen Story Hour UK®, on his persona Aida H Dee, the importance of Drag and reading stories in a nursery

Lost Knowledge Of The Ancients • How much truth is there to the legend of the destroyed Library of Alexandria?

Which story is true? • We cross examine the three likely culprits

More Great Ancient Libraries • Alexandria was just one legendary repository of knowledge

THE LOST CITY OF GREAT ZIMBABWE • Revealing one of the wealthiest and most influential dynasties of medieval Africa

GLOBALISATION AND THE MIDDLE AGES

BATTLE OF VALMY

Battle of Valmy

20 SEPTEMBER 1792

LENIN HAD BEEN ASSASSINATED? • In 1918, an attempt was made on the life of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin. Who was behind it and what if it had succeeded?

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

PAINTING THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION • A new book from Oxford University Press examines how artists depicted an era of seismic technological change

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

ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI • A dramatised look at a historic meeting of American icons

BUTTER TEA & TSAMPA


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 101

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: February 24, 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

CHASHITSU

NIPPY WAITRESS

TEA SERVICE • Serving up one of Russia’s most popular beverages St Petersburg, Russia, 1887-96

CHAMPIONS OF TEA • Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world thanks to the explorations, innovations and experiments of these ten people

PROFESSOR ERIKA RAPPAPORT • Sit back with a brew and learn how tea became an integral part of the British Empire

TEA MUSEUMS • Where to find the history of one of the world’s most popular hot drinks

ENGLAND’S TYRANT KING CHARLES • His reign tore apart a nation, but how much blood is on his hands?

THE KING’S SPY • Jane Whorwood was one of Charles’ most loyal secret agents

WHO KILLED THE KING? • The mystery behind the executioner’s identity

THE FALLEN MONARCH • Analysing the last portrait of King Charles I

HUNTING NAZI GOLD • Throughout World War II, the German army looted millions in gold bullion from occupied countries, but where exactly did that treasure go?

MAKING AND REMAKING GOLD • A guide to the production process and how the Nazis used it to launder their loot

Frederick Douglass - SLAVE TO STATESMAN • Discover the remarkable rise of an agitator, reformer, orator, writer and artist

CONSTITUTIONAL CONTESTATIONS • A deep split in the abolitionist movement reveals the complexity of Douglass’ vision and ideology

A PHOTOGRAPHIC PIONEER • Photography was a major part of Frederick Douglass’ belief system and his efforts to defeat slavery and racism

The Herstory of DRAG • Social change from the stage to the streets

Pantomime in THE LIBRARY • We interview Sab Samuel, creator of Drag Queen Story Hour UK®, on his persona Aida H Dee, the importance of Drag and reading stories in a nursery

Lost Knowledge Of The Ancients • How much truth is there to the legend of the destroyed Library of Alexandria?

Which story is true? • We cross examine the three likely culprits

More Great Ancient Libraries • Alexandria was just one legendary repository of knowledge

THE LOST CITY OF GREAT ZIMBABWE • Revealing one of the wealthiest and most influential dynasties of medieval Africa

GLOBALISATION AND THE MIDDLE AGES

BATTLE OF VALMY

Battle of Valmy

20 SEPTEMBER 1792

LENIN HAD BEEN ASSASSINATED? • In 1918, an attempt was made on the life of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin. Who was behind it and what if it had succeeded?

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

PAINTING THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION • A new book from Oxford University Press examines how artists depicted an era of seismic technological change

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

ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI • A dramatised look at a historic meeting of American icons

BUTTER TEA & TSAMPA


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