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 THE ROMAN REPUBLIC
PUNIC WAR SHIP • Roman Republic c.3rd century BCE
ROMAN ORATOR • Roman Republic c.2nd-1st century BCE
SILVER TIVOLI TABLEWARE • Buried for centuries, this collection is an important find Tivoli, Mid-First Century BCE
FAMOUS ROMANS • Meet ten Romans who helped shape the Republic – even in its dying days
ROME’S STOLEN MYTHOLOGY • Dr Gina May explains the origins, purpose and importance of Roman legends
ROMAN REPUBLIC SETTLEMENTS • Get a taste of Ancient Rome outside of Italy
● RISE OF THE ● MEDICIS • How one dynasty became the rulers of the Renaissance
ABRIDGED MEDICI FAMILY TREE • A quick guide to how the powerful lineage connects together
What did the Medicis do for us? • Famous works of art and architecture from Florence’s ‘first family’
MACHIAVELLI AND THE MEDICI • They were connected by deep personal and political ties
BIRTH OF BOLLYWOOD • Uncovering the stories and secrets of the world’s biggest film industry
From Bollywood to Tollywood • Some of the many brands of Indian cinema explained
THE LIFE and LEGACY of COCCINELLE • From humble beginnings in 1930s Paris, Coccinelle’s star quality led her to become a key figure of transgender history
TIMELINE OF TRANS HISTORY • Key legal and social developments in the fight for trans rights in the 20th century
TRAILBLAZING TRANS WOMEN • Four inspirational individuals whose stories and lives changed the world
COCCINELLE’S FURTHER LISTENING • Five of the French singer’s greatest hits
HERO OF THE HAITIAN SLAVE REBELLION • Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh, author of Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture, on the remarkable revolutionary leader
THE HAITIAN REVOLUTION • The story behind the most successful slave rebellion in history
LOUVERTURE IN CAPTIVITY • The famed leader spent the final months of his life imprisoned
The First Feminist Manifesto • Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz challenged patriarchal oppression to champion women’s rights
AMERICA’S WORST RACE CRIME • On the night of 31 May, 1921, a prosperous Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was attacked by an armed white mob bent on murder and destruction. The ensuing massacre claimed over 300 lives and is among the most horrific events in U.S. history – so why has it remained buried for 100 years?
TIMELINE OF EVENTS • What we understand happened on the 31 May and 1 June 1921
WHO WAS BC FRANKLIN? • The man who fought for justice and whose personal account only recently resurfaced
BATTLE OF KÖNIGGRÄTZ • CZECH REPUBLIC, 3 JULY 1866
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION HAD SPREAD TO BRITAIN? • In 1789 revolutionary forces stormed the Bastille, but could the guillotine have come to Greenwich?
WITCHCRAFT, SUPERSTITION AND MAGIC • Objects and etchings that chart the development of witches and spells
REVIEWS • The books, TV shows and films causing a stir in the history world this month
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER • The 1997 film may be more famous, but is this 1958 British telling of the Titanic story more accurate?
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