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All About History

No. 108
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

Inside History NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS • Paris, France 1163 – present

GOTHIC NOBLEWOMAN • Europe c.14th – 15th centuries

BOXWOOD MINIATURE PRAYER BEAD • These carvings are a fine example of Gothic craftsmanship Netherlands, early 16th century

MAKERS OF THE GOTHIC MOVEMENT • Ten people who, through their power, influence, ambition and skill, shaped the artworks of the European Middle Ages

SECRETS OF GOTHIC SCULPTURE • Professor Jacqueline E Jung reveals the role of sculptures for people in the Gothic world

GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE • From soaring cathedrals to monumental palaces, here are some of Gothic architecture’s greatest achievements

REIGN of TERROR • Uncover how France’s revolution turned into anarchy and bloodshed

FRENCH REVOLUTION TIMELINE • From the Bastille to Napoleon, the story of the most turbulent period in France’s history

DEATH OF A QUEEN • Arguably the Terror’s most famous victim, Marie Antoinette was executed on 16 October 1793, nine months after the death of her husband King Louis XVI

MEETING MADAME GUILLOTINE • Striking fear into the hearts of France

10 Strangest Bible stories • From rivers of blood to Moses having horns, the Good Book has no shortage of strange stories

9/11 20 YEARS ON • The inside story of the terror attacks that changed America forever

A TIMELINE OF THE DAY • Events as they happened on 11 September 2001

THE WAR ON TERROR • The global aftermath that we continue to live with today

CHINA’S SHADOW EMPRESS • The extraordinary tale of Empress Dowager Cixi, the teenage concubine who rose to become the most powerful woman in China

THE TAIPING REBELLION • One of the bloodiest civil wars in history

REHABILITATING CIXI • The Empress Dowager went on a propaganda campaign of her own

8 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BLITZ KRIEG • The secrets of Germany’s devastating military tactics in World War II revealed

CARS: DRIVING INTO HISTORY • Tom Standage reveals the early evolution of the motor car from its disjointed steam and bicycle origins to the Ford Model T

RED, AMBER, GREEN • Traffic lights are older than cars and have a long history stretching back to Victorian London

BATTLE OF CRETE • CRETE, 20 MAY – 1 JUNE 1941

20 MAY – 1 JUNE 1941

WHAT IF POMPEY HAD DEFEATED JULIUS CAESAR? • How the outcome of one battle would have changed the history of the Roman Empire as we know it

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

TRAIN TREASURES • All aboard for a tour of some beautiful drawings and historic photographs from the National Railway Museum

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

THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI • This 1957 classic won seven Oscars, including Best Picture, but does it forgo facts for fiction?

BOUCHÉE À LA REINE • A CLASSIC OF FRENCH CUISINE, FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY – PRESENT


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 108

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: September 8, 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

Inside History NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS • Paris, France 1163 – present

GOTHIC NOBLEWOMAN • Europe c.14th – 15th centuries

BOXWOOD MINIATURE PRAYER BEAD • These carvings are a fine example of Gothic craftsmanship Netherlands, early 16th century

MAKERS OF THE GOTHIC MOVEMENT • Ten people who, through their power, influence, ambition and skill, shaped the artworks of the European Middle Ages

SECRETS OF GOTHIC SCULPTURE • Professor Jacqueline E Jung reveals the role of sculptures for people in the Gothic world

GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE • From soaring cathedrals to monumental palaces, here are some of Gothic architecture’s greatest achievements

REIGN of TERROR • Uncover how France’s revolution turned into anarchy and bloodshed

FRENCH REVOLUTION TIMELINE • From the Bastille to Napoleon, the story of the most turbulent period in France’s history

DEATH OF A QUEEN • Arguably the Terror’s most famous victim, Marie Antoinette was executed on 16 October 1793, nine months after the death of her husband King Louis XVI

MEETING MADAME GUILLOTINE • Striking fear into the hearts of France

10 Strangest Bible stories • From rivers of blood to Moses having horns, the Good Book has no shortage of strange stories

9/11 20 YEARS ON • The inside story of the terror attacks that changed America forever

A TIMELINE OF THE DAY • Events as they happened on 11 September 2001

THE WAR ON TERROR • The global aftermath that we continue to live with today

CHINA’S SHADOW EMPRESS • The extraordinary tale of Empress Dowager Cixi, the teenage concubine who rose to become the most powerful woman in China

THE TAIPING REBELLION • One of the bloodiest civil wars in history

REHABILITATING CIXI • The Empress Dowager went on a propaganda campaign of her own

8 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BLITZ KRIEG • The secrets of Germany’s devastating military tactics in World War II revealed

CARS: DRIVING INTO HISTORY • Tom Standage reveals the early evolution of the motor car from its disjointed steam and bicycle origins to the Ford Model T

RED, AMBER, GREEN • Traffic lights are older than cars and have a long history stretching back to Victorian London

BATTLE OF CRETE • CRETE, 20 MAY – 1 JUNE 1941

20 MAY – 1 JUNE 1941

WHAT IF POMPEY HAD DEFEATED JULIUS CAESAR? • How the outcome of one battle would have changed the history of the Roman Empire as we know it

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

TRAIN TREASURES • All aboard for a tour of some beautiful drawings and historic photographs from the National Railway Museum

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

THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI • This 1957 classic won seven Oscars, including Best Picture, but does it forgo facts for fiction?

BOUCHÉE À LA REINE • A CLASSIC OF FRENCH CUISINE, FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY – PRESENT


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