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All About History

No. 113
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

PALACE OF VERSAILLES • France 1631 – present

COURT DRESS • England c.1690 – 1720

LAS MENINAS • Diego Velázquez’s masterpiece of Baroque art Spain, 1656

TOP OF THE BAROQUES • Ten of the greatest artists, writers, composers, poets and playwrights of the Baroque period

BAROQUE MUSIC • Professor Susan Lewis discusses the characteristics and legacy of Baroque music

BAROQUE BUILDINGS • Enter some of the most beautiful Baroque architecture all around the world

THE MAKING OF ELIZABETH II • How an unlikely heir to the throne became the world’s greatest living monarch

Life & Times • A brief overview of the Queen’s lifetime

Elizabeth II Family Tree

The Queen and her corgis • The story behind the famous royal dogs

‘EVERY GENERATION REWRITES OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HISTORY’ • Public historian, author and podcaster Greg Jenner discusses the importance of making history accessible to all

The problem with Anne Boleyn • Jenner explains why he wants to tell different stories from history

Top 5 You’re Dead To Me Episodes • Jenner picks some of his favourite episodes of his smash hit podcast series

BIGGEST PROTESTS IN HISTORY • The mass movements that have attempted to shake the status quo of the world

NARMER FATHER OF EGYPT • The great ruler unified Egypt and established it as a powerful kingdom that endured for thousands of years

MEMPHIS THE WHITE-WALLED CITY • Uncover the heart of culture, commerce and power in Ancient Egypt

DEATH OF DEMOCRACY • Hitler’s gradual takeover of the levers of power in Germany is a terrifying study in how our institutions can be usurped and manipulated

The Old Guard • Key politicians during the rise of the Nazis

What was the SA? • The organisation played a key role in Hitler’s rise to power

FORGOTTEN MOMENTS OF QUEER HISTORY • To celebrate LGBT+ History Month, we explore 10 overlooked individuals and events in the fight for equality

BATTLE OF NASHVILLE • CENTRAL TENNESSEE, 15-16 DECEMBER 1864

CONFEDERATE ARMY

UNION ARMY

BOUDICCA’S REVOLUTION HAD SUCCEEDED? • In 60-61 CE the queen of the Iceni tribe led a bloody rebellion that very nearly ended the Roman occupation of Britain

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

THE RAREST BOOK IN THE WORLD • Birds of America is one of the most valuable folios in existence

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

CHOCOLATE BISCUIT CAKE • A ROYAL FAVOURITE, BRITAIN, 20TH CENTURY – PRESENT


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 113

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: January 26, 2022

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

PALACE OF VERSAILLES • France 1631 – present

COURT DRESS • England c.1690 – 1720

LAS MENINAS • Diego Velázquez’s masterpiece of Baroque art Spain, 1656

TOP OF THE BAROQUES • Ten of the greatest artists, writers, composers, poets and playwrights of the Baroque period

BAROQUE MUSIC • Professor Susan Lewis discusses the characteristics and legacy of Baroque music

BAROQUE BUILDINGS • Enter some of the most beautiful Baroque architecture all around the world

THE MAKING OF ELIZABETH II • How an unlikely heir to the throne became the world’s greatest living monarch

Life & Times • A brief overview of the Queen’s lifetime

Elizabeth II Family Tree

The Queen and her corgis • The story behind the famous royal dogs

‘EVERY GENERATION REWRITES OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HISTORY’ • Public historian, author and podcaster Greg Jenner discusses the importance of making history accessible to all

The problem with Anne Boleyn • Jenner explains why he wants to tell different stories from history

Top 5 You’re Dead To Me Episodes • Jenner picks some of his favourite episodes of his smash hit podcast series

BIGGEST PROTESTS IN HISTORY • The mass movements that have attempted to shake the status quo of the world

NARMER FATHER OF EGYPT • The great ruler unified Egypt and established it as a powerful kingdom that endured for thousands of years

MEMPHIS THE WHITE-WALLED CITY • Uncover the heart of culture, commerce and power in Ancient Egypt

DEATH OF DEMOCRACY • Hitler’s gradual takeover of the levers of power in Germany is a terrifying study in how our institutions can be usurped and manipulated

The Old Guard • Key politicians during the rise of the Nazis

What was the SA? • The organisation played a key role in Hitler’s rise to power

FORGOTTEN MOMENTS OF QUEER HISTORY • To celebrate LGBT+ History Month, we explore 10 overlooked individuals and events in the fight for equality

BATTLE OF NASHVILLE • CENTRAL TENNESSEE, 15-16 DECEMBER 1864

CONFEDERATE ARMY

UNION ARMY

BOUDICCA’S REVOLUTION HAD SUCCEEDED? • In 60-61 CE the queen of the Iceni tribe led a bloody rebellion that very nearly ended the Roman occupation of Britain

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

THE RAREST BOOK IN THE WORLD • Birds of America is one of the most valuable folios in existence

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

CHOCOLATE BISCUIT CAKE • A ROYAL FAVOURITE, BRITAIN, 20TH CENTURY – PRESENT


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