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All About History

No. 115
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

OTTOMAN COFFEEHOUSE • Ottoman Empire 1555 – 1922

BEDOUIN COFFEE BREWER • Jordan c.1500 – present

LA PAVONI IDEALE ESPRESSO MACHINE • The device that introduced the world’s favourite hot drink Milan, 1910

CHAMPIONS OF COFFEE • Ten figures who’ve played vital roles in the centuries of intrigue, entrepreneurism and commerce that have made coffee so popular

HOW COFFEE HAS SHAPED HISTORY • Coffee expert Mark Pendergrast discusses one of the world’s most popular beverages

COFFEE MUSEUMS • Experience a blend of history, aromas and flavours of the world’s favourite drink

STALIN’S PURGES • How the ruthless Soviet dictator secured his merciless grip on power

VICTIMS OF THE PURGE • Five prominent figures who suffered under Stalin’s Great Terror

POST-PURGE POLICE STATE • The secret police – in various forms – continued to monitor and control Soviet citizens

SOVIET GULAG • A network of around 30,000 forced labour camps was used to punish political prisoners

FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF THE BIBLE • Helen Bond and Joan Taylor bring new life to the women who helped found Christianity

THE WARRIOR PRIEST WHO UNITED MEXICO • How Miguel Hidalgo became known as the father of a nation and Mexico’s George Washington

RACE AND REVOLUTION • What did it mean to be a Mexican?

CHEERS BONAPARTE! • How Napoleon helped kick-start the Mexican Revolution

HOW PANDEMICS BEGIN... AND HOW THEY END • We can learn a great deal about pandemics by reading the words of people who lived through them in the past

THE FIRST VACCINE • How the eradication of smallpox impacted our understanding of pandemics

Warrior Queen of Kyiv • How Olga avenged her murdered husband, outfoxed the Byzantine emperor and forged a dynasty

Governing the realm • How Olga rebuilt the power of Kyiv

Legacy of the Riurikid Dynasty • How the Ukrainian coat of arms takes its lead from Olga’s family

WATCH THE SKIES! • From 1947 onwards America found itself in the grip of a flying saucer frenzy – but were these sightings really invaders from Mars?

THE FLATWOODS MONSTER! • Of all the noted UFO sightings of the 1950s, one still sends a shiver down the spine…

SAUCERS ON THE SCREEN

SIEGE OF PARIS • PARIS, FRANCE, 19 SEP 1870 – 28 JAN 1871

FRENCH

GERMAN

ENGLAND AND SPAIN HAD UNIFIED? • Despite political rivalry and religious differences, a union of the two ambitious nations could have changed world history for centuries

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

THE WORLD OF STONEHENGE • A new exhibit explores the ancient monument in the context of the prehistoric era in which it was built

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

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN • A heart-string tugging sports drama inspired by a real piece of history

KAFFEOST • COFFEE CHEESE TO WELCOME GUESTS, SÁPMI REGION, 18TH CENTURY – PRESENT


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 115

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: March 23, 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

OTTOMAN COFFEEHOUSE • Ottoman Empire 1555 – 1922

BEDOUIN COFFEE BREWER • Jordan c.1500 – present

LA PAVONI IDEALE ESPRESSO MACHINE • The device that introduced the world’s favourite hot drink Milan, 1910

CHAMPIONS OF COFFEE • Ten figures who’ve played vital roles in the centuries of intrigue, entrepreneurism and commerce that have made coffee so popular

HOW COFFEE HAS SHAPED HISTORY • Coffee expert Mark Pendergrast discusses one of the world’s most popular beverages

COFFEE MUSEUMS • Experience a blend of history, aromas and flavours of the world’s favourite drink

STALIN’S PURGES • How the ruthless Soviet dictator secured his merciless grip on power

VICTIMS OF THE PURGE • Five prominent figures who suffered under Stalin’s Great Terror

POST-PURGE POLICE STATE • The secret police – in various forms – continued to monitor and control Soviet citizens

SOVIET GULAG • A network of around 30,000 forced labour camps was used to punish political prisoners

FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF THE BIBLE • Helen Bond and Joan Taylor bring new life to the women who helped found Christianity

THE WARRIOR PRIEST WHO UNITED MEXICO • How Miguel Hidalgo became known as the father of a nation and Mexico’s George Washington

RACE AND REVOLUTION • What did it mean to be a Mexican?

CHEERS BONAPARTE! • How Napoleon helped kick-start the Mexican Revolution

HOW PANDEMICS BEGIN... AND HOW THEY END • We can learn a great deal about pandemics by reading the words of people who lived through them in the past

THE FIRST VACCINE • How the eradication of smallpox impacted our understanding of pandemics

Warrior Queen of Kyiv • How Olga avenged her murdered husband, outfoxed the Byzantine emperor and forged a dynasty

Governing the realm • How Olga rebuilt the power of Kyiv

Legacy of the Riurikid Dynasty • How the Ukrainian coat of arms takes its lead from Olga’s family

WATCH THE SKIES! • From 1947 onwards America found itself in the grip of a flying saucer frenzy – but were these sightings really invaders from Mars?

THE FLATWOODS MONSTER! • Of all the noted UFO sightings of the 1950s, one still sends a shiver down the spine…

SAUCERS ON THE SCREEN

SIEGE OF PARIS • PARIS, FRANCE, 19 SEP 1870 – 28 JAN 1871

FRENCH

GERMAN

ENGLAND AND SPAIN HAD UNIFIED? • Despite political rivalry and religious differences, a union of the two ambitious nations could have changed world history for centuries

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

THE WORLD OF STONEHENGE • A new exhibit explores the ancient monument in the context of the prehistoric era in which it was built

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

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN • A heart-string tugging sports drama inspired by a real piece of history

KAFFEOST • COFFEE CHEESE TO WELCOME GUESTS, SÁPMI REGION, 18TH CENTURY – PRESENT


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