Error loading page.
Try refreshing the page. If that doesn't work, there may be a network issue, and you can use our self test page to see what's preventing the page from loading.
Learn more about possible network issues or contact support for more help.

All About History

No. 117
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

COMMAND MODULE COLUMBIA • United States 1969

Anatomy • DOG SPACE SUIT

APOLLO 11 MISSION PATCH • Designed by the crew of the first mission to the Moon United States, 1969

ASTRONAUTS & COSMONAUTS • Ten pioneers from both sides of the Iron Curtain who risked their lives to explore the final frontier

NASA AND THE COLD WAR • NASA’s chief historian Brian Odom discusses the agency’s role in the space race, the Apollo programme and its impact

SPACE MUSEUMS • Five of the finest museums containing objects and items dedicated to the space race

GREEK GODS • Uncover the origins of the Olympian deities and how they shaped Ancient Greek culture

TELLING TALES • Were Homer and Hesiod retelling older stories?

SCRAPS FOR THE GODS • How Prometheus ties into Greek ceremonial traditions

A GODDESS IN LOVE • A tale of romance for Aphrodite

EMMELINE PANKHURST • How one campaigner’s violent approach to protest transformed women’s fight for the vote

MRS PANKHURST’S AMAZONS • Prominent suffragettes that made waves while fighting for the vote alongside Emmeline Pankhurst

A BIGGER WAR • How Pankhurst paused the protests but continued the fight for WWI

Here There Be Dragons • Chantry Westwell explains the medieval obsession with dragons and why the mythical beasts were feared by all

GREAT QUEENS OF AFRICA • The powerful royal women who helped Africa’s historic states and kingdoms to flourish

THE DARK SIDE of BEETHOVEN • The classical composer created some of the world’s most famous musical works, but his personal life was filled with turmoil

WHO WAS THE IMMORTAL BELOVED? • The identity of the mysterious recipient of Beethoven’s love letter has obsessed historians for centuries

RECOMMENDED LISTENING • Five of Beethoven’s most famous masterpieces

HISTORY OF SUPERSTITIONS • From black cats to touching wood, we explain some popular and unusual folk customs from around the world

HOW SUPERSTITIOUS ARE WE REALLY? • Can science tell if we are not superstitious or we just don’t want to admit it?

BATTLE OF OMDURMAN • OMDURMAN, SUDAN, 2 SEPTEMBER 1898

ANGLO-EGYPTIAN FORCES

MAHDIST (ANSAR) FORCES

THE QING DYNASTY HAD REFORMED SOONER? • A clash of tradition and reform, plus the greed of global powers, threatened a dynasty’s birth as a modern nation

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

AT HOME WITH THE BOLEYNS • An exhibition at Hever Castle explores the life of the young Anne Boleyn 500 years after she first appeared at the court of Henry VIII

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

LOUKOUMADES • DEEP-FRIED GOLDEN DOUGH BALLS, GREECE, c.776 BCE – PRESENT


Expand title description text
Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 117

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: May 18, 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

COMMAND MODULE COLUMBIA • United States 1969

Anatomy • DOG SPACE SUIT

APOLLO 11 MISSION PATCH • Designed by the crew of the first mission to the Moon United States, 1969

ASTRONAUTS & COSMONAUTS • Ten pioneers from both sides of the Iron Curtain who risked their lives to explore the final frontier

NASA AND THE COLD WAR • NASA’s chief historian Brian Odom discusses the agency’s role in the space race, the Apollo programme and its impact

SPACE MUSEUMS • Five of the finest museums containing objects and items dedicated to the space race

GREEK GODS • Uncover the origins of the Olympian deities and how they shaped Ancient Greek culture

TELLING TALES • Were Homer and Hesiod retelling older stories?

SCRAPS FOR THE GODS • How Prometheus ties into Greek ceremonial traditions

A GODDESS IN LOVE • A tale of romance for Aphrodite

EMMELINE PANKHURST • How one campaigner’s violent approach to protest transformed women’s fight for the vote

MRS PANKHURST’S AMAZONS • Prominent suffragettes that made waves while fighting for the vote alongside Emmeline Pankhurst

A BIGGER WAR • How Pankhurst paused the protests but continued the fight for WWI

Here There Be Dragons • Chantry Westwell explains the medieval obsession with dragons and why the mythical beasts were feared by all

GREAT QUEENS OF AFRICA • The powerful royal women who helped Africa’s historic states and kingdoms to flourish

THE DARK SIDE of BEETHOVEN • The classical composer created some of the world’s most famous musical works, but his personal life was filled with turmoil

WHO WAS THE IMMORTAL BELOVED? • The identity of the mysterious recipient of Beethoven’s love letter has obsessed historians for centuries

RECOMMENDED LISTENING • Five of Beethoven’s most famous masterpieces

HISTORY OF SUPERSTITIONS • From black cats to touching wood, we explain some popular and unusual folk customs from around the world

HOW SUPERSTITIOUS ARE WE REALLY? • Can science tell if we are not superstitious or we just don’t want to admit it?

BATTLE OF OMDURMAN • OMDURMAN, SUDAN, 2 SEPTEMBER 1898

ANGLO-EGYPTIAN FORCES

MAHDIST (ANSAR) FORCES

THE QING DYNASTY HAD REFORMED SOONER? • A clash of tradition and reform, plus the greed of global powers, threatened a dynasty’s birth as a modern nation

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

AT HOME WITH THE BOLEYNS • An exhibition at Hever Castle explores the life of the young Anne Boleyn 500 years after she first appeared at the court of Henry VIII

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

LOUKOUMADES • DEEP-FRIED GOLDEN DOUGH BALLS, GREECE, c.776 BCE – PRESENT


Expand title description text