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All About History

No. 118
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

THE WARS OF THE ROSES • We explore the real story of the battle between the Houses of York and Lancaster for the English throne

Key Events

LUDLOW CASTLE • Shropshire, England 1459

LANCASTRIAN SOLDIER

THE MIDDLEHAM JEWEL • This pendant was unearthed in 1985 near Middleham Castle England, late 15th century

RULING ROSES OF ENGLAND • Their royal ambitions during the Wars of the Roses led to decades of slaughter and political turmoil in England

EXPLAINING THE WARS OF THE ROSES • Professor Michael Hicks discusses some of the key moments and figures in the civil wars

HERITAGE SITES AROUND ENGLAND • Famous places and buildings that tell the story of the civil wars

RISE OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE • How the great sultans built a dynasty to challenge the powers of Europe

THE SIEGE OF CONSTANTINOPLE • Why it was one of the most important sieges in history

PIRATES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN • The corsairs of the Barbary Coast inflicted centuries of misery

THE SULTANS • All you need to know about the first ten Ottoman rulers

THE MAGNIFICENT MONARCH • Wolfson History Prize nominee, Marc David Baer, discusses the golden age of the Ottomans and how Süleiman contributed to this era

THE HUNT FOR ATLANTIS • The legendary lost continent has become an object of fascination since Plato first mentioned the sunken city, but was it real or merely an allegorical fable?

REAL SUNKEN CITIES • Four examples of communities that have been lost to the sea

ATLANTIS ON FILM • The tale of the lost civilisation has obsessed filmmakers for decades

THE STORY OF PUNK • Anarchy, attitude and reckless abandon – the history of one of music’s most explosive movements

A BAND CALLED DEATH • The Black ‘proto-punk’ band that time forgot

PUNK CULTURE • Despite a common core of anarchistic rebellion, the punk subculture was surprisingly varied, sometimes violently so

WHO WERE THE HUNS? • Discover the nomadic people who ruled half of Europe and took on the Romans

THE INVASION OF GAUL • Meeting very little resistance at first, Attila was free to sack the cities of Gaul at will

DID ILDICO KILL ATTILA? • The mystery over the death of the great Hun leader has yet to be solved...

HISTORY’S WORST HURRICANES • Six of the deadliest hurricanes to ravage the Atlantic and Pacific

BATTLE OF THE FIVE KINGS • Michael Livingston explains how the Battle of Crécy was a turning point in the Hundred Years’ War

FATHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE • Take a look at this selection of gifts Ideal for dads everywhere

BATTLE OF MALAKOFF • SEVASTOPOL, CRIMEA, 8 SEPT 1855

FRENCH ARMY

RUSSIAN ARMY

TEDDY ROOSEVELT HAD WON IN 1912? • Disillusioned with the administration of William Taft, the former Republican president mounted a third-party challenge

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH • A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland explores the history of anatomical research and dissection through gruesome artefacts

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

VIZIER’S FINGERS • SWEET, STICKY BAKED DOUGH FINGERS, TURKEY, c.1299 – PRESENT


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 118

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: June 15, 2022

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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

THE WARS OF THE ROSES • We explore the real story of the battle between the Houses of York and Lancaster for the English throne

Key Events

LUDLOW CASTLE • Shropshire, England 1459

LANCASTRIAN SOLDIER

THE MIDDLEHAM JEWEL • This pendant was unearthed in 1985 near Middleham Castle England, late 15th century

RULING ROSES OF ENGLAND • Their royal ambitions during the Wars of the Roses led to decades of slaughter and political turmoil in England

EXPLAINING THE WARS OF THE ROSES • Professor Michael Hicks discusses some of the key moments and figures in the civil wars

HERITAGE SITES AROUND ENGLAND • Famous places and buildings that tell the story of the civil wars

RISE OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE • How the great sultans built a dynasty to challenge the powers of Europe

THE SIEGE OF CONSTANTINOPLE • Why it was one of the most important sieges in history

PIRATES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN • The corsairs of the Barbary Coast inflicted centuries of misery

THE SULTANS • All you need to know about the first ten Ottoman rulers

THE MAGNIFICENT MONARCH • Wolfson History Prize nominee, Marc David Baer, discusses the golden age of the Ottomans and how Süleiman contributed to this era

THE HUNT FOR ATLANTIS • The legendary lost continent has become an object of fascination since Plato first mentioned the sunken city, but was it real or merely an allegorical fable?

REAL SUNKEN CITIES • Four examples of communities that have been lost to the sea

ATLANTIS ON FILM • The tale of the lost civilisation has obsessed filmmakers for decades

THE STORY OF PUNK • Anarchy, attitude and reckless abandon – the history of one of music’s most explosive movements

A BAND CALLED DEATH • The Black ‘proto-punk’ band that time forgot

PUNK CULTURE • Despite a common core of anarchistic rebellion, the punk subculture was surprisingly varied, sometimes violently so

WHO WERE THE HUNS? • Discover the nomadic people who ruled half of Europe and took on the Romans

THE INVASION OF GAUL • Meeting very little resistance at first, Attila was free to sack the cities of Gaul at will

DID ILDICO KILL ATTILA? • The mystery over the death of the great Hun leader has yet to be solved...

HISTORY’S WORST HURRICANES • Six of the deadliest hurricanes to ravage the Atlantic and Pacific

BATTLE OF THE FIVE KINGS • Michael Livingston explains how the Battle of Crécy was a turning point in the Hundred Years’ War

FATHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE • Take a look at this selection of gifts Ideal for dads everywhere

BATTLE OF MALAKOFF • SEVASTOPOL, CRIMEA, 8 SEPT 1855

FRENCH ARMY

RUSSIAN ARMY

TEDDY ROOSEVELT HAD WON IN 1912? • Disillusioned with the administration of William Taft, the former Republican president mounted a third-party challenge

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH • A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland explores the history of anatomical research and dissection through gruesome artefacts

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

VIZIER’S FINGERS • SWEET, STICKY BAKED DOUGH FINGERS, TURKEY, c.1299 – PRESENT


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