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.
All About History
ALL ABOUT POLAND
WAWEL CASTLE • Kraków, Poland 13th century - Present
KRAKÓW DANCER • Kraków, Poland c.18th century - present
POLAND'S EXCALIBUR • This ‘jagged sword’ was used to crown the kings of Poland Poland, 13th - 18th century
POLITICIANS, PIONEERS AND REBELS • Meet some of Poland’s most famous, influential and accomplished historical figures
JEWISH LIFE IN POLAND • Professor Sarah Ellen Zarrow on why Jewish Poles thrived, the challenges they faced and life just before World War II
HISTORIC SITES OF POLAND • The places that illustrate Poland’s rich history, from the Crusades to WWII
PERSIA'S GOD-KING • How the ancient Iranian emperor overcame revolt and intrigue to dominate West Asia
XERXES AND THE BIBLE • In several books of the Hebrew Bible we find a Persian king named Ahasuerus - he may be the same man as Xerxes
XERXES' MARCH ON GREECE • In spring 480 BCE, Xerxes marched his massive army towards Greece, shadowed by his equally massive navy
THE ARMY OF XERXES • On his tomb at Naqsh-e Rostam, Xerxes details the men who served under him
The Hell fire Club • Inside the 18th century elite secret society that may have worshipped the Devil himself
GUITAR LEGEND JIMI HENDRIX • The life and legacy of a rock genius
HENDRIX HITS • The tracks that defined his incredible career
QUEENS OF JERUSALEM • Meet some of the women who reigned over the medieval Middle East
Butcher of Paris • Dr Marcel Petiot murdered more than 60 people during the Nazi occupation of France. His victims were ideal - they wanted to disappear
Petiot's Macabre Mortuary • While investigating the Butcher of Paris' heinous crimes, police recovered an astonishing amount of grisly evidence in and around Petoit's home
Killing the killer • The 'Man from Paris’ was France's executioner between 1939 and 1951, responsible for executing many of the people Petiot claimed to be allied with
CHARLEMAGNE A NEW KIND OF KING • Who was the Frankish ruler who conquered most of Europe and became the emperor of Rome?
CHARLEMAGNE'S CAPITAL • The mighty king established his seat of power in Aachen
THE CHARLEMAGNE PRIZE • How Charlemagne's legacy still promotes a united Europe
BATTLE OF POLTAVA • COSSACK HETMANATE (MODERN-DAY UKRAINE), 27 JUNE 1709
ROMMEL HAD WON IN NORTH AFRICA? • The Nazi commander failed to hold off the Allies, but could an Axis victory have changed the course of World War II?
ALL THAT GLITTERS • A new exhibition showcases exquisite gold ornaments from Chinese history
MY POLICEMAN • This tale of queer romance in the 1950s is let down by a weak script
NEED TO KNOW • An engaging look at the birth of US Intelligence in WWII
BOROUGH MARKET: EDIBLE HISTORIES • A quick historical guide to some kitchen staples
HISTORY of WAR RECOMMENDS…
DANCING IN TIME THE HISTORY OF MOVING AND SHAKING • An engaging and entertaining look at the history of dance through the ages
FRIDA • Does this biopic do the radical Mexican artist justice or fall into formulaic traps?
PIEROGI • A STAPLE OF POLISH CUISINE, POLAND, 13TH CENTURY - PRESENT