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 THE BRTISH EMPIRE • From its early conquests to its slow decline, we examine the imperial reach of Britain and its impact on the world
VICTORIA MEMORIAL HALL • Kolkata 1921
SEPOY • India 1785
PARTHENON SCULPTURES • These controversial marble artefacts once adorned Greece's most famous temple Greece, 5th century BCE
REBELS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE • These revolutionaries stood up and fought against British colonial rule in their home nations
SLAVERY AND THE EMPIRE • Padraic X Scanlan discusses the role slavery played in the British Empire
THE EMPIRE ABROAD • Discover more about the legacy of the British Empire at these historic sites
Catherine the Tyrant? • How Russia's ‘Great’ enlightened empress crushed opposition and her neighbours
The Last Word • Empress Catherine made sure to chronicle her legacy
The Enlightened Despots • More believers in absolute rule and reform
Age of Uprising • Some of the rebellions during the reign of Catherine II
Gangs of New York • In 19th century New York City, the impoverished Five Points area was a battleground for rival thugs
Draft Riots • For four nights in 1863, New York City erupted into violence and bloodshed
The Legend of Piker Ryan • This vicious criminal was rumoured to charge $15 to chew off a man's ear
MURASAKI SHIKIBU The first novelist • Discover the mysterious Japanese noble woman who penned a literary masterpiece
HISTORY OF ZOOS • From the royal menageries of the past to the zoological gardens of today
EVIL ETHNOLOGY • The dark history of the human zoo
THE EVOLUTION OF THE ZOO • Helen Cowie questions whether the ethos of the modern zoo has improved since they first opened
ANCIENT DEMONS • From the earliest times people have thought evil powers haunted the world and inflicted harm. Where did these beliefs come from?
THE DEMONS OF HELL • Some of the earliest myths of the afterlife give demons a role in punishing the souls of the damned
HEROINES OF HISTORY • Leading historians champion women from the past who continue to inspire them
MASSIVE BOOK BUNDLE TO WIN!
BATTLE OF SEDAN • NORTHEASTERN FRANCE, 1 SEPTEMBER 1870
NORTH GERMAN CONFEDERATION
ALEXANDER HAMILTON HAD BECOME PRESIDENT? • Did this US Founding Father, brave and brilliant yet impetuous and divisive, have the right stuff for the top job?
MARCHING FOR CHANGE • A new exhibition displays banners from groundbreaking moments of protest
TILL • A thought-provoking account of how a brutal murder fuelled the civil rights movement
REVIEWS • The books, TV shows and films causing a stir in the history world this month
THE ONCE AND FUTURE SEX • Exploring the medieval feminine ideal
STREET FOOD HAWKERS AND THE HISTORY OF LONDON • A history of London's street foods to tickle the taste buds
TREASURES OF UKRAINE: A NATION'S CULTURAL HERITAGE • Discover the rich and fascinating story of Ukrainian culture
THE FOUNDER • The story of Ray Kroc, the man who made McDonald's a household name – but is it filled with as many facts as it is French fries?
POT-AU-FEU • A CLASSIC FRENCH BEEF DISH, FRANCE,...