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 BREAD
MEDIEVAL BAKERY • Europe 11th-15th century
REGENCY BREAD SELLER • England c.1795 - 1830
BYZANTINE BREAD STAMP • Bread used during the Divine Liturgy was stamped with the phrase ‘Jesus Christ victorious’ Byzantine Empire, 500-900
CHAMPIONS OF BREAD • Ten brilliant bakers from the history of bread-making and invention
BREAD: FEEDING THE WORKERS OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION • Eric Pallant on the technological advances that changed how bread was made and how we think about it
HISTORIC BAKERIES • A breathtaking bevy of breadmaking premises from across the globe
CHARLES II's CURSED REIGN • How the Great Fire and killer plague tormented the return of the Stuarts
THE RETURN OF THE KING • Charles II was welcomed back to the throne with great fanfare
LOOMING SHADOWS • The background troubles of Charles II's reign
PROGRESS OF THE FIRE • The Great Fire of London in 1666 began in a bakery and the flames quickly spread to destroy most of central London
Decoding the Coronation • Historic rites, rituals and conventions explained
Coronation FAQ • The key questions answered
The uncrowned kings
American Heroine • How the female sharpshooter rose from poverty to become an icon of the Wild West
A Friend of Sitting Bull • Annie made an unlikely connection with the Native American chief
Annie on Stage and Screen • There have been many depictions of the sharpshooter in theatre and cinema
THE FIRST INCA • Who was Manco Cápac, the founder of the Kingdom of Cusco?
THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF CONFUCIUS • How the ancient teacher, philosopher and politician laid down the foundations for Chinese culture
CONFUCIUS AND THE QILIN • Legend says that the philosopher's greatness was foretold
THREE SCHOOLS OF PHILOSOPHY • A quick guide to ancient Chinese thought
WELCOME TO GANGSTERS PARADISE • The American mob’s reign in pre-Castro Cuba is legendary, but have elements of mythos been spun into historical gospel?
PICTURE WORTH A THOUSANDD IMPLICATIONS • Sinatra never denied his presence in Cuba, yet the photos instigated decades of conjecture and allegations
UNLUCKY STREAK • How Lucky Luciano’s Havana house of cards crumbled
BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF • PACIFIC OCEAN OFF THE PHILIPPINES, 23 26 OCT 1944
GRANADA HAD NOT SURRENDERED? • A sophisticated centre for culture and learning that could challenge and change the face of Europe forever
EXPLORING THE ISLAMIC WORLD • A new publication highlights the most magnificent artwork from the Museum of Islamic Art
BOSTON STRANGLER • The story of a journalist's hunt for a serial killer, let down by a lack of tension and style
THE DIRTY TRICKS DEPARTMENT • The true story of the covert WWII espionage unit
CENTURIES WILL NOT SUFFICE • Bringing full context to the Lithuanian Holocaust
HISTORY of WAR RECOMMENDS…
WOMAN'S LORE: 4,000 YEARS OF SIRENS, SERPENTS AND SUCCUBI • An intriguing exploration of monstrous women in myth and legend
COOL RUNNINGS • Is the extraordinary story of the first Jamaican bobsleigh team as true as this film would have us believe?
CORONATION CHICKEN • AN AMALGAM OF...