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All About History

No. 99
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

ALL ABOUT THE PAPACY • We explore one of the most powerful and influential organisations in history, from its creation to the modern day

Key Events

ST PETER’S BASILICA • Vatican City 1506-1626 CE

PONTIFICAL SWISS GUARD • Vatican City 1506 - present

THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS • Raphael’s masterpiece of the High Renaissance Vatican City, 1509-11

GREATEST POPES • The popes who have shaped the Catholic Church in its 2,000 years

CATHERINE FLETCHER • With conflict on its doorstep, how did the Vatican handle the Italian Wars?

VATICAN MUSEUMS • Incredible places to visit and learn Papal history

WRATH OF CORTÉS • How his crazed quest for gold and glory turned into the cruel slaughter of a civilisation

MONTEZUMA AND THE MEXICAN • Exploring the Central American empire at the time of Cortés’ conquest

TENOCHTITLAN • Inside the lost city of the Mexicah

DID CORTÉS MURDER HIS WIFE? • The continuing mystery of Catalina Suarez

MEMENTO MORI • Inside the disturbing world of Victorian post-mortem photography

10 FORGOTTEN AFRICAN EMPIRES • The most powerful and expansive kingdoms that have been lost to time

SPIES IN THE PANTRY • Dr Nadine Akkerman uncovers the vital role of women in early modem espionage

The Last Queen of Hawaii • Lili’uokalani fought for the independence and freedom of her people until the very end

SECRETS FROM ANCIENT CHINA • In the 1970s, five men digging a well made a startling discovery that transformed our understanding of China’s history and the brutal events of 2,000 years ago...

THE WARRING STATES IN 250 BCE

The emperor’s greatest achievements

THE PAINTED WARRIORS

The elixir of life

THE BURIAL SITE

HOW TANKS CHANGED WAR FOREVER • Richard Cutland explains how these technical marvels changed history and why World Of Tanks is an incredible way to experience them for yourself

NO BETTER TIME TO PLAY • World Of Tanks’ Holiday Ops event, featuring the legendary Chuck Norris, can’t be missed!

Greatest Battles SIEGE OF WARSAW • POLAND, 1-27 SEPTEMBER 1939

Siege of Warsaw

1-27 SEPT 1939

GENGHIS KHAN HAD BEEN ASSASSINATED? • An attempt on the Mongol leader’s life in 1200 could have changed the course of history

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

Through History ART OF THE REVOLUTION • Ivan Vladimirov portrayed the Bolshevik uprising in unflinching detail

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

LAU LAU • TRADITIONAL NATIVE HAWAIIAN CUISINE, HAWAII, PRE-19TH CENTURY - PRESENT


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 99

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: December 30, 2020

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

ALL ABOUT THE PAPACY • We explore one of the most powerful and influential organisations in history, from its creation to the modern day

Key Events

ST PETER’S BASILICA • Vatican City 1506-1626 CE

PONTIFICAL SWISS GUARD • Vatican City 1506 - present

THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS • Raphael’s masterpiece of the High Renaissance Vatican City, 1509-11

GREATEST POPES • The popes who have shaped the Catholic Church in its 2,000 years

CATHERINE FLETCHER • With conflict on its doorstep, how did the Vatican handle the Italian Wars?

VATICAN MUSEUMS • Incredible places to visit and learn Papal history

WRATH OF CORTÉS • How his crazed quest for gold and glory turned into the cruel slaughter of a civilisation

MONTEZUMA AND THE MEXICAN • Exploring the Central American empire at the time of Cortés’ conquest

TENOCHTITLAN • Inside the lost city of the Mexicah

DID CORTÉS MURDER HIS WIFE? • The continuing mystery of Catalina Suarez

MEMENTO MORI • Inside the disturbing world of Victorian post-mortem photography

10 FORGOTTEN AFRICAN EMPIRES • The most powerful and expansive kingdoms that have been lost to time

SPIES IN THE PANTRY • Dr Nadine Akkerman uncovers the vital role of women in early modem espionage

The Last Queen of Hawaii • Lili’uokalani fought for the independence and freedom of her people until the very end

SECRETS FROM ANCIENT CHINA • In the 1970s, five men digging a well made a startling discovery that transformed our understanding of China’s history and the brutal events of 2,000 years ago...

THE WARRING STATES IN 250 BCE

The emperor’s greatest achievements

THE PAINTED WARRIORS

The elixir of life

THE BURIAL SITE

HOW TANKS CHANGED WAR FOREVER • Richard Cutland explains how these technical marvels changed history and why World Of Tanks is an incredible way to experience them for yourself

NO BETTER TIME TO PLAY • World Of Tanks’ Holiday Ops event, featuring the legendary Chuck Norris, can’t be missed!

Greatest Battles SIEGE OF WARSAW • POLAND, 1-27 SEPTEMBER 1939

Siege of Warsaw

1-27 SEPT 1939

GENGHIS KHAN HAD BEEN ASSASSINATED? • An attempt on the Mongol leader’s life in 1200 could have changed the course of history

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

Through History ART OF THE REVOLUTION • Ivan Vladimirov portrayed the Bolshevik uprising in unflinching detail

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

LAU LAU • TRADITIONAL NATIVE HAWAIIAN CUISINE, HAWAII, PRE-19TH CENTURY - PRESENT


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