Revista mensual de divulgación sobre historia y arte que ofrece reportajes y artículos elaborados con rigor científico por los mejores especialistas. Dirigida a todos aquellos que busquen amenidad y cultura de la mejor calidad, es premio Ari a la Mejor Revista Especializada.
In this first volume of The Book of War, we take an in-depth look at some of the battles and crusades that shaped the world between 1847-1938. From the Crimean War and the American Civil War through to the First World War and Spanish Civil War, see how the art of war developed and evolved. Structured to give you newspaper-style recordings of the key events year-by-year, read the unbiased reports and discover more about the individuals who played a major role in influencing the outcome of battles. Packed with incredible illustrations and images, The Book of War is a comprehensive guide to the changing face of conflict.
- Written in the style of newspaper reports, to give you all the key facts
Every major battle covered
- From the conquest of Mexico City in 1847, to the Spanish Civil War
The main players
- Obituaries of the men and women who shaped the war
- Stunning photographs and illustrations, depicting the brutality of war
Featuring – among many others – brilliant mathematicians Archimedes of Syracuse and Charles Babbage, celebrated scientists Michael Faraday and Alfred Nobel, and photography pioneers Nicephore Niépce and George Eastman, the How It Works Book Of Great Inventors & Their Creations is the ultimate guide to learning how these geniuses worked and what incredible inventions earned them their rightful place in history.
Feature - 10 inventions that changed the world.
Inventors - Discover how the world's greatest inventors created their innovations.
Inventions - Explore archaic apparatus, examine medical breakthroughs, and understand how technological systems evolved.
Historical artefacts - Read selected pages from inventors' books, and analyse technical drawings, diagrams, study notes, letters and diary entries.
CLIO, la musa de la historia para los antiguos egipcios, es tambián el nombre de esta revista de historia, dirigida al gran público, que se acerca al pasado de forma amena y rigurosa, de lectura facil y entretenida.Con Clio conocerá por ejemplo, por qué se extinguieron los neandertales o cómo planeaba Hitler invadir Estados Unidos. Una forma práctica y amena de conocer y difrutar de todas las épocas de la historia.
Algarabía es una revista que cada mes aborda temas diversos de la ciencia, el arte, la historia, el lenguaje y, en general, la cultura —es decir, cualquier manifestación del quehacer humano, desde las altas esferas del pensamiento y la investigación hasta los aspectos menos explorados de la cotidianeidad— con un lenguaje ameno, sencillo, con toques de humor y sin mayor pretensión que la de pasar un buen rato en el placer de la lectura.
Algarabía is the only magazine in which science, arts, history, litterature, linguistics, and the most diverse manifestations of the human culture are approached with simplicity, wit and sense of humor. In its pages, you will enjoy intrincate topics made simple, as well as surprising articles and innovative perspectives on everyday life issues. With Algarabía you will rediscover the simple pleasure of reading.
British Heritage Magazine celebrates travel, history & contemporary life in England, Scotland and Wales. British Heritage is the magazine of travel and life in England, Scotland and Wales, written for those who love Britain and English Culture. This is a must-read for serious Anglophiles who want to know their way around Britain’s history and landscapes.
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, this Special from National Geographic Magazine covers one of the most significant periods in the history of the United States. Full of maps and information graphics to illuminate and educate, the issue also highlights the many inventions that came as a result of the war.
The Second World War left indelible marks on both the landscape and the people, not just of Britain and Germany, but the world. This book aims to put the well-known stories, memories and ruins of the war into context, and bring to life the events that led to these lasting changes. Find out how the war began, who fought and made key decisions throughout its duration, and how, after years of conflict, it finally came to an end. See the chronology of the war through evocative images, read detailed accounts and gain an insight into what it was like to live during the period with this compendium of the last world war. Featuring:
Mapping the war - Operational maps to give you a visual guide to how the war developed
Key events covered - In-depth guides to all the defining moments of the war
The main players - Biographies of the men and women who shaped the war
Amazing images - Stunning, evocative photographs that show the reality of war
Muy Historia. Monográficos donde periodistas especializados y expertos académicos abordan lo más apasionante de nuestro pasado: las Cruzadas, los enigmas de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, la realidad histórica de Jesús, el Imperio español... con las mejores fotos, ilustraciones e infografías. La Historia al estilo Muy: entretenido, riguroso y claro.
Discover the rise of the Roman Empire from its mythical beginning and mighty battles, the victorious conquests and ruthless rulers, including Julius Caesar and Emperor Augustus, to the empire's inevitable decline and fall. Find out about what life was like in Rome for the rich and poor, the various crimes and punishments, and the vital role of slavery in Rome's economy. The legacy of this vast empire remains with us today, reinforcing the glory of the rule of ancient Rome. Featuring:
An emerging empire - From its mythical beginning, find out how Rome rose to Kingdom, Republic and then Empire.
Life in ancient Rome - From the Senate to the streets, from luxurious baths to exploited slaves, discover what life was like for the rich and poor.
Rulers of Rome - Learn about the many rulers and important players of Rome: merciless Caesar, Mark Antony, Pompey the Great and divine Augustus.
The mighty battles - The power and legacy of Rome's army remains today, from Egypt to England.
The history of Britain is a rich and colourful one, taking in plagues, fires, triumph, deceit, murder, glory, exploration and discovery.
BBC History Magazine brings the story of Britain to life. From the first humans, through the mysteries of Stonehenge, invasion by the Vikings, 1066 and the Normans to Tudor Kings & Queens, the Industrial Revolution, the World at War and so much more! This special edition is an insightful and educational look at 5,000 years of British history.
The All About History Book Of The First World War explores the battles, spotlights the soldiers, and considers significant figures as well as the people back home, examining what relationships were like between all involved. The words and imagery are accompanied by historical artefacts that, combined, truly paint a picture of what life was like during the First World War. Featuring:
The First Battle of Ypres - Learn about the battles and offensives on all fronts, at land and at sea.
The Role of Women in War - Discover what life was life back home in terms of people and literary influences.
Trench Life - Find out what life was like for the soldiers of the First World War.
The Exhibits - Read letters, diary entries, official repots and more.
The Tudor period remains one of the most fascinating eras in English history. This special edition of BBC History Magazine examines the reign of each Tudor monarch, from Henry VII’s victory at the battle of Bosworth in 1485 right through to Elizabeth I‘s death in 1603, upon which the House of Stuart took the throne.
Over 116 full-colour pages, The Story Of The Tudors details and analyses these turbulent, often bloody times in great depth, with insight from many of the world’s greatest Tudor historians, including David Starkey, Alison Weir and Suzannah Lipscomb. It is an essential guide to understanding the impact that just one family made on English history.
Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine not only explores the stories behind the popular BBC genealogy TV series, but also helps you uncover your own roots. Each issue is packed with practical advice to help you track down family history archives and get the most out of online resources, alongside features on what life was like in the past and the historic events that affected our ancestors.
Inside History is for people passionate about Australian and New Zealand genealogy, history and heritage. Published bi-monthly, Inside History provides insightful, interesting and practical features to its readers. Its 76 pages are packed with advice, articles and expert tips on genealogy, and stories on our varied history.
Muy Interesante Chile, es la revista que entrega reportajes sobre avances tecnológicos, historia, cultura y ciencia, todo de una forma entretenida, ideal para complementar los trabajos universitarios y escolares.
One of history’s most legendary battles played out on the rolling hills and farm fields surrounding the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg in the first days of July 1863. This compelling collection of essays explores the strategies, decision making and luck that forever shaped history’s impressions of men like Robert E. Lee, George Meade, George Pickett and countless others who fought there.
From the editors of American History and MHQ, the saga of a young America staving off the 1814 British invasion and onslaught that left much of Washington, D.C., tattered and in ashes—but also gave the nation its never-ending inspiration in the dawn’s early light above Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore.