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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Smithsonian magazine presents over 100 pages of mysteries including Planet Hunters: looking for Earth-like planets, Einstein's Miracle, Next in Space: Future Probes and Landers and Much More!
With over 100 pages, this special issue compiles both new and prior articles shedding new light on old mysteries.
This special issue tells the incredible story of Neil Armstrong’s first step, and investigates the spacecraft that made it possible – the mighty Saturn V, which remains the largest and most powerful rocket ever built. There are reflections from the BBC team who brought the unique event to an audience of millions in the UK’s first ever all-night broadcast, plus picture sections on all the pivotal points of the mission from construction to splashdown.
Discover the raw power of today’s locomotives with the latest trends and advancements in modern motive power, plus a tribute to the majestic models of the past. Get statistics on deliveries and developments from GE, EMD, NRE, and other builders. Honor the colors of the past with Norfolk Southern’s Heritage Fleet.
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.
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.
With the 150th anniversary of The Battle of Gettysburg approaching, this Bookazine will report on and remember the Civil War, focusing on Gettysburg, the presidents and generals, epic decisions, causes of conflict, the aftermath, and the reconstruction. Gettysburg changed the path of US history and will be retold through stories, accounts and photographs.
Historia de Iberia Vieja incluye relatos de los pasajes más importantes de nuestro pasado y presente, descripciones de las batallas que desde la antigüedad han marcado la historia de nuestros pueblos, narraciones de los mitos y leyendas que han rodeado la vida cotidiana de los españoles y un sinfín de temas que harán que la magia de la Historia llegue a un amplio sector de la población.
Provocative essays on the high-stakes politics and the struggles over foundational principles in the crucible of civil war. From the constitutionality of secession and the erosion of freedoms under Lincoln’s wartime decrees, to the conspiracy in congress to control the president’s Cabinet and the little-known role of communists in the Civil War, scholars probe deep into the conflict that reshaped America.