This bookazine tells the full story of the Titanic from the planning stages to the disaster itself, and is the perfect companion for anyone interested in the ship and its history. Here you will find the truth behind a tale that has become legendary, from the blueprints and dimensions from which the ship was born, to the treacherous conditions that would prove its end. You'll gain insights into the lives of those on board, the aftermath and quest for justice, and the more recent expeditions to inspect and preserve the wreckage of the ship itself. Featuring:
Building the Titanic - The blueprints, dimensions and construction of the greatest ship of its time
The Voyage - Learn what life was like on the ship before its fateful end
The Collision - How the ship came to collide with the iceberg that would create its demise
Exhibits - Take a look at rare memorabilia from the time and the ship itself, including tickets and letters
History Revealed brings the past to life for everyone. It’s an action-packed, image-rich magazine with zero stuffiness. Each issue has a central section that takes a closer look at one of history’s big stories, such as the Wild West or Ancient Rome, telling everything you need to know. We also explore the lives of the truly famous, follow the great adventures of the past, taste the blood and thunder of battles, and look at how closely Hollywood blockbusters have told history. Plus, we answer questions about some of the more surprising and strange aspects of the past. If you want to get into history, subscribe today.
Biographies, battles, eyewitness accounts & period photos of America’s greatest internal conflict. Civil War Times delivers the thrilling, extraordinary history of America’s most deadly internal struggle, from biographies to battle stories, eyewitness accounts to period photographs, plus travel guides, perceptive book reviews and more.
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 Civil War is considered by many to be our most tragic and most triumphant moment as a nation, the American Iliad, and the man who led us through it, Abraham Lincoln, is widely thought to be our greatest president.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the war, Smithsonian has assembled an All-Star team of the best writers to capture the blood and glory of the struggle--from Ken Burns and Doris Kearns Goodwin to Herman Melville and Frederick Douglas. We've illustrated the issue with the most important and surprising artifacts from the Smithsonian Collections, including photographs of Lincoln and his generals by Matthew Brady, rifles and surgical kits, as well as the original Wanted poster seeking the capture of Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth.
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.
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.
With stunning photography and sterling prose, World War II marks the 70th anniversary of the titanic battle launched on December 16, 1944, that saw Allied troops—including some 600,000 Americans—turn back Hitler’s last major offensive campaign of the war.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parler de l’histoire, avec l’excellence journalistique de GEO. Voilà le principe qui a guidé la rédaction dans la réalisation de ce nouveau magazine. GEO Histoire propose une fresque complète d’un grand moment de notre histoire.Photos d’époque, récits inédits, documents d’archives exclusifs, entretiens avec de grands personnages…
GEO Histoire a pour ambition de faire découvrir l’histoire sous un nouveau jour. Et de la faire aimer.
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
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.
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.
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.
From the biggest and highest to the strongest and hottest, the extremes of life as we know it are revealed by The Big Book Of Top 10s.
This 116-page special edition from the makers of BBC Focus Magazine explores science, technology, space, the animal world, evolution and history to explain how our planet works.
Discover the sci-fi predictions that came true, which animals are the deadliest, the biggest scientific blunders, which inventors were killed by their own creations and so much more!