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.
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.
Published since 1987, America’s Civil War strives to deliver to our readers the best articles on the most formative and tumultuous period of American history — the Civil War. Noted authors present the many battles, personalities and fascinating stories of the period.
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.
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
The legend of the Vikings is one that is shrouded in mystery. In this book, we
uncover the truth about the Vikings, from their origins in Scandinavia to their expeditions across the seas. Known to be ruthless raiders and fearless fighters, discover how the Vikings expanded their empire and conquered new lands. Featuring:
Origins of the Vikings - Find out how the Vikings came to be, and where they set up home
Raiding & Trading - See how the Vikings made a name for themselves as fearless warrirors
End of the Viking age - Read about the Viking legacy, and what caused the Vikings to die out
Exhibits - A collection of rare artefacts, detailing the history of the Vikings
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.
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.
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.
Nelson Mandela is a name synonymous with freedom and peace across the world. This special commemorative magazine, published by YOU, is a tribute to the global icon who spent 27 years in prison so all South Africans could be free. It provides a detailed yet easy-to-read summary of his life with informative timelines, fascinating pictures and excellent infographics. Find out more about Mandela’s childhood and family, read his historic speech from the dock during the Rivonia Trial before he was sent to prison, and explore Robben Island (where he spent 18 of his 27 imprisoned years) while learning about the layout of the prison, the clothing he wore on the island, the work he performed and the prison food he ate. The magazine follows Mandela’s life from birth and no detail of this amazing man’s life has been left out. This 148-page keepsake is a must-have for admirers, students and history buffs.
Experience the thrill of diagnostic discovery! Medical Mysteries lets you peek inside the minds of a doggedly determined internist…an attending physician with a hair-raising diagnosis… an ER doctor whose memory of a 20-year-old Discover column may have saved a life…and more!
The story of Prince William and Catherine Middleton is one that has captured the imagination of the world. In New Royal Family, we examine not just the immediate family that are paving the way for George’s eventual reign, but also the history of royal births and how tradition still plays a large part in the lives of the royal family. We chart the relationship between Catherine and William, from meeting at university to their marriage, watched by millions. We also take a look at the first year of Prince George’s life, from his christening steeped in tradition, to his first public engagements, and the new addition to the family, expected in April 2015. This is the story of a monarchy for the 21st Century, at the same time both incredibly historic, and excitingly modern. Featuring:
A Low Key Courtship - Discover the story of Catherine and William's first years as a couple.
Careers - How did the future Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend their years before marriage?
The Wedding - Take a look behind the scenes of the most high-profile wedding of the 21st Century.
The Future of the Family - From George's first year, to another pregnancy, find out what the future holds for the Cambridge family.
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.