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All About History No. 73

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.

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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While not trying to draw too overt a parallel, but the world is a scary place right now and those comparisons to the Third Reich are never too far from the lips of commentators.In this issue Matt Robinson, journalist, tour guide and founder of berlinexperiences.com, shines a light on the Hitler’s terror state to explore how the Gestapo held Germany tight in their grip, so that we might understand the terrible tools and toll of totalitarianism should it resurface today.Sadly, this is my last issue of All About History. I’ve been on the magazine since the very first issue as a writer, and in 2014 I was given the opportunity to relaunch History of War and oversee All About History as Editor in Chief.It’s been an amazing journey and…

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be part of history

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editor’s picks

The Romanovs From the Alexander Palace where theyspent their happiest hours, to the uniform of their loyal Cossack hosts, discover Russia’s tragic first family Paddy Ashdown on resistance to Hitler History of War’s Tom Garner talks to the Liberal Democrat peer about his new book on the Germans who defied the Nazis Search for the Historical Jesus Ben Gazur reveals the arguments and archaelogy that dominate the search for the truth in the New Testament Gristly Secrets of Royal Inbreeding Biologist Charlie Evans explains what happened when Europe’s families closed their doors to outsiders (© SLUB/Deutsche Fotothek) ■…

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defining moments

RED SLED REDEMPTIONOfficers of the Bolshevik Revolution drive an improvised Rolls Royce Silver Ghost snowmobile once belonging to Tsar Nicholas II with a banner proudly proclaiming “Greetings to the Republic”. The first of several such cars was converted for use on snow in 1904 by a French engineer who installed a track drive around rear wheels and a set of skis at the front. Lenin would later take the Tsar’s Silver Ghost snowmobile as his official car. 1917 THE FIRST AVENGERStan ‘The Man’ Lee inspects a Spiderman comic being drawn by artist John Romita. Lee, who passed away 12 November 2018 aged 95, was a writer and editor whose gift of the gab and instinctive common touch propelled Marvel Comics to new heights. His partnerships with artists yielded…

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the romanovs

“I pity the Tsar. I pity Russia. He is a poor and unhappy sovereign. What did he inherit and what will he leave?” Sergei Witte, Russian minister from 1892 to 1906 ■…

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the romanovs across history

1613 MICHAEL I ELECTED After the chaos of the Time of Troubles, Russia’s assembly chooses Michael I from the House of Romanov as its new tsar. His dynasty will stay on the throne until the 1900s. 1649 BEGINNING OF THE SERFS Although serfdom had been around for centuries, in 1649 the law placed landowners in complete control of their rural workforce, the serfs. Landlords now have the authority to ban them from leaving the estate. 1682 PETER THE GREAT Under Peter, Russia sees the policies that would define its future come into force. During his rule, Russia becomes a great power as he expands the tsardom into an empire. Peter left the throne to his…