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All About History

No. 104
Magazine

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.

Welcome

ALL ABOUT HISTORY

Defining Moments

Key Events

CHEESE-MAKING CHALET • Switzerland 18-19th century

DAIRYMAID • England c.5th – 20th century

TERRACOTTA STRAINER • An important tool in the ancient art of cheese-making Lydia, 6th century BCE

CHAMPIONS OF CHEESE • From dairymaids to manufacturing pioneers, meet ten figures who played an important role in the history of cheese

PROFESSOR PAUL KINDSTEDT • Tasting the historical significance of cheese and cheesemaking and its impact on Western civilisation

CHEESE MUSEUMS • Explore some of the locations associated with our favourite cheeses

OPERATION BARBAROSSA • How the brutal Nazi invasion of the USSR shocked Stalin and doomed millions

THE INVASION • On 22 June 1941 Adolf Hitler’s forces invaded the Soviet Union. Jonathan Trigg examines the surprise Nazi attack on the USSR

SLAUGHTER ON THE EASTERN FRONT • Operation Barbarossa was the start of the most savage theatre in World War II. Dr Alex Kay looks at the Nazis’ horrific policies as they invaded the USSR

Partisans on the Eastern Front • For many civilians on the Eastern Front, partisan groups offered a way to escape their oppressors – and fight back

INSIDE THE MIND OF HITLER • For the German leader, the fight against the Soviet Union was a key battle in his plan for global conquest

INSIDE THE MIND OF STALIN • Did Hitler’s surprise attack really push the ‘Man of Steel’ to the brink of a nervous breakdown?

NAZI WAR MACHINE • Inside the Panzer II that stormed the Eastern Front

More Key Weapons

HOW TO ‘MAKE IT’ IN REGENCY LONDON • Our guide to surviving the social season in one piece

The History Of Genies • Looking past stories of magic lamps and wish-granting entities, we examine the stories and legends of the supernatural creatures known as jinn

Mischievous jinn • A few examples of the more malevolent spirits and the role they play

Jinn to genie • Magic lamps and three wishes – where does the genie as we know it come from?

THE BATTLE THAT DEFINED BRITAIN • We talk to Michael Livingston about the Battle of Brunanburh and the hunt to find where this pivotal conflict took place

JUST WHAT THE ANCIENT DOCTOR ORDERED • A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, and you’d probably need it with these ancient remedies

Shakespeare’s Scoundrels • Elizabethan theatre may be held in high regard today, but its often squalid and popular roots ran deep. Professor Elizabeth Schafer guides us through this fascinating era

London’s Theatres • Just a few of the key playhouses in the Elizabethan era

The Impresarios • Two men who helped to shape Elizabethan theatre

TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY • From the trials of his childhood to his military service, we remember the early years of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

BATTLE OF ZENTA • SANJAK OF SEGEDIN, 11 SEPTEMBER 1697

Battle of Zenta

11 SEPT 1697

NAPOLEON HAD WON AT TRAFALGAR? • Nelson’s victory saved Britain from the threat of invasion, but could the British have lost the 1805 naval battle?

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

CHURCH CURIOSITIES • Discover some odd artefacts and weird legends in British churches

REVIEWS • The books, TV shows and films causing a stir in the history world this month

CLEOPATRA • A...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 84 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: No. 104

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: May 19, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

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.

Welcome

ALL ABOUT HISTORY

Defining Moments

Key Events

CHEESE-MAKING CHALET • Switzerland 18-19th century

DAIRYMAID • England c.5th – 20th century

TERRACOTTA STRAINER • An important tool in the ancient art of cheese-making Lydia, 6th century BCE

CHAMPIONS OF CHEESE • From dairymaids to manufacturing pioneers, meet ten figures who played an important role in the history of cheese

PROFESSOR PAUL KINDSTEDT • Tasting the historical significance of cheese and cheesemaking and its impact on Western civilisation

CHEESE MUSEUMS • Explore some of the locations associated with our favourite cheeses

OPERATION BARBAROSSA • How the brutal Nazi invasion of the USSR shocked Stalin and doomed millions

THE INVASION • On 22 June 1941 Adolf Hitler’s forces invaded the Soviet Union. Jonathan Trigg examines the surprise Nazi attack on the USSR

SLAUGHTER ON THE EASTERN FRONT • Operation Barbarossa was the start of the most savage theatre in World War II. Dr Alex Kay looks at the Nazis’ horrific policies as they invaded the USSR

Partisans on the Eastern Front • For many civilians on the Eastern Front, partisan groups offered a way to escape their oppressors – and fight back

INSIDE THE MIND OF HITLER • For the German leader, the fight against the Soviet Union was a key battle in his plan for global conquest

INSIDE THE MIND OF STALIN • Did Hitler’s surprise attack really push the ‘Man of Steel’ to the brink of a nervous breakdown?

NAZI WAR MACHINE • Inside the Panzer II that stormed the Eastern Front

More Key Weapons

HOW TO ‘MAKE IT’ IN REGENCY LONDON • Our guide to surviving the social season in one piece

The History Of Genies • Looking past stories of magic lamps and wish-granting entities, we examine the stories and legends of the supernatural creatures known as jinn

Mischievous jinn • A few examples of the more malevolent spirits and the role they play

Jinn to genie • Magic lamps and three wishes – where does the genie as we know it come from?

THE BATTLE THAT DEFINED BRITAIN • We talk to Michael Livingston about the Battle of Brunanburh and the hunt to find where this pivotal conflict took place

JUST WHAT THE ANCIENT DOCTOR ORDERED • A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, and you’d probably need it with these ancient remedies

Shakespeare’s Scoundrels • Elizabethan theatre may be held in high regard today, but its often squalid and popular roots ran deep. Professor Elizabeth Schafer guides us through this fascinating era

London’s Theatres • Just a few of the key playhouses in the Elizabethan era

The Impresarios • Two men who helped to shape Elizabethan theatre

TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY • From the trials of his childhood to his military service, we remember the early years of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

BATTLE OF ZENTA • SANJAK OF SEGEDIN, 11 SEPTEMBER 1697

Battle of Zenta

11 SEPT 1697

NAPOLEON HAD WON AT TRAFALGAR? • Nelson’s victory saved Britain from the threat of invasion, but could the British have lost the 1805 naval battle?

THE PAST

THE POSSIBILITY

CHURCH CURIOSITIES • Discover some odd artefacts and weird legends in British churches

REVIEWS • The books, TV shows and films causing a stir in the history world this month

CLEOPATRA • A...


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