From the makers of BBC History magazine, a special edition
BBC History Classic Stories – The Second World War Story£9.99
Uncover the key moments and everyday experiences from the conflict that started over 70 years ago in The Second World War Story.
This classic stories special explores six of the most momentous years in global history; including the major events like the Battle of Britain through the Battle of the Atlantic, the Eastern Front, the D-Day campaign and VE Day.
BBC History Classic Stories: The American Civil War Story£9.99
From the makers of BBC History comes the magazine ‘The American Civil War Story’ from the Classic Stories collection bringing you the causes, key events and legacy of this landmark conflict, as told by the world’s leading experts!
The magazine combines a group of leading American and British historians to tell the story of a bitter and bloody battle that divided North and South, the American Civil War was a landmark conflict that continues to loom large in history, not only in the United States, but also the world at large, in a fresh, compelling manner.
The American Civil War Story will send you on a road of discovery covering the key events and personalities that shaped the course of the war and get a feel for what it was like to be a foreign mercenary, a southern widow or a wounded veteran during these turbulent years.
The special edition also explores how religious divisions inspired the conflict; investigates the importance of naval power; and highlights women’s many varied wartime roles, including as nurses, soldiers and spies. It takes an in-depth look at the battle of Gettysburg and offers up some compelling explanations as to why people on both sides of the divide decided to take up arms.
Elsewhere, we highlight key battle sites and examine the lasting legacy of the landmark conflict, asking how Americans managed to rebuild their nation in the aftermath of catastrophe.
BBC History Classic Stories – The Story of Britain£7.99
From the makers of BBC History comes this magazine ‘The Story of Britain’. It provides a whistle-stop tour of the key characters and events in British history.
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.
BBC History Classic Stories; The life and times of The Stuarts£9.99This special edition from BBC History Magazine focuses on the life and times of The Stuarts and the turbulent century that reshaped a nation.This tumultuous era is explored in a special edition from the makers of BBC History Magazine. We reveal how the Stuarts secured their place on the throne following the death of Elizabeth I, only to be ousted by Oliver Cromwell before Charles II’s triumphant return.The Life and Times of the Stuarts looks at key moments in British history such as the Gunpowder Plot, the witch trials and the Act of Union, and reveals the thrilling cast of characters who populate these stories.Inside this collector’s edition you’ll discover what life was like during the Stuart period, from the impact of Puritanism to female rule-breakers and the perils of fashion faux pas.
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