BBC History Collector’s Edition: Medieval Life£9.99
Inside BBC History Collector’s Edition: Medieval Life are the stories of ordinary people in the Middle Ages. Find out how these people felt about the world around them – from religion and the social order to sex, disease and death.
We have a rundown of the greatest dangers of the Middle Ages and the worst smells to afflict a medieval nose.
PLUS: there’s a piece that analyses what Magna Carta meant for medieval society at large and much more!
BBC History – The Collector’s Edition: The Story of the Holy Land£9.99
In this BBC History Collector’s Edition Issue -The story of The Holy Land – you’ll find three main categories:
- Land Of The Ancients
- Land Of Faith
- Land Of War
Land Of The Ancients:
- Canaan and the Canaanites – Jonathan Tubb examines the evidence to reveal what is known of the Canaanite culture.
- Digging for the Bible – Aren Maeir on 10 key discoveries from the Holy Land and how they relate to the Old Testament
- The Land Of Jesus – John Curran offers a snapshot of life in Judea around the time of Jesus
- Treasure of the Holy Land – Dan Savery Raz picks 10 of the most inspiring and extraordinary historic sites from the region
Land Of Faith
- The Crescent and the Sword – Andrew Marsham assesses the impact of the Islamic conquests of the Holy Land
- Traders and Crusaders – Thomas Asbridge analyses the complexity of the Muslim/Christian relations in medieval times
- Jerusalem: Blood & Gold – Simon Sebag Montefiore explains why the Holy City has been beset by violence for centuries
- The Rise of Zionism – Sara Yael Hirschhorn traces the movements to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine
Land Of War
- Clash of Empires – Eugene Rogan reveals how the British and the Ottomans battled for Palestine during the First World War
- The Next Imperial Frontier – Jacob Norris explains how Britain’s administration of Palestine, formalised by the British Mandate, led to deep divisions
- Revolt & Rebellion – Charles Townsend chronicles a bloody Palestinian uprising against the British Mandate between 1936 and 1939
- The Six-Day War – The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War of 1967 was, as Mathew Hughes explains, nothing short of a political and military earthquake
- A Brilliant Rescue? – The Israeli raid on Entebbe set out to liberate hostages held by Palestinian and German hijackers. Saul David recalls the summer of ’76
BBC History Collector’s edition: The Story of the Victorians£9.99
A dynamic era is explored in this BBC History Magazine collector’s edition – that of the Victorian period, 1837 to 1901
Inside you will find:
◆ A timeline of the key milestones in Victorian history
◆ A cast of intriguing characters, from naturalist Charles Darwin to social reformer Florence Nightingale
◆ A fascinating insight into the marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
◆ Explorations into the lives of ordinary working people, at work and at play
◆ Dramatic accounts of the events that led to social and political change
◆ Expert analysis of the huge expansion of the British empire and its enduring legacy
BBC History Collector’s Edition: Medieval Kings & Queens£9.99
Inside this special collector’s edition we get beneath the skin of some fascinating rulers of medieval Britain. We examine the caring side of Henry V, ask whether the Black Prince was a noble hero or a rampaging villain and we aim to find the truth about Richard III, ‘Bad’ King John and the crusading Richard the Lionheart.
We also explore the stories of royal women unafraid to fight for their thrones and families; including Isabella the rebellious queen of Edward II, Eleanor of Aquitaine who set her sons against her husband and Matilda, whose claim to the crown caused the bloody ‘Anarchy’.
Plus much more!
- Angling magazines (24)
- Children's magazines (39)
- Classic Car Magazines (23)
- Craft Magazines (109)
- Cycling magazines (6)
- Entertainment (25)
- Gardening Magazines (17)
- Hobbies (64)
- Lifestyle (38)
- Match Of The Day (2)
- Motorcycling (39)
- Motoring (48)
- Science & Technology (19)
- Sport (22)
- Sports Programmes (3)
- Travel (6)
- Walking & Outdoors (17)
- Wedding magazines (10)