From the makers of BBC History Magazine comes BBC World Histories! It is a brand new title bringing you fresh perspectives on our global past – and how it shapes our lives today. One of the inspirations behind this new magazine is to understand how we got to where we are by exploring the stories of the past. Each issue will feature the expertise of leading writers and historians from across the globe to bring you lesser-known stories and to help tackle some of the defining issues of the 21st century.
BBC World Histories – issue 9
Did the Age of Exploration do more harm than good? In issue 9 of BBC World Histories, a panel of six experts debates the impact of the great era of discovery.
Also inside: The global legacy of Martin Luther King and when European explorers ravaged Tahiti and Australia.
PLUS: Henry VIII in the ring – why the French and English kings wrestled over diplomacy, how the BBC made a new civilisation, why Poland's 'Holocaust law' matters & much more!