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BBC History Magazine is your monthly guide to the history of Britain and the world, from ancient civilisations to the world wars and beyond. Each issue, leading experts explore some of history's greatest stories, alongside the latest research and fascinating but little-known episodes from the past.

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BBC World Histories is the new title from BBC History Magazine team offering an expert tour through our global past. Each issue explores a diverse range of topics from across centuries and continents, as well as telling the stories behind today’s world events. 

Coming up later this year, we will be charting the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr, looking back at the protests of 1968, asking which natural resources have most shaped history and much more. So why not try BBC World Histories today?

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