Christmas 2023 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!
The latest issue of BBC History Magazine is now on sale!
Inside the Christmas 2023 issue of BBC History Magazine, on sale now...
The brutality behind the Boston Tea Party
Elinor Evans reveals how this touchstone event in the US national founding story was rooted in violence
The long death of the Roman republic
Shushma Malik explains how people power was already crumbling well before Julius Caesar’s assassination augured the birth of the empire
Race across the Atlantic
Rachel Harris-Gardiner follows the escapades of intrepid competitors in 1969’s wackiest race
The many faces of Napoleon
David Andress and Laura O’Brien explore how the French leader’s reputation has fared over the two centuries since his death
Medieval nun on the run?
Joanna Arman tells the little-known story of one of England’s most influential queens
Britain’s oldest commando
Joshua Levine introduces a naval officer who emerged from retirement to join daring Second World War raids
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