September 2019 issue of BBC History Revealed out now!

The real Robin Hoods, countdown to World War II, the extraordinary life of Josephine Baker, and an A-Z of gangs and gangsters…

Inside our September 2019 issue…

The Many Faces of Robin Hood 

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While the folk hero is known around the world, the men of medieval England who inspired him are almost forgotten


When the World went to War Again

The 72-hour countdown that made World War II inevitable


A-Z of Gangs and Gangsters

From the Armstrongs to the Zulus, Britain’s criminal fraternity steps out from the past


Classified Britain

What can front-page newspaper adverts tell us about the past?


Magellan’s Fatal Voyage

He led a successful circumnavigation of the globe at the cost of his life


Josephine Baker

She became a global superstar for her erotic entertaining, but became a historical icon for her activism

PLUS

We answer curious questions from history, explore Poldark country in Cornwall and talk to Kavita Puri about her latest book, Partition Voices

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