Coming up in the September 2020 issue of BBC History Magazine

What's in the September issue of BBC History Magazine?

Coming up in the next issue of BBC History Magazine…

In our September 2020 issue, on sale 6 August 2020…

The war in the east


As we reach VJ Day, Jonathan Fennell reveals how British and empire forces turned the tide against Japan

Edward the Confessor

Tom License presents a new picture of the 11th-century monarch

African renaissance

Afua Hirsch explores how the continent’s culture reflects its history

Life on the margins

Johanna Green examines some of the curious images on medieval manuscripts


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