BBC World Histories, a title from the makers of BBC History Magazine, brings you a fresh take on our global past – and how it shapes our lives today.
In our June/July 2019 issue, now on sale:
Discover the crucial role played by enslaved peoples whose struggles led to the downfall of slavery in the western hemisphere
The ancient template of antisemitism
Deborah Lipstadt on the roots of an enduring, irrational prejudice
Is the world still living in the shadow of the crusades?
Experts debate whether the medieval Christian campaigns continue to influence east-west relations today
Saladin’s global legacy
How the sultan who conquered Jerusalem continues to inspire words and deeds
“Out of the closets, into the streets”
Why did a series of riots in New York City in 1969 kick-start the gay rights movement?
Did Soviet secrecy and ambition make the catastrophic nuclear meltdown inevitable?
Mission to the moon
Astronauts, scientists and engineers recall the travails and triumphs of Apollo 11
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Coming up in issue 17 (on sale from 18 July)
Experts debate whether 20th-century western dominance was merely a blip in the east Asian superpower’s global supremacy
What the writer’s tragic trek across the Pyrenees reveals about the Jewish experience in the Second World War
Winds of change
How meteorological discoveries shaped centuries of global history