October/November 2017

Our sixth issue of BBC World Histories explores more vital stories, key issues and major players throughout our global past
Has the world’s atomic arsenal helped maintain global peace? In our cover feature on nuclear weapons, a panel of leading experts share their views 
We look back at the key characters and conflicts of 1916, in pictures
Eric Kurlander explores the Third Reich’s complex relationship with the supernatural
Plus, Clare Hargreaves presents an expert tour of Oaxaca, sharing the Mexican city’s historical highlights