BBC World Histories Magazine: current issue

August/September 2017

Our fifth issue of BBC World Histories explores more vital stories, key issues and major players throughout our global past
 
As Canada marks its sesquicentennial anniversary, Margaret Conrad explores how the nations’s 150-year history has shaped its modern identity
 
Former British PoW Leopold Manning gives an eyewitness account of working on the Burma railway, one of the Second World War’s most notorious forced labour projects
 

Paul Bloomfield takes a historical tour of Sofia, exploring the streets of Bulgaria’s capital through hundreds of years
 
John Man explores why the idea of the Amazonian woman has proved so enduring throughout history
 
Richard Overy looks back at the pivotal events of 1958, from Havana to hula-hooping, in pictures
 
Plus, the expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain and the race to ‘find’ Timbuktu
 
On Sale Date: 
Wednesday 19th July 2017
Issue Number: 
5
Available
Back issues and binders can be purchased by contacting 0844 844 0250.
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here