Our big story…
50 GIANT LEAPS IN HISTORY
We examine some of history’s greatest leaps forward, from scientific innovations such as the discovery of penicillin to the civil rights movement.
Also inside the issue…
NOOR INAYAT KHAN
Unearth the tale of the female spy, with royal blood, who was sent into Nazi-occupied Paris
CHICAGO’S DARKEST DAYS
How the Red Summer of 1919 saw race riots erupt across the US, with Chicago seeing some of the worst episodes of violence
WAS RAMESSES II REALLY THAT GREAT?
Recorded as one of Egypt’s greatest pharaohs, was he really a war hero or just good at PR?
- How a peaceful protest at Peterloo ends in slaughter
- When did women start wearing trousers? Your questions answered in Q&A
- Our look at what’s on this month and the latest book releases
- … and much more!