• 6 Issues Per Year
  • UK & Worldwide
  • 27 Feb 2020

BBC World Histories Magazine Subscription

Exploring the history behind the headlines with every issue

Today's big global news stories often come with a fascinating and complex backstory. A BBC World Histories Magazine subscription gives you a fresh new perspective on how the past can often influence modern-day events. Essential reading if you ever wondered how tensions between the great world superpowers began or trade winds drove European expansion. To understand the historical issues that touch today's world, subscribe now. Benefits include:

  • Make great savings on the individual shop price
  • Delivery to your door wherever you are
  • Guarantee your copy and never miss an issue
  • Expert opinions on the historical issues behind today's news
  • Packed with archive photography , art and illustrations
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The past is never far away from the present, as far as world events are concerned. A BBC World Histories Magazine subscription not only offers accessible and in-depth features that explore a wide range of historical issues, it brings them straight to your front door.

Every issue is packed with fascinating features on a diverse array of countries and time-periods, offering a historical tour through cultures, continents and civilisations.

The Big Question examines the latest cover story, The Briefing looks at what's in the news right now, Perspectives weighs up conflicting viewpoints in history, Culture celebrates diversity and art, and Journeys painstakingly retraces ancient footsteps.

Plus, renowned historians such as Peter Frankopan, Anne Applebaum and Bettany Hughes throw their insights into the mix with regular thought-provoking articles.

From looking at the 50 th anniversary of the moon landing to the influence of ancient civilisations on the modern-day, a BBC World Histories subscription really will challenge and inform your view of history.

A subscription also makes the perfect gift for anyone interested in global history. Click Give a Gift to find out more.

Q. When will my subscription start?
A. You can choose the first issue of your subscription during the checkout, so if you are buying as a gift you can make sure their first magazine does not arrive before a certain date. You will also receive a welcome email stating the date of your first issue.

Q. My subscription includes an Added Extra product. When will this arrive?
A. Our Added Extras are sent separately from your first magazine, and should arrive within 28 days of your order date. If you do not receive your Added Extra in this time, please contact us.

Q. How can keep track of my subscription or change my delivery address?
A. By creating an account on buysubscriptions.com you are able to see when your next issue is due, change your delivery address, and renew your subscription.

BBC World Histories Magazine Gift Subscription

It's the gift that keeps on giving.

Your gift subscription of BBC World Histories Magazine will be delivered direct to the receiver's door, so you know they will continue enjoying your gift with no fuss.

Ordering online couldn't be easier – click 'Buy Now' above and during our checkout all you have to do is:

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  • Choose the start date of their subscription – to ensure their first issue arrives after any special occasions
  • Set up a BuySubscriptions account so you can manage your gift subscription online and easily renew it over and over again to ensure your family member or friend never miss an issue

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