Today's big global news stories often come with a fascinating and complex backstory. A BBC World Histories Magazine subscription gives you a fresh perspective on how the past has influenced today's events, exploring the context that has forged today's global political and economic landscape. BBC World Histories is essential reading for the internationally curious reader. Subscription benefits include:
Every issue of BBC World Histories is packed with fascinating features on a diverse array of countries and time-periods, whilst our experts guide our readers on a historical tour through cultures, continents and civilisations.
The Big Question highlights expert views on the key questions from world history, The Briefing provides fresh analysis of the stories behind today's news, Perspectives weighs up conflicting viewpoints in history, and in our Journey section, we follow in the footsteps of extraordinary historical journeys.
Plus, renowned historians such as Peter Frankopan, Anne Applebaum and Bettany Hughes provide their viewpoints on key aspects of history, creating fascinating thought-provoking articles.
From the seemingly inexorable rise of China to the ways in which the Second World War continues to shape 21st-century politics, 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.
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