BBC History and Canada’s History Magazines

The August issue of BBC History, on newsstands and online on 8 July, features Oliver Cromwell on the cover —  Ronald Hutton’s article Cruel Cromwell examines the reality of Oliver Cromwell as a vindictive and bloodthirsty liar.

There are two articles on the French Revolution. Marisa Linton traces the descent from idealism to factionalism and brutality. Ian Mortimore shares 11 ways in which the French Revolution influenced Britain, from fashion to warfare.

The June issue of Canada’s History leads with After the Pandemic looking at the clues past pandemics may provide for our future. Ingenious Immitations reveals that many works attributed to Cornelius Krieghoff are fakes.

That’s lots more, both magazines available free through many Ontario Public library subscriptions to Press Reader.


2 Replies to “BBC History and Canada’s History Magazines”

  1. I subscribe to both these magazines, and then recycle them through several local friends. Both very fine. They are much appreciated by Niagara readers.

    Gail B, St. C.

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