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All About History Issue No.10

All About History Issue No.10

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Published by Gligor Adrian Borza
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Published by: Gligor Adrian Borza on Mar 07, 2014
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JACK
 
THE
RIPPER
Inside the real–life ArgoRace to the Antarctic
Eyewitness account from the Iranian hostage crisisScott and Amundsen’s  battle for glory
How the godlike Ramesses II presided over one of the world’s greatest civilisations
Hunting for London’s gruesome East End terror
KAMIKAZE
The rise of Japan’s divine wind
Joan of Arc
How the warrior saint put the fear of God into the English
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To place your order or to view the complete range of Royal Mint coins for 2014 visit
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Enquiries to: The Royal Mint, PO Box 500, Pontyclun CF72 8WP. Conditions of Sale and Payment Options are available on request. Coins shown are not actual size. For our full set of Terms and Conditions please visit www.royalmint.com/terms. See our website for delivery charges. Standard despatch of in-stock items is within 3 days of receipt of order. Calls charged at local rate. Lines open 9am-6pm Mon-Fri and 9am-8pm Sat & Sun. © The Royal Mint Limited 2014
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The beautifully illustrated folder that houses this superb Brilliant Uncirculated £5 coin has been prepared with the help of The Royal Mint Museum. Exploring Queen Anne’s reign and the fascinating numismatic tales that are still shared with wonder, the folder also includes the story of how bullion, captured from Spanish treasure ships, was transformed into what are now very rare coins, and Sir Isaac Newton’s experimental farthings.
Only £13.00
The 300th Anniversaryof the Death of QueenAnne 2014 UK £5 Coin
Includes afold-out booklet with an informative  history of Queen Anne’s
 life
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Ever since the modern age discovered ancient Egypt we’ve been hopelessly enthralled by it. And why wouldn’t we  be? It covered 3,000 years of amazing constructions, mummifications, untold wealth, fascinating gods and all-powerful pharaohs. For this issue we’ve chosen to focus on the pharaoh Ramesses II, who is frequently described as one of Egypt’s greats. Ruling for over six decades, this god among men had a profound effect on his civilisation. Turn to page 48 to find out about his power.  As ever, this issue gleefully jumps across some of history’s most interesting time periods and events, such as the American gold rush, Japan’s Kamikaze warriors, Italian unification and the hunt for Jack the Ripper. This issue sees the launch of our first-ever reader survey and we would really appreciate your input. As we know filling in surveys can be a minor hassle, everyone who gives us their feedback will be entered into a draw where they can win history-related prizes worth around £300 ($500). Entry details are on page 27 and we would love to hear your opinion on the magazine.
Andrew Brown
Editor
Issue ten highlights
Heroes & villains
Joan of Arc heard voices in her head telling her to expel the invading English – but she also had to fight against her own king and France’s religious leaders
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10 celebrity spies
From Casanova to Ian Fleming, the world of espionage has involved some surprising names and big celebrities. Read about ten of history’s best-known superagents
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Antarctic explorer
Robert F Scott attempted to beat Roald Amundsen to the South Pole in the winter of 1911󰀭1912 with a five-man expedition team, but his  journey would end in tragedy
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