This Month's Magazine
Far from being a barren wasteland, the Arctic has continued to fascinate. Philip Hatfield demonstrates its long history of exploration and the reasons for its allure in this month's cover story.
Also in this issue
- The TrowelBlazing Women of Archaeology
- The press response to Turkey's 1926 coup
- The medieval selfie
- Vietnam as coloniser and colonised
- Mussolini's German-backed experiment in 'real Fascism' and fine living
- The roots of vegetanarianism concerning the diner's soul and not animal welfare
- Plus: rationing in Britain, Toni Morrison, warfare at sea during Civil Wars and more
You can buy this issue from our website or at newsagents across the United Kingdom (find your nearest stockist) from January 19th. You can also subscribe or get it as a digital edition via the History Today App.
We've also created a Spotify playlist to go with this month's edition, featuring songs inspired by the issue's contents. You can listen to it below.