BBC History Revealed Essential Guides

In every issue of BBC History Revealed, we present an essential guide: an in-depth primer on one area of the past, from ancient Greece and Rome to figures such as Henry VIII and William Shakespeare, through to landmark events including the the sinking of the Titanic, the Russian Revolution and the battle for women's suffrage.

Explore the full series below, exclusively available to download for HistoryExtra subscribers – and check back each month for your latest essential guide.