History Matters is a subscription package of digital resources for primary and secondary schools.

A single subscription gives all members of your school access to History Matters on any device, at school and at home.

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The First World War and its aftermath

History Matters has a brand new series of 27 ebooks, 12 timelines and 10 presentations on the First World War that has been designed specially for primary and secondary schools.

With over 1600 contemporary photographs, original colour illustrations, maps and diagrams, the History Matters resources of the First World War trace the details of the conflict, from the complexity of its origins, through the many battle fronts, to the end of the war and the consequences of the peace settlement.

Visit the First World War page to find out more about this topic.

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The Second World War and its aftermath

This new series from History Matters will cover all the major events of the Second World War. The first books in the series are available now.

Visit the Second World War page to find out more about this topic.

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Saxons, Vikings and Normans

The age of invasions of the Anglo-Saxon tribes from northern Germany, the Vikings and the Normans established and shaped the kingdom of England, and forms an essential period of study for all schools.

History Matters’ coverage of this fascinating period contains texts by several authors, including GCSE (9-1) textbooks for the in-depth studies of Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, illustrated with specially commissioned artwork and colour photographs, as well as original source material, such as the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, detailed timelines and presentations, and historical novels.

Visit the Saxons, Vikings and Normans page to find out more.

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Tudors and Stuarts

The stories of some of England’s most famous kings and queens, and their leading statesmen, can be found in the Tudor collections - from the Battle of Bosworth and the founding of the Tudor dynasty, to the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

The Stuart era saw the beginnings of Britains’s empire being laid and the painful start of its transformation into a true parliamentary democracy, including a brief interlude as a republic before the restoration of the monarchy.

Visit the Tudors and Stuarts page to find out more about this topic.

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Romans and Roman Britain

Regarded as the world’s first super-power, the Roman empire at its height stretched from Britain to the Middle-East. This topic covers Roman life, technology, empire and their influence to this day. These books and presentations are written especially for primary schools.

Visit the Romans page to find out more about this topic.

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Ancient Egypt

Pyramids, mummies, hieroglyphics and pharaohs. Ramesses, Tutankhamen, Ptolemy and Cleopatra. There are many words and names that immediately bring to mind the unique civilisation of the Ancient Egyptians.

Each is linked to the others through religion, culture, tradition and technology. The History Matters collection on Ancient Egypt, specially written for primary schools, explains how.

History Matters is published by A*Star Education Ltd