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Fashion magazines online free pdf. Also on this page are health magazines, fitness, history magazine, African American & Asian interest.

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Fashion Magazines Online Free – Fashion Magazine PDF

Cosmopolitan Magazine Online Free – Fashion Magazine PDF

Cosmopolitan Magazine Website


1886-1961 at Internet Archive (Black & White)


U.S. – Hearst Communications

“Cosmopolitan is the lifestylist and cheerleader for millions of fun, fearless females. Cosmo inspires with information on relationships and romance, fashion and beauty, women’s health and well-being, as well as pop culture and entertainment.” Fashion magazine pdf, free fashion magazines.

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Daily Front Row Magazine – Fashion Magazines Online Free

Daily Front Row Website

2011 – Present

U.S.: Daily Front Row Inc.

“Since its inception in 2003, The Daily Front Row and fashionweekdaily.com have been speaking directly to fashion’s A-list insiders wherever they are—the front rows and runways of Fashion Week, the backyards of their Hamptons summer homes, their New York abodes, and their chicest travel destinations.” – Website. Fashion magazine pdf free download

Elle Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF

Elle Magazine Website


U.S. – Hearst

“A worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin that focuses on fashion, beauty, health and entertainment.” It was founded in 1945. Elle Magazine Online free, fashion & old fashion magazines pdf. Elle magazine pdf, fashion magazine pdf free download.

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Esquire – Fashion Magazine PDF Online

Esquire Magazine Website


U.S. – Hearst Magazines

Esquire magazine began in 1933 in Chicago, and later moved to NY. In its first 15 years the magazine was largely about men’s fashion, with contributions from some of America’s leading writers. In the 1960s Esquire magazine helped pioneer the trend of New Journalism, publishing writers such as Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, and Gay Talese. During the tenure of editor David M. Granger, from 1997-2016, Esquire magazine and its writers won numerous awards. Since his replacement in 2016 by Jay Fielden, the style has been updated and political coverage has increased. In 2018 it moved from a monthly to 8 issues per year. -Info from Wikipedia.
The link, at Internet Archive, appears to have nearly a complete run of Esquire magazine back issues from 1933-2017. 80s fashion magazine pdf, 90s fashion magazine pdf.

Essence – Fashion Magazines PDF

Essence Magazine Website


U.S.: American

“Essence magazine is a lifestyle publication for African American women of all ages, shapes, and cultures.” – Publisher. Fashion magazines pdf, fashion magazines online free, African American fashion magazines.

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FreshlyWorn Mag – Fashion Magazine PDF

FreshlyWorn Website

2012 – 2020


“The mandate for freshlyWORN Magazine has always been the support of new, emerging talent and continued promotion of established talent in the fashion and beauty industry. This includes photographers, models, designers, makeup artists, hairstylists and wardrobe stylists.” – Website. Fashion magazine pdf, Free fashion magazine online.

Glamour – Fashion Magazines Online Free

Glamour Magazine Website


U.S.: Conde Nast

First published in April 1939 in the United States, it was for its first few years called ‘Glamour of Hollywood’. It last appeared in print in January 2019, but continues in an online version. Old fashion magazines pdf, old Glamour magazines pdf, Glamour magazine online free, fashion magazine pdf free download.

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GHQ Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF

GHQ Website

2020 – 2021

UK: Gentleman’s Headquarters

“The body, the look, the lifestyle, the gamble, the money, the entertainment, the sports, the cars and of course the women. Welcome aboard and to Gentleman’s Head Quarters. ” – Website. Free fashion magazines online, Fashion magazine pdf.

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GQ – Men’s Fashion Magazine PDF

GQ Magazine Website


Conde Nast

“GQ (formerly Gentlemen’s Quarterly) is an American international monthly men’s magazine based in New York City and founded in 1931. The publication focuses on fashion, style, and culture for men, though articles on food, movies, fitness, sex, music, travel, sports, technology, and books are also featured. ” – Wikipedia. Online Fashion magazines free, men’s fashion magazine pdf.

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Harper’s Bazaar – Fashion Magazine PDF

Magazine Website



New York

Vol 3 (1870) to Vol 57 (1922) Incomplete.
“Harper’s Bazaar magazine was founded in 1867, and it’s been guiding generations of women through the world of beauty and fashion ever since. It always features well-known names in the industry, including its own editors, writers, and photographers, to deliver you worthwhile advice. The articles are filled with information from legendary fashion designers and beauty experts to show you the best of the latest trends.” – Harper’s Bazaar. Old Fashion magazine pdf, fashion magazines online free.

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The Knot Magazine – Free Fashion Magazine PDF Online

The Knot Website

2013 – Present

The Knot Worldwide

“From the editors of the #1 wedding website and app, The Knot magazine offers everything you need to plan your wedding: inspiring ideas, thousands of photos, style tips, advice, and more.” – Publisher. Fashion magazine pdf, online fashion magazine free.

Lucy’s Magazine – Fashion Magazines Free

Lucy’s Website

2014 – Present


Lucy’s publishes submitted fashion portfolios. Fashion magazine pdf, online fashion magazine free.

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Mademoiselle – Fashion Magazine PDF


U.S., Conde Nast

Mademoiselle was a women’s magazine founded in 1935 by Street and Smith, and later acquired by Conde Nast publications. It was mainly a fashion magazine, but was also known for publishing short stories by many well-known authors. Mademoiselle was discontinued in 2001, with part of the staff moving over to Conde Nast’s Glamour magazine. Fashion magazines pdf, 90s fashion magazine pdf, 80s fashion magazine pdf.

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Man of Metropolis Magazine – Men’s Fashion Magazine PDF

Man of Metropolis Website

2016 – Present

New York: Man of Metropolis

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QP Fashion Magazine – Free Fashion Magazine PDF

QP Fashion Magazine Website

2016 – Present

Los Angeles: Bello Media Group

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Salyse Magazine – Fashion Magazines PDF

Salyse Website

2015 – Present

Maryland: Salyse

“Salyse Magazine is a photography magazine, featuring beauty, fashion, and conceptual art editorials. We do not seek to define beauty with one narrow idea, but with myriad viewpoints. Salyse Magazine is about sophistication, authenticity, with a touch of eccentricity.” – Publisher. Online Fashion magazine pdf, free fashion magazine online.

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Seventeen – Fashion Magazines PDF Online Free Download

Magazine Website


1944-2013 (Black & White)

U.S.: Hearst

Seventeen is an American bimonthly magazine based in New York City. It’s audience is females from 13 to 19. Old Seventeen magazines pdf, Seventeen magazine online free, 80s fashion magazine pdf.

Stilo Style Diary Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF Free Download

Stilo Style Diary Website

2008 – 2019

Miami, US: Stilomag

“Stilo Style Diary is an international magazine featuring the latest content on Fashion, Beauty & Beyond. The magazine introduces fashion for all income brackets. Whether you live in the US, Europe, Asia or even Australia, Stilo Magazine is your personalized Style Diary. ” – Publisher. Fashion magazine online free, fashion magazine pdf.

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StyleCruze Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF Free Download

StyleCruze Website

2017 – 2019

California: StyleCruze

“STYLÉCRUZE Magazine is a submissions based fashion magazine focused on promoting the next generation of creatives. STYLÉCRUZE is a collection of beautiful images from around the globe.” – FB page. Fashion magazines free online, fashion magazine pdf.

Teen Magazine – Free Fashion Magazine

1968-2002 (Black & White)

U.S. – Hearst Communications

“Teen was an American teen and lifestyle magazine for teenage girls. The content of Teen included advice, entertainment news, quizzes, fashion, beauty, celebrity role models, and “real-girl stories”. The magazine was published between 1954 and 2009.” -Wikipedia. Teen Magazine online free, old Teen magazines pdf, 80s fashion magazine pdf.

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Vanity Fair – Free Fashion Magazines

Vanity Fair Magazine Current Digital Issue


1980s and 1990s

1913-1925 at Internet Archive (Black & White)

Condé Nast

Each volume contains several issues. “Written for the reader who appreciates expert storytelling and dynamic articles that sometimes spark a debate, Vanity Fair Magazine covers a wide range of topics such as fashion, politics, travel, business, design, and more. Originally published briefly in 1913 and combined with Vogue magazine in 1936, Vanity Fair as it appears today was revived in 1983.” – Vanity Fair Magazine. Old Vanity Fair magazines pdf, 80s fashion magazine pdf, 90s fashion magazine pdf.

Vibe Vixen – Free Fashion Magazines

Vibe Vixen Magazine Website


U.S.: Vibe Media

“VIBE Vixen is a magazine geared towards female readers of Vibe Magazine that covered fashion, beauty, dating, entertainment, sex, and societal issues for “urban minded females”.” – Wikipedia. Old Vibe Vixen magazines pdf, fashion magazine pdf, online fashion magazine pdf.

Vogue Magazine Online Free – Old Vogue Magazines PDF

Vogue Magazine Website

2015-2016 Vogue Magazine Online Free

1892-1925 Old Vogue Magazines PDF (Black & White)

NY: Conde Nast

“Vogue is an American monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics, including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway. Based in New York City, it began as a weekly newspaper in 1892, before becoming a monthly magazine years later. As of today, there are 26 international editions” – Wikipedia. Old Vogue magazines pdf, Vogue magazine online free, fashion magazines pdf

Volant Magazine – Fashion Magazine PDF Free Download

Volant Magazine Website

2017 – Present

Dusseldorf, Germany: Volant Magazine

“VOLANT Magazine is a submission-based Fashion & Beauty Magazine from Germany” – Publisher. You can view the issues that do not show a price. Free online fashion magazines, fashion magazine pdf.

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Vulcan and Bello Magazines – Free Magazine Fashion

Bello Magazine Website

2012 – Present

Los Angeles, US: Bello Media Group

International Entertainment, Fashion & Lifestyle. Fashion magazine pdf download.

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Figjam – Fashion Magazines PDF

Inspades – Fashion Magazine PDF

La Plus Belle – Fashion Magazine PDF

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Modeliste – Free Fashion Magazines Online

Modern Bride 1971-1983 (Black & White) – Free Fashion Magazines Online

Weddingday – Free Fashion Magazine

Fitness Magazines Online – Health Magazine PDF

Home Gym Quarterly – Free Health and Fitness Magazines Online

Garage Gym Life Media Website

Issues 2018 – Present

Garage Gym Life Media

“Garage Gym Life publishes the first magazine written by and for home gym owners around the world. We cover all aspects of at home fitness including home gym reviews, DIY projects, workout routines, mindset training and interviews with home gym owners around the world.” – Website. Free health and fitness magazines.

Men’s Fitness Magazine – Free Health and Fitness Magazines

Men’s Fitness Magazine Website


U.S.: American Media, UK: Dennis

“Men’s Fitness was a men’s magazine published by American Media, Inc and founded in the United States in 1987. The magazine’s slogan was “How the Best Man Wins”. The magazine targeted men ages 21–40 years and featured in-depth articles on fitness, nutrition, and sports, as well as sex tips, fashion advice, interviews, recipes, and surveys.” Dennis Publishing acquired the publishing rights in the UK and Ireland in 2009, and continues to publish it today. The U.S. version of the magazine was folded into Men’s Journal in 2017. – Wikipedia. Men’s Fitness magazine back issues.

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Muscle & Fitness Magazine Website


U.S.: JW Media

“An American fitness and bodybuilding magazine founded in 1935 by Canadian entrepreneur Joe Weider.” – Wikipedia. Muscle & Fitness magazine back issues.

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UK, Australia

These issues are mostly from the UK and Australia and were published by or under license of Dennis Publishing in the UK. The magazine appears to have originated with American Media Co. in the U.S., which also created Men’s Fitness Magazine. Women’s Fitness magazine free online.

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Yoga Journal – Fitness Magazine Online

Yoga Journal Current Digital Issue

Issues from 2015

Yoga Journal

“No matter your personal yoga style or level, Yoga Journal brings you all of the top teachers, wisdom, and inspiration you need to grow your practice both on and off the mat. Yoga Journal focuses on the body-mind-spirit connection and its importance in all aspects of personal development. In every issue, you’ll find inspiring content packed with home practices, meditation techniques, anatomy instruction, nourishing recipes, and inspiring stories of yogis just like you.” – Yoga Journal. Yoga Journal free online, online reads for free.

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Better Nutrition Magazine Online – Health Magazines PDF Online

Better Nutrition Magazine Website



“Reaching nearly 1 million readers monthly, Better Nutrition celebrates 70 years as a leading in-store distributed magazine for health conscious consumers. Widely distributed to thousands of health-food stores and grocery chains across the country, Better Nutrition provides authoritative, well-researched information on food nutrition, dietary concerns, supplements and other natural products.” – Better Nutrition Magazine online, food & drink magazine free, online reads for free.

Happiful Magazine – Health Magazines PDF

Happiful Website

2017 – Present

Surrey, UK: Happiful

“We’re on a mission to create a healthier, happier, more sustainable society. Our aim is to provide informative, inspiring and topical stories about mental health and wellbeing. We want to break the stigma of mental health in our society, and to shine a light on the positivity and support that should be available for everyone, no matter their situation.” – Publisher

Health & Wellness Magazine – Health Magazines Free

Health & Wellness Website

2016 – Present

Lexington, Kentucky: Rockpoint

“Health & Wellness was created to raise awareness of health-related issues. Professionals from the central Kentucky healthcare industry are featured in monthly articles.” – Website.

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Inspire Health Magazine – Health Magazines PDF

Inspire Health Website

2019 – Present

Mandeville, Louisiana: Fox

“Inspire Health magazine encourages women everywhere to embrace natural living as the key to true and lasting health by promoting natural and sustainable living practices. Inspire Health magazine is currently distributed through newspapers nationwide.” – Website

IOL Health Magazine – Health Magazines Online Free

2020 – Present

South Africa: African News Agency

Magazine produced in South Africa for free distribution with a number of area newspapers, online reads for free.

Living Well 60 Plus Magazine – Health Magazines Online Free

Living Well 60 Plus Website

2016 – Present

Lexington, Kentucky: Rockpoint

“Living Well 60+ can be found in 19 central Kentucky counties and is distributed to over 900 locations, including senior centers, retirement homes, hospitals, clinics and specialty shops.” – Website. Online reads for free.

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Men’s Health Magazine Website



“Men’s Health (MH), published by Hearst, is the world’s largest men’s magazine brand, with 35 editions in 59 countries. It is also the best-selling men’s magazine on U.S. newsstands. Although originally started as a men’s health magazine, it currently covers various men’s lifestyle topics such as fitness, nutrition, fashion, and sexuality.” -Wikipedia.
“Men’s Health is the essential read for guys who want to be stronger, smarter, grittier and wealthier. Men’s Health is dedicated to providing the tools and practical solutions for success in all aspects of life.” – Men’s Health Magazine online pdf.

Natural Awakenings Magazine – Health Magazine PDF

Natural Awakenings Website

2010 – Present

Naples, Florida: Natural Awakenings

“Each month Natural Awakenings magazines across the country take a practical look at the latest natural approaches to nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth and sustainable living. We interview national experts we think you’d like to meet. We offer inspiring how-to articles. At the front of each community issue, we present global news and views as a complement to news and events of local interest.” – Website.

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Prevention Magazine Website


Hearst Magazines

“Prevention is the ultimate live-better handbook. It’s the trusted go-to guide to feeling your best, head to toe, inside and out through trustworthy expert advice, fresh ideas, and health secrets. We bring the latest health research to real life, so you can be healthier, fitter, and stronger.” – Prevention Magazine online. Health magazines online.

Women’s Health Magazine Online – Health Magazines PDF

Women’s Health Magazine Website




“Empowering women to be the smartest, strongest versions of themselves through actionable and practical advice for her wellness journey.” – Women’s Health Magazines online.

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Your Healthy Living Magazine – Health Magazines Online Free

Your Healthy Living Website

2009 – Present

Essex, UK: JFN Productions

“The UK’s number 1 free in-store natural health magazine” – Website. On the same page are issues of “Rude Health”, a similar magazine distributed in health stores in Ireland.

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Websites of More Health Magazines – Online Health Magazines Free

Free online versions of these health magazines are not available, but their websites feature articles of interest.


Consumer Reports on Health



Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter

African-American Magazines Free

Black Enterprise Magazine – African American Magazines

Black Enterprise Website


New York: Black Enterprise

“BLACK ENTERPRISE is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans. Since 1970, BLACK ENTERPRISE has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision makers.” – Black Enterprise Website

Black Heritage/Negro Heritage – African American Magazine Online Free


Chicago: Watkins

Negro Heritage was a small newsletter-style bi-weekly, published in Chicago by Sylvestre Watkins beginning in 1961. It contained mostly biographical profiles of African Americans in U.S. history.
Note that these issues don’t all appear in chronological order.

Black World/Negro Digest – African American Magazine Online Free


Negro Digest 1942-1961 (Black & White)


“The Negro Digest, later renamed Black World, was a magazine for the African-American market. Founded in November 1942 by publisher John H. Johnson, founder of Johnson Publishing Company, it was first published locally in Chicago, Illinois.” – Wikipedia.

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The Crisis Magazine – Magazines for Free Online

The Crisis Magazine Website

Vol 1 (1910)



“The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). It was founded in 1910 by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean. The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, and it is the oldest black oriented magazine in the world.” – Wikipedia. The Crisis magazine back issues, online reads for free.

Ebony – African American Free Magazines

Ebony Magazine Website

Vol 15 No. 1 (Nov 1959) to Vol 64 No. 2 (Dec 2008)

Ebony 1945-1961 (Black & White)

Chicago, IL

Ebony free magazine archive. “Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market. It was founded by John H. Johnson in Chicago and has published continuously since the autumn of 1945. In 2016 Johnson sold the publication to private equity firm Clear View Group.” -Wikipedia. Ebony magazine free online, old Ebony magazines, old Ebony magazines online.

Essence – Free African American Magazine

Essence Magazine Website


U.S.: American

“Essence magazine is a lifestyle publication for African American women of all ages, shapes, and cultures.” – Publisher. Essence magazine back issues, PDF Fashion Magazines Online Free.

Jet – African American Magazines

Jet Magazine Website


Chicago, IL

“Jet is a magazine marketed to African-American readers. It was founded in 1951 by John H. Johnson of the Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago, Illinois, as an American weekly. ” – Wikipedia. Jet magazine archive.

Vibe Vixen – African American Magazines Online Free

Vibe Vixen Magazine Website


U.S.: Vibe Media

“VIBE Vixen magazine is a magazine geared towards female readers of Vibe Magazine that covered fashion, beauty, dating, entertainment, sex, and societal issues for “urban minded females”.” – Wikipedia. Vibe Vixen magazine free online, old Vibe Vixen magazines online, free fashion magazine online.

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Women of Color Free Online Magazines

Women of Color Magazine Website

New York

“A publication for today’s career women in business and technology.” – Women of Color Magazine.

Articles about African American History

A collection of links here at Century Past to articles in magazines and newspapers related to African American History.

Asian Magazines – Asian American Magazines

Asian Avenue Magazine – Free Online Magazine

Asian Avenue Magazine Website

Issues 2013 – Present

Denver, Colorado: Asian Avenue

“Our mission at Asian Avenue magazine is to build bridges of awareness, knowledge, and understanding between the diverse Asian Pacific American (APA) communities and the general public through cultural insights, pop culture, news, and information. We are the only English-printed publication in Colorado focused on the APA community and culture.” – Website.

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Filipino Journal Manitoba – Asian Magazines Online Free

Filipino Journal Manitoba Website

Issues 2010 – Present

Winnipeg, Canada: Filipino Journal

News and events for the Filipino community of Manitoba.

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Global Filipino Magazine – Asian Magazines Online

Global Filipino Magazine Website

Issues 2020 – Present

Dubai, UAE: Global Filipino

“The Global Filipino Magazine is a unique community magazine published in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is devoted to uplift every Filipino soul abroad who are also known as the ‘Global Filipinos.’ We share stories of Filipino expats across the globe and other topics that interest the international Filipino community. ” – Website

Hi India Magazine – Magazines for Free

Hi India Magazine Website

Issues 2014 – Present

Chicago, Illinois: Indian Media Group

“Each week, hi INDiA offers its readers a wide variety of reading material, covering a plethora of subjects ranging from human interest stories, local news, and politics, to sports, fashion and Indian film news. With a network of journalists, photographers and contributors both in India and U.S.A., hi INDiA is the news source for everything that matters to South Asians living abroad.” – Website.

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Websites of More Asian Interest Magazines – Free Online Asian Magazines

Free online versions of these Asian Interest magazines are not available, but their websites feature articles of interest.

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Professional & Educational Magazines

Coach Magazine – Magazines Free

Coach Magazine Website

Issues 2019 – Present

UK: Coach Magazine

“COACH features a wealth of high quality and unique articles and features from some of the most successful professional coaches, mentors and experts around the world, covering a wide range of niches in business, life, wellbeing and self- development.” – Website

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Teach Middle East Magazine – Free Online Magazine

Teach Middle East Website

Issues 2014 – Present


“Teach Middle East Magazine is the premier magazine for educators and the entire education sector in the Middle East and beyond. Our vision is to equip educators with the materials and tools to function optimally inside and out of the classroom. We provide a space for educators to connect, find inspiration, resources and forums that are aimed at enhancing their teaching techniques, methodologies and personal development.” – Website.

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American Heritage Magazine – Best History Magazines Free Online

American Heritage Magazine Website

1949- Present

American Heritage 40-Year Cumulative Index 1954-1994

U.S.: American Heritage

“Dedicated to covering the history of the United States of America for a mainstream readership. Until 2007, the magazine was published by Forbes. Since that time, Edwin S. Grosvenor has been its publisher. Print publication was suspended early in 2013, but the magazine relaunched in digital format with the Summer 2017 issue.” – Wikipedia.
American Heritage magazine, which publishes articles mostly about American history, has a free archive of all its issues at its website, including the current issue. American Heritage magazine archive, best history magazines.

American History – Best History Magazines Free Online


Index 1877-1893

1902-1904, 1910-1916


The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries was established as a monthly in 1877 by non-academic historians Martha J. Lamb (who served as editor), Nathan G. Pond, and John A. Stevens. It ceased publication in 1893. In 1901 the magazine was re-started as simply The Magazine of American History, and lasted through Volume 47 in 1917. Not all volumes of old magazines in this archive were found online. Best history magazines.

Here at Century Past we have thousands of free online books on History.  See ‘History‘ in the drop-down menu at the top of the page.

American Historical Review – Best History Magazines Free Online


New York

“The American Historical Review (AHR) is the official publication of the American Historical Association (AHA). The AHA was founded in 1884 and chartered by Congress in 1889 to serve the interests of the entire discipline of history. Aligning with the AHA’s mission, the AHR has been the journal of record for the historical profession in the United States since 1895 – one of the few journals in the world that brings together scholarship from every major field of historical study.” -Website of American Historical Review. . Best history magazines.

For links to online Archaeology magazine sites, scroll to the bottom of this “History” section.

Commonplace Magazine – Best History Magazines Free Online

Commonplace Magazine Website

Unknown Date – Present

U.S.: Omohundro and AAS

“A destination for exploring and exchanging ideas about early American history and culture. A bit less formal than a scholarly journal, a bit more scholarly than a popular magazine, Commonplace speaks—and listens—to scholars, museum curators, teachers, hobbyists, and just about anyone interested in American history before 1900.” – Website.
Access another set of previous articles by clicking “Read More” at the bottom of a set of articles. Best history magazines.

Department of State Bulletin – Best History Magazines


Washington D.C.: U.S. Government

The Bulletin was the official record of U.S. foreign policy. It was established to provide Congress, other agencies, and the public information about U.S. foreign policy and the work of the Department of State and the Foreign Service. Publication was discontinued in 1989.
“This periodical will be published weekly and will contain the texts of press releases, information regarding treaties, and other material on current developments in American foreign relations and the work of the Department of State. It will take the place of the Department’s weekly pamphlet “Press Releases” and monthly “Treaty Information” bulletin, which are being discontinued with the issues for June 1939. Indexes to “The Department of State Bulletin” will be prepared and published semiannually.” – Announcement in the initial issue, 1 July 1939. Best history magazines.

Heritage Quarterly – Best History Magazines Free Online

Heritage New Zealand Website

Issues 2019 – Present

Wellington, New Zealand: Heritage New Zealand

“Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is the leading national historic heritage agency. We operate in an environment marked by a growing interest in heritage, recognition of its social, cultural, environmental and economic benefits to our country, and awareness of its importance to national identity.” – Website. Best history magazines.

History Today – Best History Magazines Free Online

History Today Magazine Current Digital Issue

Andy Patterson

For students, teachers and history-lovers. Each issue contains international features from prehistory to the present, reviews of events, heritage/archaeology updates and color illustrations. History Today magazine, best history magazines.

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HistoryNet Magazine Website


Arlington, VA: HistoryNet

“HistoryNet.com is brought to you by Historynet LLC, the world’s largest publisher of history magazines. HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines.” – Website
To access previous articles, click the “hamburger” menu icon on the top left, and find articles in the categories provided there. Best history magazines.

Illustrated War News – Best History Magazines PDF


London, UK: Illustrated London News and Sketch

A weekly British magazine covering World War I, and consisting largely of photos from the front. Best history magazines.

Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains – Best History Magazines PDF

Kansas History Magazine Website – Issues 1875 – Present

Topeka, Kansas: Kansas Historical Foundation

“This scholarly journal publishes new research on Kansas and western history and offers interesting, well-illustrated articles that appeal to both the serious student and the general reader.” – Website. Best history magazines.

Newsweek Newsweek Magazine Archives PDF

Newsweek Magazine Website


2015 & 2016; U.S. and EU editions

1973-1996 (Most issues) Black & White

U.S. – Newsweek

“This weekly news magazine covers the national and global news front through news, commentary and analysis. It includes national and international affairs, business, lifestyle, society, the arts, politics, the economy, personal business, the Washington scene, health, science and technology.” – Newsweek Magazine. old Newsweek magazines, old Newsweek magazines online.

Although Newsweek is not published as a ‘history’ magazine, it’s relatively non-ideological coverage of American political and social issues on a weekly basis makes it a very readable historical source for the time period this collection covers. Best history magazines.

Nineteenth Century – Best History Magazines PDF

Nineteenth Century Magazine Website


2016 to latest issue


“The flagship publication of the Victorian Society in America is the respected Nineteenth Century Magazine, published in the Spring and Fall as a benefit to members and distributed to more than 200 subscribing libraries. The magazine is devoted to the cultural and social history of the United States during the Victorian era, with regular features on architecture, fine arts, decorative arts, interior design, life-style, clothing, photography, and material culture.” – Website of the Victorian Society of America. Best history magazines.

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The Nineteenth Century and After – Best History Magazines PDF


London: Henry S. King & Co.

Originally known at ‘The Nineteenth Century’, this British magazine was renamed ‘The Nineteenth Century and After’ in the 1901 issue. Best history magazines.

Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies – Best History Magazines PDF

Pennsylvania History Magazine Website – Issues up to 2013

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Historical Association

“A quarterly journal that publishes the best of current scholarship on the history of the Commonwealth and the region. In addition to regular articles, the journal features annotated documents, book reviews, and reviews of museum exhibits, films, and historical collections. Published since 1934, Pennsylvania History is the official journal of the Pennsylvania Historical Association (PHA).” – Website. Best history magazines.

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Prologue – Best History Magazines PDF


Washington, DC: U.S. National Archives & Records Administration

“Prologue magazine brings readers stories based on the rich holdings and programs of the National Archives across the nation—from Washington, DC, to the regional archives and the Presidential libraries. Access many of our articles online. Prologue was published quarterly by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for nearly 50 years. The Winter 2017–18 issue was the last printed edition.” – National Archives. Best history magazines.

The Saber and Scroll Journal – Best History Magazines

The Saber and Scroll Journal Website

Issues 2015 – Present

Washington DC: American Public University

The official journal of the American Public University’s Historical Studies Honor Society. Best history magazines.

Stars and Stripes Newspaper – Best History Magazines PDF

Issues 1943-1945

U.S. Armed Forces

The Stars and Stripes is a newspaper produced by the U.S. Armed Forces for its personnel. Issues in this set were published on the Africa front (1943) and then on the Mediterranean front (1943-1945) during World War II. The newspaper covered both war and non-war news.

Wartime Magazine – Best History Magazines PDF

Issues 2014 – Present

Sydney, Australia: Hardie Grant Publishing

Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial. “It is not the intention of the publisher to sensationalise human tragedy that is the result of war, nor to promote militaristic or chauvinistic sentiment, but to offer truthful, readable and entertaining stories that reflect the Australian experience of war.” – Publisher. Best history magazines.

Yank: The Army Weekly – Best History Magazines PDF

Jan 1945 – Nov 1945

NY: U.S. War Department

Yank was a weekly magazine published by the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily for soldiers. It contained news, humor, letters to the editor, stories about army units or dramatic incidents, and lots of photos. Best history magazines.

Articles about U.S. History before 1800

A collection of links here at Century Past to articles in magazines and newspapers related to early American History.

Articles about U.S. History in the 19th Century

A collection of links here at Century Past to articles in magazines and newspapers related to American History in the 1800s.

Articles about African American History

A collection of links here at Century Past to articles in magazines and newspapers related to African American History.

Ancient History Articles

Collected links here at Century Past to articles on topics in Ancient History, found in leading magazines and newspapers.

Archaeology Articles

Collected links here at Century Past to articles on topics in Archaeology, found in leading magazines and newspapers.

Historic Photos from Around the World

Collected links here at Century Past to selected photography collections from the late 1800s & early 1900s in countries around the world.

Websites of Archaeology Magazines – Archaeology Magazines Online

Free online versions of these archaeology magazines are, in most cases, not available, but their websites feature articles of interest.

Archaeology – Archaeology Magazines Online

The Archaeological Conservancy – Best History Magazines

Current Archaeology – Archaeology Magazines Online

The Past – – Best History Magazines

World Archaeology – Archaeology Magazines Online

Historical Archaeology – – Best History Magazines

American Archaeology – Archaeology Magazines Online

Egyptian Archaeology – Archaeology Magazines Online

Doug’s Archaeology: List of Archaeology Journals – Archaeology Magazines Online

Websites of History Magazines – History Magazines Online

Free online versions of these History magazines are not available, but their websites feature articles of interest.

Aviation History – Best History Magazines

America’s Civil War – Best History Magazines

British Heritage Travel – Best History Magazines

Canada’s History – Best History Magazines

The Citizens’ Companion: the voice of civilian reenacting – Best History Magazines

Civil War Monitor – Best History Magazines

Civil War Times – Best History Magazines

Military History – Best History Magazines

Military History Matters – Best History Magazines

Navy History Magazine – Best History Magazines

Vietnam (the war) – Best History Magazines

Library Research Guide (LibGuide) – Canadian History

This research guide from the librarians at Bowling Green State University has a collection of links to websites related to the history of Canada.

Library Research Guide (LibGuide) – Internet Sites with Primary Sources for U.S. History

This research guide from the librarians at Bowling Green State University has links to websites with substantial collections of online primary sources for U.S. history.

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