Back then

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description popular science magazine
Area of ​​Expertise history
language German
publishing company Konradin Media Group ( Germany )
Headquarters Leinfelden-Echterdingen
First edition 1969
Frequency of publication per month
Sold edition 20,309 copies
( IVW 2/2020)
Widespread edition 22,585 copies
( IVW 2/2020)
Editor-in-chief Stefan Bergmann
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At that time (own notation: THEN) is a popular science oriented history magazine, which in 1969 by Hans Rempel was founded. From 1969 to 1992 it was published by Damals-Verlag Gießen with the founder as publisher and editor. Between 1993 and 2002 it was edited and published by the Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt in Stuttgart. In 2003 it was owned by the Konradin media group . The magazine is published monthly and is aimed primarily at students, teachers, students and a historically interested general public.

Professional and often highly respected historians , archaeologists , cultural scientists and philologists write scientifically well-founded articles for the magazine, which has a main topic every month, which comprises around 40 pages of the magazine . At that time, this concept differentiates it from other popular science history magazines such as G / Geschichte , GEO Epoche or PM History , whose articles are mainly from journalists. In addition, Back then offers brief book reviews , a historically oriented television and radio program, news from research as well as historical articles spanning epochs and thematically very differently oriented. Attention is also drawn to current exhibitions and show collections , to which a corresponding article or even the main topic is often dedicated.

In addition, a special issue is published annually, which contains contributions by specialists on a specific topic (e.g. 2011 on Charlemagne or 2015 on Louis XIV ).

The magazine, whose scientific advisory board includes, for example, the ancient historian Christian Meier , the medievalist Bernd Schneidmüller and the modern historian Jürgen Osterhammel , is published by Konradin Verlag in Leinfelden-Echterdingen . The publisher is the managing director of the publishing group, Katja Kohlhammer.

Excerpts from the main articles of the current monthly edition, annual tables of contents and the article archive with brief contents can be viewed online. In the second quarter of 2013, the magazine had a circulation of 23,792 copies, as measured by the IVW , of which 71% were distributed by subscription.

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  1. ^ Konradin Verlag