A History of the World in 100 Objects

A History of the World in 100 Objects

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A History of the World in 100 Objects is a joint project of BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum, comprising a 100-part radio series written and presented by British Museum director Neil MacGregor. In 15-minute presentations broadcast on weekdays on Radio 4, MacGregor used objects of ancient art, industry, technology and arms, all of which are in the British Museum's collections, as an introduction to parts of human history. The series, four years in planning, began on 18 January 2010 and was broadcast over 20 weeks. A book to accompany the series, A History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor, was published by Allen Lane on 28 October 2010. The programme series, described as "a landmark project," is billed as 'A history of humanity' told through a hundred objects from all over the world in the British Museum's collectionshow more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 10mm | 181.44g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134922633
  • 9786134922630

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