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History of the world in 1,000 objects

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • Sources,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Material culture,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Offers an illustrated look at one thousand artifacts of human creation through history, from stone age tools to tablet computers, as well as an extensive timeline featuring key events in world history.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesHistory of the world in one thousand objects, Smithsonian history of the world in 1,000 objects, History of the world in 1000 objects
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD21.3 H57 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination480 pages
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27175147M
    ISBN 101409354660, 1465422897
    ISBN 109781409354666, 9781465422897
    LC Control Number2014497752
    OCLC/WorldCa890244429

    The history of humanity is one of invention and innovation, as we have continually created new things to use, to admire, or leave our mark on the world. In this groundbreaking book, Neil MacGregor turns to objects that previous civilizations have left behind to paint a portrait of mankind's evolution, focusing on unexpected turning points.4/5(16).   History of the world in 1, objects by, edition, in EnglishPages:

    A treasure trove of human creativity from around the world. History of the World in Objects takes a fresh look at world history, viewing cultures and early civilizations through the objects that they created.. Humanity is defined by our talent for making things from everyday objects to inventions that changed the world. Donwload ebook History of the World in 1, Objects pdf epub mobi KOTABOOK - JUAL EBOOK MURAH %.

    This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through which we can explore past worlds and the lives of the men and women who lived in them. The book's range is enormous. It begins with one of the earliest surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the /5(14).   Last week, the Smithsonian followed up with its “History of the World in 1, Objects.” It’s not that more transformational artifacts suddenly materialized since


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From the watch Napoleon used to synchronize with his generals at Waterloo and Chinese David vases believed to be the oldest example of blue and white porcelain to the US Constitution and the Mayan Dresden codex, the oldest book written in the Americas, History of the World in 1, Objects provides a completely fresh perspective on the history of the world/5(85).

'A History of the World in Objects' is the companion book to the Radio 4 series of the same name, where the director of the British Museum Neil MacGregor picks objects from all over the world which signify the progression of Earth's by:   The book tries to tell history in a way which has not been attempted before.

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Objects are grouped chronologically, under key themes, from art to the history of technology, and together help paint a unique picture that provides detailed insight into each culture.

In addition to stunning specially-commissioned photographs, History of the World in 1, Objects is packed with timelines and maps that make it easy to compare.

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