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A History of the World in 100 Objects

A History of the World in 100 Objects( )
Author: MacGregor, Neil
ISBN:978-0-670-02270-0
Publication Date:Oct 2011
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking Adult
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

From the renowned director of the British Museum, a kaleidoscopic history of humanity told through things we have made.

When did people first start to wear jewelry or play music? When were cows domesticated and why do we feed their milk to our children? Where were the first cities and what made them succeed? Who invented math-or came up with money?

The history of humanity is a history of invention and innovation, as we have continually created new items to use, to...
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Book Details
Pages:736
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Social Science / Archaeology
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
History / World
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.4 x 9.3 x 2 Inches
Book Weight:3.238 Pounds
Author Biography
MacGregor, Neil (Author)
Robert Neil MacGregor, OM, FSA (born on June 16, 1946, in Glasgow, Scotland) is an art historian and museum director. He was the Editor of the Burlington Magazine from 1981 to 1987, the Director of the National Gallery, London, from 1987 to 2002, and was appointed Director of the British Museum in 2002. He has presented three television series on art and the radio series A History of the World in 100 Objects, which aired in 2010.

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