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A History of the World in 100 Objects

BBC Radio 4

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Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity's history through the objects we have made
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13:34 | Oct 22nd, 2010

The very last episode in Neil MacGregor's history of humanity as told through the things that time has left behind. The director of the British Museum in London has spent the past year choosing objects from the museum's vast collection to represent a...Show More

13:59 | Oct 21st, 2010

Neil MacGregor's history of the world as told through things. Throughout this week he is examining objects that speak of the great shifts in human organisation and thinking in the modern world - objects that raise questions about human lives, the env...Show More
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14:09 | Oct 20th, 2010

The history of humanity, as told through one hundred objects from the British Museum in London, is drawing to an end. Throughout this week, Neil MacGregor, the director of the British Museum in London, has been with things that help explain the mod...Show More

13:24 | Oct 19th, 2010

This week Neil MacGregor's history of the world is examining the forces that helped shape our way of life and ways of thinking today. He began with the political revolution that exploded In Russia in the 1920s and today he moves on to the sexual revo...Show More

14:05 | Oct 18th, 2010

Neil MacGregor's history of the world as told through things that time has left behind. Throughout this closing week he is examining some of the major social and political movements that have helped shape our contemporary landscape. Today he tells th...Show More
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