A History of the World in 100 Objects

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  • Author : British Museum
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  • ISBN : 9781925040289
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A History of the World in 100 Objects

A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Author : Neil MacGregor
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 06 October 2011
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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 Olduvai gorge in Africa, and ends with an object from the 21st century

A History of the World in 100 Objects

A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Author : Jerold Angelus
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 15 April 2011
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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

A History of Football in 100 Objects

A History of Football in 100 Objects
  • Author : Bill Mann
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 April 2021
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What does a grapefruit have in common with a pair of 500 sunglasses? They've both played a pivotal role in football history. Following on from Neil MacGregor's groundbreaking 'The History of the World in 100 Objects', Bill Mann provides a quirky and unique take on the beautiful game told through its defining objects.

A History of Football in 100 Objects

A History of Football in 100 Objects
  • Author : Gavin Mortimer
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release : 04 October 2012
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What does a turnip have in common with a pair of 500 sunglasses? They've both played a pivotal role in football history. Following on from Neil MacGregor's groundbreaking The History of the World in 100 Objects, Gavin Mortimer provides a quirky and unique take on the beautiful game told through its defining objects. A History of Football in 100 Objects begins on the momentous day in October 1863 when several men in frock coats formed the Football Association. Ever since, the sport has continually

A History of Stirling in 100 Objects

A History of Stirling in 100 Objects
  • Author : Elspeth King
  • Publisher : History PressLtd
  • Release : 01 March 2011
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A History of the World in 100 Objects by the British Museum and the BBC is a project which has fired the public imagination throughout the land. This is the first published tribute act, demonstrating that the local, the national, and the international are always present, wherever the place, and that the world is where we live. This enthralling book features 100 objects—all from the archive of the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum—that each tell a fascinating history of

Living with the Gods

Living with the Gods
  • Author : Neil MacGregor
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 17 September 2018
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Following the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series, a panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs from the celebrated author of A History of the World in 100 Objects and Germany 'Riveting, extraordinary ... tells the sweeping story of religious belief in all its inventive variety. The emphasis is not on our differences, but on shared spiritual yearnings' Rachel Campbell-Johnston, The Times, Books of the Year One of the central facts of human existence is that every society shares a set of beliefs and

A History of Women in 100 Objects

A History of Women in 100 Objects
  • Author : Maggie Andrews,Janis Lomas
  • Publisher : The History Press
  • Release : 23 February 2018
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The history of the world has been told in objects. But what about the objects that tell the history of women? What are the items that symbolize the journey of women from second-class citizens with no legal rights, no vote and no official status to the powerful people they are today? And what are the objects that still oppress women? From the corset to the pill, the typewriter to the first pair of women’s trousers and the invention of

A History of the Church in 100 Objects

A History of the Church in 100 Objects
  • Author : Mike Aquilina,Grace Aquilina
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Release : 20 October 2017
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Winner of two Catholic Press Association Awards: Design and Production (Second Place) and History (Honorable Mention). The star of Bethlehem exemplifies the birth of Jesus, the Wittenberg Door is synonymous with the Protestant Reformation, and “the pill” symbolizes the sexual revolution. It’s “stuff” that helps tell the story of Christianity. In this unique, rich, and eye-catching book, popular Catholic author and EWTN host Mike Aquilina tells the Christian story through the examination of 100 objects and places. Some, like Michelangelo's

A History of Cricket in 100 Objects

A History of Cricket in 100 Objects
  • Author : Gavin Mortimer
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release : 06 June 2013
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Once the preserve of the English, now, for nations the world over, summertime means cricket bats to be oiled, rain forecasts analysed and tea in the pavilion. Cricket has enthralled us since the seventeenth century. But what is it about the game that provokes such fervour? Award-winning sports author Gavin Mortimer calls together a cast of salt-of-the-earth Yorkshiremen, American billionaires and dashing Indian princes to tell the strange and remarkable tale of cricket's journey from medieval village sport of 'club-ball'