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The Resource A history of the world in 100 objects : [from the handaxe to the credit card], Neil MacGregor

A history of the world in 100 objects : [from the handaxe to the credit card], Neil MacGregor

Label
A history of the world in 100 objects : [from the handaxe to the credit card]
Title
A history of the world in 100 objects
Title remainder
[from the handaxe to the credit card]
Statement of responsibility
Neil MacGregor
Title variation
  • History of the world in one hundred objects
  • From the handaxe to the credit card
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the objects, chosen from the British Museum's collection, that made us who we are
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macgregor, Neil
Dewey number
930.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
GN740
LC item number
.M16 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British Museum
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
  • Classical antiquities
  • Archaeology, Medieval
  • Ceremonial objects
  • Material culture
Label
A history of the world in 100 objects : [from the handaxe to the credit card], Neil MacGregor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 671-682) and index
Contents
Making us human (2,000,000-9000 BC) -- After the Ice Age : food and sex (9000-3500 BC) -- The first cities and states (4000-2000 BC) -- The beginnings of science and literature (2000-700 BC) -- Old world, new powers (1100-300 BC) -- The world in the age of Confucius (500-300 BC) -- Empire builders (300-BC-AD 10) -- Ancient pleasures, modern spice (AD 1-500) -- The rise of world faiths (AD 100-600) -- The Silk Road and beyond (AD 400-800) -- Inside the palace : secrets at court (AD 700-900) -- Pilgrims, raiders and traders (AD 800-1300) -- Status symbols (AD 1100-1500) -- Meeting the gods (AD 1200-1500) -- The threshold of the modern world (AD 1375-1550) -- The first global economy (AD 1450-1650) -- Tolerance and intolerance (AD 1550-1700) -- Exploration, exploitation and enlightenment (AD 1680-1820) -- Mass production, mass persuasion (AD 1780-1914) -- The world of our making (AD 1914-2010)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 707 p.
Isbn
9780670022700
Lccn
2011021769
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, col. photos.
System control number
  • sky238175762
  • (OCoLC)808014042
  • 813015
Label
A history of the world in 100 objects : [from the handaxe to the credit card], Neil MacGregor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 671-682) and index
Contents
Making us human (2,000,000-9000 BC) -- After the Ice Age : food and sex (9000-3500 BC) -- The first cities and states (4000-2000 BC) -- The beginnings of science and literature (2000-700 BC) -- Old world, new powers (1100-300 BC) -- The world in the age of Confucius (500-300 BC) -- Empire builders (300-BC-AD 10) -- Ancient pleasures, modern spice (AD 1-500) -- The rise of world faiths (AD 100-600) -- The Silk Road and beyond (AD 400-800) -- Inside the palace : secrets at court (AD 700-900) -- Pilgrims, raiders and traders (AD 800-1300) -- Status symbols (AD 1100-1500) -- Meeting the gods (AD 1200-1500) -- The threshold of the modern world (AD 1375-1550) -- The first global economy (AD 1450-1650) -- Tolerance and intolerance (AD 1550-1700) -- Exploration, exploitation and enlightenment (AD 1680-1820) -- Mass production, mass persuasion (AD 1780-1914) -- The world of our making (AD 1914-2010)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 707 p.
Isbn
9780670022700
Lccn
2011021769
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, col. photos.
System control number
  • sky238175762
  • (OCoLC)808014042
  • 813015

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