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A History of the World in 100 Objects - a book by MacGregor, Neil

A History of the World in 100 Objects

A History of the World in 100 Objects( )
Author: MacGregor, Neil
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

The blockbuster New York Times bestseller and the companion volume to the wildly popular radio series Neil MacGregor has blazed an unusual path to international renown. As director of the British Museum, he organized an exhibit that aimed to tell the history of humanity through the stories of one hundred objects made, used, venerated, or discarded by man. The exhibit and its accompanying BBC radio series broke broadcasting records and MacGregor’s book...
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Detailed Subjects: Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Social Science / Archaeology
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
History / World
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.15 x 7.73 x 1.9 Inches
Book Weight:2.22 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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