A History of the World in 100 Objects

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity's history through the objects we have made

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00nrtd2

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 14m. Bisher sind 100 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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Solar-powered lamp and charger


Neil MacGregor's last object in his world history - a solar-powered lamp and charger.


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 22 October 2010  13m
 
 

Credit card


Neil MacGregor with a credit card - one that is compliant with Sharia law.


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 21 October 2010  13m
 
 

Throne of Weapons


Neil MacGregor with an African throne - made from decommissioned guns.


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 20 October 2010  14m
 
 

Hockney's In the Dull Village


Neil MacGregor considers the state of human rights - with a David Hockney print.


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 19 October 2010  13m
 
 

Russian revolutionary plate


Neil MacGregor nears the end of his world history - with a Russian revolutionary plate.


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 18 October 2010  14m
 
 

Suffragette-defaced penny


Neil MacGregor with a penny coin defaced by suffragettes with the words "Votes for women".


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 15 October 2010  14m
 
 

Sudanese slit drum


Neil MacGregor with a wooden drum from Sudan that Kitchener presented to Queen Victoria.


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 14 October 2010  13m
 
 

Hokusai's The Great Wave


Neil MacGregor with a familiar image - Hokusai's The Great Wave.


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 13 October 2010  13m
 
 

Early Victorian tea set


Neil MacGregor tells the story of the global trade in tea - with a Victorian tea set.


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 12 October 2010  14m
 
 

Ship's chronometer from HMS Beagle


Neil MacGregor with the chronometer that accompanied Darwin to South America.


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 11 October 2010  14m