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A 100 part series by Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, exploring world history from two million years ago to the present.

To mark the publication of the book of A History of the World in 100 Objects, Neil MacGregor discusses this engrossing and original approach to the telling of human history.

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A History of the World book launch

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A History of the World: book launch

To mark the publication of the book of A History of the World in 100 Objects, Neil MacGregor discusses this engrossing and original approach to the telling of human history.
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Curator’s introduction to the 100th object in A History of the World

JD Hill, British Museum, explores why this particular object was chosen, and what it can
tell us.
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