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 102 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein täglich erscheinender Podcast
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Miniature of a Mughal prince


Neil MacGregor with a miniature painting from Mughal India.


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 2010-09-28  14m
 
 

The Shi'a religious parade standard


Neil Macgregor with a powerful symbol from Shia Iran.


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 2010-09-27  14m
 
 

Pieces of eight


Neil MacGregor with the first truly global money - silver pieces of eight.


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 2010-09-24  13m
 
 

Kakiemon elephants


Neil MacGregor with porcelain white elephants from Japan.


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 2010-09-23  13m
 
 

Double-headed serpent


Neil MacGregor with one of the stars of the British Museum - an Aztec serpent.


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 2010-09-22  13m
 
 

Benin plaque - the Oba with Europeans


Neil MacGregor with some of the best examples of African art, the great plaques of Benin.


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 2010-09-21  13m
 
 

The mechanical galleon


Neil Macgregor with a clockwork galleon designed for a grand dinner table.


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 2010-09-20  13m
 
 

Durer's Rhinoceros


Neil MacGregor discusses Durer's Rhinoceros.


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 2010-09-17  14m
 
 

Jade Dragon Cup


Neil MacGregor with a jade cup that belonged a great leader of the Timurid Empire.


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 2010-09-16  14m
 
 

Inca Gold Llama


Neil MacGregor with a model of a llama - the animal behind the Inca Empire.


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 2010-09-15  14m