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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.
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4.5 stars from 2,963 ratings
BBC should have left the original 100 objects Instead they decided to commission the wokefest that is the 101st object. “I have 5 people who I call my best friends ……. I’ve never actually met them” Lord have mercy if this is the future of the human race.
Actionvin via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/26/21
Evocative and fascinating
Each episode uses a single museum artefact as the focus of a portrait of a part of human history from the first flint axes to the present day. Guest experts talk about the item and its context. The series moves all over the world. The series moves in rough chronological order, so best listened...Read full review »
cverrier via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/02/21
Hi I really like this podcast it helps me to sleep and calms me down. ❤️ Bubye, from ………. (P.S I’m not allowed to say my name.)
lottylove22 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/29/21
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