A History of the World in 100 Objects
Penguin Books, 2013 - 707 pages
"An enthralling and profoundly humane book that every civilized person should read."
--The Wall Street Journal
The blockbuster New York Times bestseller and the companion volume to the wildly popular radio series
When did people first start to wear jewelry or play music? When were cows domesticated, and why do we feed their milk to our children? Where were the first cities, and what made them succeed? Who developed math--or invented money?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tess_W - LibraryThing
If anybody could kill one's love for history, this is the guy! So dry! Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bostonian71 - LibraryThing
Fantastic resource for anyone who loves history, culture and/or museums. Even though the title reads *A* history, it could've been called *The* history, given the sheer breadth of the themes and ... Read full review