History of the World in 1000 objects

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Synopsis: A treasure trove of human creativity from around the world. History of the World in 1000 Objects takes a fresh look at world history, viewing cultures and early civilizations through the objects that they created. Humanity is defined by our talent for making things from everyday objects to inventions that changed the world. From a Viking wooden comb to a 1950s fridge-freezer you can uncover what the people's priorities were at the time from what they created. Each culture's objects are grouped under key themes, from art to the history of technology and together build a story that gives real insight into civilization, plus the accessible visual approach to history makes it easy to compare how people lived at different times and in different parts of the world. The objects, from swords and spears to astrolabes and maritime atlases, are showcased through stunning photography from around the world. Celebrate our extraordinary legacy of creativity with History of the World in 1000 Objects.

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"This vividly illustrated book provides a fresh perspective on world history by revealing how our ancestors lived through the objects they fashioned." ? Longitude

"[A] completely fresh perspective on the history of the world." ? Releaselog

"[A] treasure trove of human creativity from earliest cultures to the present day." ? USA Today

"Using human-made objects to explain world history is such a fun and interesting way to see how societies around the planet have evolved both culturally and technologically." ? Winkbooks

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Title: History of the World in 1000 objects
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