A History of the World Told Through Objects

a_history_of_the_world_in_100_objectsA solar lamp, the plastic credit card, an 18th-century African drum and a Chinese jade cup are just a few of the 100 selections made by The British Museum to tell a history of the world through objects. Design is contextualized not just in a chronological history, but also within social and technological narratives.  The British Museum’s podcasts can be found with this link: A History of the World in 100 Objects.

-Susan Yelavich, Assistant Professor



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