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The Resource History of the world in 1,000 objects

History of the world in 1,000 objects

Label
History of the world in 1,000 objects
Title
History of the world in 1,000 objects
Title variation
  • History of the world in 1000 objects
  • History of the world in one thousand objects
  • Smithsonian history of the world in 1,000 objects
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Offers an illustrated look at one thousand artifacts of human creation through history, from stone age tools to tablet computers, as well as an extensive timeline featuring key events in world history
  • The object that have been left behind speak volumes about our past. They give us insight into our ancestors' lives. This book showcases one thousand artifacts of human creation through history, from stone age tools to tablet computers. It reveals the story of the world's civilizations through the ages. Included is an extensive timeline featuring key events in world history. -- adapted from back cover
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
D21.3
LC item number
.H57 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • DK Publishing, Inc
  • Smithsonian Institution
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World history
  • Material culture
  • Material culture
  • World history
Label
History of the world in 1,000 objects
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous edition published in 2014
  • Includes index
  • At head of title: Smithsonian
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Early societies : 20,000-700 BCE -- Ancient civilizations : 700 BCE-600 CE -- Trade and empire : 600-1450 -- Enlightenment and imperialism : 1450-1750 -- Industry and independence : 1750-1900 -- A shrinking world : 1900 to present -- Timelines of world history
Control code
on1132241263
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
Second American edition.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9780744021820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
Label
History of the world in 1,000 objects
Publication
Note
  • Previous edition published in 2014
  • Includes index
  • At head of title: Smithsonian
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Early societies : 20,000-700 BCE -- Ancient civilizations : 700 BCE-600 CE -- Trade and empire : 600-1450 -- Enlightenment and imperialism : 1450-1750 -- Industry and independence : 1750-1900 -- A shrinking world : 1900 to present -- Timelines of world history
Control code
on1132241263
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
Second American edition.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9780744021820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps

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