Neil MacGregor examines religious relics from the 14th and 15th centuries. Read more
Meeting the Gods
Neil MacGregor examines religious relics from the 14th and 15th centuries.
The Threshold of the Modern World (AD 1375-1550)
Neil MacGregor retells humanity's history through the objects it has made.
First Global Economy (AD 1450-1600)
Tolerance and Intolerance (AD 1550-1700)
Neil MacGregor looks at the great religions of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Exploration, Exploitation and Englightenment (AD 1680-1820)
Neil MacGregor focuses on the age of enlightment when science and philosophy flourished.
Mass Production, Mass Persuasion (AD 1780-1914)
The World of Our Making (AD 1914-2010)
Neil MacGregor completes his long history of humanity with 20th and 21st century objects.