The Timetables of History

The Timetables of History

A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
Provides a chronology of seven thousand years of significant moments in history, religion, science, and the arts in an accessible format designed for quick reference

Simon and Schuster
Vast and absorbing, spanning millennia of human history, The Timetables of History, achieves a goal in the study of the past that is unmatched by any other reference volume -- it gives us a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world. This remarkable book maps out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day. Never before has progress been presented with such clarity or with a view that fully captures the essence and the excitement of civilization. Completely updated, featuring: * Recent breakthroughs in science and technology * New achievements in the visual arts and music * Milestones in religion, philosophy, and learning * The rise and fall of nations and the emergence of historic figures * Landmarks in the drama of daily life

Publisher: New York ; Toronto, Ont. : Simon & Schuster, c1991
Edition: New 3rd rev. ed
ISBN: 9780671742713
Characteristics: 724 p. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Stein, Werner 1913-


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