The Histomap or World History is impressive to behold at over five-foot tall. Published by Rand McNally, the Histomap traces years of world history. Historians describe world history through various channels. They usually focus on regions and topics which include people’s interactions and migrations. The Entire History of the World—Really, All of It—Distilled Into a Single This “ Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand.

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Although the distribution of power is not quantitively defined on the x-axis, it does provide a rare example of looking at historic civilizations in relative terms.

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The colored regions represented the various empires throughout the last years. Kelsey Nelson marked it as to-read Dec 13, Jay added it Nov 25, or Mornings are better with Visual Capitalist. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

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September 24, Views 1 comment Historians describe world history through various channels. Tumblr user Tech Noir has taken the cinemagraph to high art by using iconic images from movies and distilling the essence of a scene into a continuous loop. For instance, some study history by tracking developments in a specific time frame.


Maria Kaznacheeva rated it it was amazing Jan 07, It frequently starts with the common theories revolving around the origin Historians describe world history through various channels.

Here is a chart to put it into perspective. The movement is progressive, yet the historical representatives of each civilization receive some equal weight and similar emphasis.

Yongchao Duan marked it as to-read Feb 08, Want to Read saving…. Egypt maintained its dominance for nearly thirty years. Ancient hieroglyphs have been front and center of the study of Egypt. We’re hoping to rely on loyal readers, rather than erratic ads. Comments 2 You can skip to the end and leave a response.


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Joe marked it as to-read Feb 17, Books by John B. Instead of a timeline for just one country, what about creating a graphical timeline showing the history of the entire world over a 4, year time period, all while having no access to computers or the hostory Poetry Free Audio Books: Persian By Default marked it as to-read Mar 31, Get your mind blown on a daily basis: Tate Srey – Tate Srey is an artist and an engineer. Since this chart was created at the beginning of the Great Depression, one does have to consider to what extent Sparks saw history as a zero-sum exercise; a collection of nations battling one another for control over scarce territory and resources.


Another obvious criticism is that the measures of influence are skewed in favor of Western powers.

I am an American man in his early 30s, living in a country that is not yet a quarter millennium old, worlc in age to nations that are as old as the Bronze Age. Our Top Infographics of How large in the font?

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