The Timetables of History
A Horizontal Linkage of People and EventsBook - 1991
THE NEW FOURTH REVISED EDITION A vast and absorbing resource, the fourth edition of "The Timetables of (TM)History" spans millennia of human history. Unlike any other reference volume, this book gives a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world by mapping out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day. With nearly 100 pages of new material, including: 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 historical figures Landmarks in the drama of daily life around the world
Publisher: New York ; Toronto, Ont. : Simon & Schuster, c1991.
Edition: New third revised edition
Characteristics: 724 pages ;,29 cm.