A vast and absorbing resource, the fourth edition of The Timetables of 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...Continua