People often ask us for a good timeline of world history. This is normally a difficult request: how can you fit so much history into a simple timeline—and still read it? This book, with a nearly 16 foot fold out timeline is our best answer (when available).
Both sides of the nearly sixteen oversized panels are utilized, so you actually get over 30 feet of history. On one side, the timeline offers 6,000 years of world history at a glance—thousands of dates, facts, and quotes in chronological sequence. On the other side, you can find charts of explorers, inventions, wars, and significant events of the 20th and early 21st centuries—as well as smaller timelines of the United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, China, Japan and Russia (third editions and after also include Mexico, Brazil, and Poland, among others). All of these offer a quick glimpse of the dynasties and rulers of the countries over the last several centuries.
Based on the famous and now very rare Victorian wallchart from 1890, with much material specially reproduced from the world famous British Library held in the British Museum, London. The original is very specifically from a Christian perspective. While this one has been secularized to a degree, it still has much to offer. Another thing to like about the 6th edition is that it has removed the evolutionary panel at the beginning of the timeline, replacing it with one that has Adam & Eve.
Completely revised and updated to the end of 2016
- Improved illustrations to the stream of time
- Country panels have all been updated with latest USA Presidential changes, Presidents of republics and royalty
- More country panels available for customer selection if needed, all updated to 2016
- New gatefold flap with significant historical events
A better look:
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