The Timetables of History, New 4th Revised Edition A Horizontal Linkage of People & Events  -     By: Bernard Grun
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The Timetables of History, New 4th Revised Edition A Horizontal Linkage of People & Events

Aladdin / 2005 / Paperback

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A vast and absorbing resource, this fourth edition spans a 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.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 848
Vendor: Aladdin
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 11.0 X 8.5 X 1.7 (inches)
ISBN: 0743270037
ISBN-13: 9780743270038
Availability: In Stock

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THE NEW FOURTH REVISED EDITION
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

Editorial Reviews

"A unique, encyclopedic book -- rewarding, informative, entertaining."
-- The Wall Street Journal
"A fascinating and useful book for a great number of people."
-- Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
"The Timetables of ™History can give us a feel for the fluidity and many-sidedness of past experience...[and] can help us see what we thought we already knew in a lively new perspective."
-- Daniel J. Boorstein, from his Foreword

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