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Infographic: 4,000 Years Of Human History Captured In One Retro Chart

Infographic: 4,000 Years Of Human History Captured In One Retro Chart | A New Society, a new education! | Scoop.it

If time is a river, the Histomap, first published by Rand McNally back in 1931, is a raging Mississippi. In that massive river of time, each of humanity’s great civilizations becomes a confluence that ebbs, wanes, and sometimes ebbs again, each a separate current in a river that inexorably rages down to the mouth of the present day.

Although certainly not modern, the Histomap is still a breathtaking example of good infographic design: A five-foot, roll-up chart that can fit an overview of human history on any wall. Starting in 2000 B.C. with seven different civilizations--the Aegeans, the Egyptians, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Iranians, the Indians, the Huns, and the Chinese--you travel forward or backward in time as your eyes move up or down 0.75 inches. Some civilizations bleed together, others are swallowed up; some surge, others crash...


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Franc Viktor Nekrep's curator insight, August 22, 2013 4:31 AM

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Sieg Holle's curator insight, August 30, 2013 9:56 AM

We can learn from history 

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Curation Tools: The Top10 Timeline Builders Compared

Curation Tools: The Top10 Timeline Builders Compared | A New Society, a new education! | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a great comparison table for ten different timeline building tools which allow you to create curated collections, documents, reports and stories built around the relationship of events, facts and images on a timeline.

 

Thanks to Fien Danniau for putting this together.

 

Excellent. 8/10

 

Comparison chart: http://www.ipg.ugent.be/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Digital-Timelines_comparison-chart.jpg ;

 

http://www.ipg.ugent.be/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Digitale-tijdlijnen-vergelijkingstabel.pdf ;


Full article: http://www.ipg.ugent.be/10-digital-timelines ;


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