RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 25548495 LA English T1 The timetables of history : a horizontal linkage of people and events A1 Grun, Bernard,, Stein, Werner,, PB Simon & Schuster PP New York YR 1991 SN 0671749196 9780671749194 067174271X 9780671742713 AB The classic history reference, brought completely up to date, linking more than 30,000 events in an overview of 7,000 years of civilization. The Timetables of History is an indispensable resource that distills the essence of civilization, highlighting significant moments in history, politics, philosophy, religion, art, science and technology. 2 color throughout. Vast and absorbing, spanning millennia of human history, The Timetables of History, achieves a goal in the study of the past that is unmatched by any other reference volume -- it gives us a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world. This remarkable book maps out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day. Never before has progress been presented with such clarity or with a view that fully captures the essence and the excitement of civilization.