The Entire History of the World—Really, All of It—Distilled Into a Single Gorgeous Chart

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The Entire History of the World—Really, All of It—Distilled Into a Single Gorgeous Chart

This «histomap», made in 1931, is taken from a page in an old book. It’s an amazingly intuitive way to view the flow of world history over the last 2,000 years. To read the small font, click the map (and then click again to enlarge) for a higher-res version.

  Guest curated by Tim Urban

From Weekly Filet #218, in July 2015. More on: #, #

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