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The Entire History of the World Condensed into a Retro Infographic

Yasha Wallin

Well, everything from 2000 B.C. until 1931 that is. This amazing "Histomap" contains every bit of (popular) history over the last 4,000 years since the "Amorites" "Aegeans" and "Huns" ruled the continents. Created by John B. Sparks, the chart was printed by Rand McNally in 1931 and sold for $1. It presented an "actual picture of the march of civilization, from the mud huts of the ancients thru the monarchistic glamour of the middle ages to the living panorama of life in present day America."

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