Published September 1990
by Rand Mcnally .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Rand McNally Histomap of World History (Cosmopolitan Map) by Sparks, John B. (September 1, ) Paperback Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 26 ratings See all formats and editions4/5(26). Rand Mc Nally Histomap Of World History book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. edition of Rand McNally's Histomap of World H /5(6). Rand McNally Histomap of World History by John B. Sparks, September , Rand Mcnally edition, Paperback in English - Revised edition Rand McNally Histomap of World History (September edition) | Open Library. The Histomap by John Sparks. The Histomap or World History is impressive to behold at over five-foot tall. Published by Rand McNally, the Histomap traces years of world history. This colorful chart attempts to show the relative power of a civilization by changing its width as it flows downward. With the passage of time, it is interesting to compare empires as they rise and fall.
Rand McNally Histomap of World History Paperback – Sept. 1 by John B. Sparks (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — CDN$ — Paperback/5(4). The Rand McNally Histomap is a marvelous piece of map-making. The Histomap is also an interesting piece of historiography, especially for the amount of data included. The graphic map is subtitled “Four Thousand Years of World History.” The design is great, a predecessor to today’s popular infographics. The Original Histomap. Rand McNally takes a chance on a little known, maverick Norwegian scientist named Thor Heyerdahl and publishes his book Kon-Tiki; it becomes a best-seller around the world. Rand McNally creates a new carbonized ticket book that eliminates the bulky accordion-fold airline and train tickets. In the image above, we see a slice of an impressive pre-internet macro-infographic called a “Histomap." Its creator John B. Sparks (who later created “histomaps” of religion and evolution) published the graphic in with Rand McNally. The five foot long chart—purportedly covering 4, years of “world” history—is, in fact, an example of an early illustration trend called the.
The Historical Atlas of the World presents important periods and turning points in 5, years of world history in over pages of thematic maps. Get all of our Historical Atlas of the World products in one classroom package with our best buy value. You'll receive . Initially published by Rand McNally in , the Histomap took the form of a five-foot-long poster folded down into a relatively normal-sized envelope and sold for a dollar, or $ in today's. This “Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in (The David Rumsey Map Collection hosts a fully zoomable version here.) (Update: . Histomap, published by Rand McNally in , is an ambitious attempt at fitting a mountain of historical information onto a five-foot-long poster. Although the distribution of power is not quantitively defined on the x-axis, it does provide a rare example of looking at historic civilizations in .