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The 1931 Histomap : The entire history of the world distilled into a single map/chart.

The 1931 Histomap: The entire history of the world distilled into a single map/chart.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2013/08/12/the_1931_histomap_the_entire_history_of_the_world_distilled_into_a_single.htm

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http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/blogs/the_vault/2013/8/12/HistomapFinal.jpg.CROP.article920-large.jpg

This “Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. (The David Rumsey Map Collection hosts a fully zoomable version here.) (Update: Click on the image below to arrive at a bigger version.)

#visualisation #infographie_avant_l_heure #histoire #cartographie

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