Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Maps of War

Much like the animated timeline we covered a while back, Maps of War offers a selection of graphics charting various flows of history throughout the centuries.

According to the creator of the site:

I love history, and wanted to create something that showed the 'Big Picture' of war instead of the battle-by-battle view we always see through the narrow spyglass of the mainstream media. It's all about the 'Big Picture' of history, not measured in years, but in centuries.

Here's one that grabbed me:

Imperial History of the Middle East

Check the downloads for embiggened .swf files.

via Horses Think

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