historical chronology
December 30, 2010 5:20 AM   Subscribe

What historical chronologies on the internet are available for free.

An example in book form (and web form I believe) is “The People’s Chronology”
posted by clavdivs to Science & Nature (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Well you do have the ability of sorting Wikipedia by year.
posted by Virtblue at 5:58 AM on December 30, 2010


My favorite timeline on the whole entire Internet is the Back to the Future timeline on Wikipedia. Though, that's not technically historical.
posted by l33tpolicywonk at 10:15 AM on December 30, 2010


You may find some stuff at the 'Teaching and Learning' pages of the Center for History and New Media website at George Mason University--for example, there's a timeline of the French Revolution (part of a much bigger, explorable resource) accessible through the 'World History Matters' bit. That website would probably be a good place to search for more.

Otherwise, doing a site search for 'timeline' or 'chronology' on museum websites might turn something up--for example, this timeline (not terribly detailed) of the development of Concorde from the National Museum of Scotland. Sorry not to be more help...
posted by lapsangsouchong at 3:32 PM on December 30, 2010


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