On File TM is our award-winning collection of visual reference materials. Each On File TM depicts complex subjects in a way that both engages and informs students and researchers. These flexible resources fit into every curriculum. -- Instructors can use the pages for handouts, overheads, posters, and testing. -- Students can use them as quick sources of information, to reference curriculum topics, or to supplement their essays and reports. -- On Files TM are available in either binder or electronic format. A Comprehensive Re-vision of a Long-time Favorite Timelines On File TM has long been a successful component of our On File TM program. This edition is not merely a revision. It is a complete reworking of the product that middle and high school students, teachers, and librarians have used and trusted. It features more than 500 new plates and an entirely new organization that closely parallels today's world history curriculum. Remarkable Depth and Breadth This exciting four-volume set offers the most wide-ranging and complete chronologies available and is organized in a way that makes the most sense for its primary users: -- Volume 1 covers ancient and medieval history, focusing on societies all around the globe, in 228 plates that combine tables, illustrations, and a graphic presentation of data -- Volume 2 explores the history of the expanding world in 218 plates -- Volume 3 examines the twentieth century in 222 plates -- Volume 4, Nations and States, presents a thumbnail history of each United Nations member and every U.S. state. Each volume begins with an outline of world history, followed by historical timelines of specific regions andthe arts, religions and ideas, and science and technology that flourished within each region: -- Africa -- Central and South America -- Asia -- Europe -- Australasia and the Pacific -- The Middle East -- Canada -- The United States.