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

 

Map of history's civilizations' relative prominence, 2000 B.C. to 1930 A.D.
The “Histomap”, a map of history’s civilizations’ relative prominence, 2000 B.C. to 1930 A.D., by John B. Sparks, first printed by Rand McNally in 1931.

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