Timeline JSes due online.
Rosenberg, Daniel and Anthony Grafton. Cartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2010. (peruse whole book)
Staley, David J. “Chap 2: Visualization As an Alternative to Prose” and “Chap. 3: Visual Secondary Sources.” In Computers, Visualization, and History: How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2014. pp. 29-89.
Tufte, Edward R. “Chapter 1: Images and Quantities, Chapter 2: Visual and Statistical Thinking, Chapter 7: Visual Confections.” In Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative. Cheshire, Conn: Graphics Press, 1997.