The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
History and Politics; Literature & the Theater; Religiion and Philosophy; Visual Arts; Music; Science and Technology; Daily Life. Forword by a Pulitzer Prizre winner.
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1706) Aust. composer, b. (d. 1799) Boucher: "Morning Thomas Augustine Arne:
George Anson (1697-1762) sets Frederick the Great Toilet" "Alfred," masque
containing out on voyage around the world introduces freedom of Canaletto: "
1767) Aust. engineer Franz Keller Balaklava London sewers modernized after
develops tungsten steel R. S. Lawrence of Vermont, U.S., outbreak of cholera
Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) constructs turret lathe Livingstone discovers ...
1961) Exhibition, Paris Heroult (Fr.) independently Amateur Golf Statue of Liberty
produce aluminum by electrolysis Championship first dedicated Hydroelectric
installations are begun played Oskar Kokoschka, Aust. at Niagara Falls Eng.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Diwanna - LibraryThing
I'd be lying if I said that I read this book, but it is an interesting reference to peruse from time to time. Read full review