The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan

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Simon and Schuster, 1979 - Chronology, Historical - 676 pages
The Timetables of History spans millennia of human history. Unlike any other reference volume, this book gives a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world by mapping out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day.

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Grun and Stein's approach to history made a huge splash at the time, and really changed the way popular history was written, bringing about the "everyday life" totalist approach that's really familiar to us today. Read full review

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Now in its third edition, "The Timetables of History" is the English-language version of Werner Stein's classic "Kulturfahrplan," which has sold millions of copies since it was published in 1946. Translated by Bernard Grun, it has been completely revised and rewritten for the English-speaking world.

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