The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
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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1492 ) Gutenberg prints the “ Constance Mass Book Francesco Sforza enters
Milan and assumes title of duke 1 - 1466 ) Jack Cade ' s rebellion in England The
Incas subdue the Indians of Chimu in northern Peru Mohammed II , Sultan of the
1545 ) ; Alessandro Farnese , Duke of Parma , succeeds as Governor of the
Netherlands Earl of Leicester secretly marries Viscountess Hereford John III of
Sweden secretly converted to Catholicism Mohammed Khudabanda becomes
Shah of ...
... George Villiers , Duke of Buckingham , sails from Portsmouth with a fleet to aid
them in defense of La Rochelle ; failing ... d . ; Charles , Duke of Nevers , claims
succession Korea becomes a tributary state of China Richelieu signs treaty with ...
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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