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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1579 ) Adriaen van Ostade , Dutch painter , b . ( d . 1684 ) El Greco : “ The
Opening of the Fifth Seal " Adam Elsheimer , Ger . landscape painter , d . ( b .
1578 ) Rubens : “ Raising of the Cross " David Teniers the Younger , Dutch
painter , b .
1547 ) Inigo Jones : Banqueting House , Whitehall ( - 1622 ) Rubens : Portrait of
his son Nicholas Velázquez : “ Adoration of the Kings " Philips Wouwerman ,
Dutch painter , b . ( d . 1688 ) " Filzwilliam Virginal Book " compiled by Francis ...
VISUAL ARTS TECHNOLOGY GROWTH G . 1 ) DAILY LIFE Bernini takes over
direction of uncompleted work at St . Peter ' s , Rome Pieter de Hooch , Dutch
painter , b . ( d . 1683 ) Peter Paul Rubens knighted by Charles I Van Dyck : “
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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