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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... ( 1494 — 1566 ) : German proverbs Sebastian Franck : " The Vice of Drinking "
Ulrich von Hutten : “ Arminius “ ( posth . ) ... of Scotland Protestant princes of
Germany meet at Ulm against Emperor Charles Peasants ' revolt in southern
Chancellor ; Germany and Austria agree to President Wilson ' s demand that they
should retreat to their own territory before the armistice is signed ; Germany
suspends submarine warfare ; Ludendorff dismissed ; Czechoslovakia
1862 ) World War II : Germany invades Poland and annexes Danzig Sept . 1 ;
Britain and France declare war on Germany Sept . 3 ; Roosevelt declares U . S .
neutral ; Winston Churchill becomes First Lord of the Admiralty ; Germans sink
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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