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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1822 ) Joseph Guillotin , Fr . physician , inventor of guillotine , b . ( d . 1814 )
Excavation of Herculaneum begun First cuckoo clocks in Black Forest district
Joseph Süss Oppenheimer ( Jew Süss ) , financial adviser to Duke Karl
Alexander of ...
... Maria Theresa and Joseph II introduce educational reforms in Austria Joseph
Priestley ( 1733 – 1804 ) : “ The History and Present State of Electricity " Antonio
Canaletto , Ital . painter , d . ( b . 1697 ) Joseph Anton Koch , Ger . painter , b . ( d .
1749 ) Joseph Lister , Eng . surgeon , b . ( d . 1912 ) Joseph Niepce produces
photographs on a metal plate George S . Ohm ( 1787 – 1854 ) formulates Ohm ' s
Law , defining electrical current potential and resistance Aust . engineer Joseph ...
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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