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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Electrola , ” new electric recording technique , developed Nobel Prize for
Medicine : Johannes Fibiger for cancer research Robert H . Goddard ( U . S . )
fires the first liquid fuel rocket Werner Heisenberg further develops the quantum
theory B ...
1884 ) Nobel Prize for Physics : Lev D . Landau ( U . S . S . R . ) for his studies of
condensed gases , liquid helium in particular Nobel Prize for Chemistry : M . F .
Perutz ( Brit . ) and J . C . Kendrew ( Brit . ) for discovering the molecular structure
1898 ) Nobel Prize for Economics : Milton Friedman ( U . S . ) Nobel Prize for
Physics : Burton Richter ( U . S . ) and Samuel C . C . Ting ( U . S . ) Nobel Prize
for Chemistry : William N . Lipscomb ( U . S . ) Nobel Prize for Medicine or
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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