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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HISTORY , POLITICS LITERATURE , THEATER PHILOSOPHY , LEARNING -
Cardinal André Fleury ( 1653 – 1743 ) Chief Minister in France Alliance between
Empire and Russia against Turkey In Treaty of Wusterhausen Prussia
18 ( out of his army of 550 , 000 only 20 , 000 survive the Russian campaign )
Conspiracy of General Claude François Malet ... 1754 ) against Napoleon during
the emperor ' s absence in Russia ; attempt to end war and install Louis XVIII fails
... THEATER Port Arthur surrenders to Japanese ; demonstration in St .
Petersburg brutally crushed by police ( “ Bloody Sunday " ) ; Russ . defeats at
Mukden and in Tsushima Straits ; William II of Germany and Nicholas II of Russia
sign Treaty ...
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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