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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... India Matthias Corvinus of Hungary d . ; Vladislav II of Bohemia elected to
succeed him ( - 1516 ) Maximilian I acquires the Tirol “ Corpus Christi Play ” of
Eger , Bohemia Beginning of development of Span . drama Ignatius Loyola ,
founder of ...
1494 ) Damian Forment , Span . sculptor , d . ( b . 1480 ) Coronado ' s expedition
from New Mexico across Texas , Oklahoma , and eastern Kansas Hernando de
Soto discovers Mississippi River Francisco de Orellana descends the Amazon ...
1522 ) Truce of Adrianople between Charles V , Ferdinand of Austria , and
Suleiman I Antonio de Guevara , Span . author and historiographer to Charles V ,
d . ( b . 1480 ) Perez de Hita , Span . poet , b . ( d . 1619 ) John Heywood : “ The
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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