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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... Antwerp University of Berlin founded King Henry III of France crowned at
Rheims Stephen Báthory of Transylvania becomes King of Poland ( - 1586 )
Mogul Emperor Akbar conquers Bengal Freedom from arrest granted by Eng .
24 ) Heidelberg University Library sacked by Count Tilly ' s troops Potatoes
planted in Germany for first time English attempt to colonize Newfoundland and
Nova Scotia John Carver , Pilgrim Father , first governor of Plymouth Colony , d . (
1250 A Valdemar 1348 A Valdés , Alfonso de 1528 C valence 1916 F Valencia
University 1500 C Valens ( Eastern Roman Emperor ) 351 to 400 A Valentine (
pope ) 827 C Valentine , Edward V . 1930 D Valentinian 1 ( Western Roman ...
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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