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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Alessi , Ital . architect , b . ( d . 1572 ) Hans Baldung - Grien : " Mystic Pietà "
Andrea del Sarto : " The Annunciation " Michelangelo finishes work on Sistine
1732 ) ; ancestor of six presidents of the U . S . Thomas Willis : “ Cerebri anatome
, " on the nervous system Pieter de Hooch : “ Young Woman Weighing Gold "
Poussin : “ Apollo and Daphne " Andreas Schlüter , Ger . architect , b . ( d .
1580 ) François Mansart , Fr . architect , d . ( b . 1598 ) Isaac Newton measures
the moon ' s orbit Puritans from Connecticut settle in Newark , N . J . Marc '
Antonio Cesti made court Kapellmeister in Vienna Adam Krieger , Ger . composer
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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