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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1965 ) Japanese courts of law are reformed London ' s main sewerage system is
completed First roller - skating rink opens in London First swim across English
Channel . by Captain Matthew Webb , from Dover to Cap Griz Nez , 21 hours 45 ...
Army and Navy Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions of the U . S .
and Canada formed First U . S . Lawn Tennis Championship ( R . D . Sears ,
champion - 1888 ) St . Gotthard Tunnel completed ( begun 1872 ) City
Quebec railroad bridge 1 , 800 ft . long , completed Imperial War Museum ,
London , founded ( opened 1936 ) Trans - Siberian Railroad completed ( begun
1891 ) " Buffalo Bill " ( W . F . Cody ) , d . ( b . 1846 ) Bobbed hair as ladies ' hair ...
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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