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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... portrait Geronimo Cardano ( 1501 – 1576 ) works out Scipione del Ferro ' s
equations of the third and fourth degree ( see 1520 ) Claude Garamond designs
his antique typography Fortune of the Fuggers of Augsburg valued at four million
... of Painting in Rome founded Bernini : Piazza of St . Peter ' s , Rome André Le
Nôtre designs the gardens at Vaux - le - Viscomte ( - 1661 ) Rembrandt declared
bankrupt ; his possessions are put up for sale Jan van Goyen , Dutch painter , d .
1876 ) Henry Moore : “ Reclining Figure , ” UNESCO Building , Paris Oscar
Niemeyer designs President ' s palace , Brasilia Arthur Ling designs Belgrade
Theater , Coventry , England Films : “ Mon Oncle " ( Jacques Tati ) ; “ Touch of ...
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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