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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SCIENCE , TECHNOLOGY , GROWTH E . VISUAL ARTS G . NA DAILY LIFE Pay
MUSIC Eng . trading post established in Bengal Jacopo Peri , Ital . composer and
inventor of the recitative , d . ( b . 1561 ) Jacques Callot : “ Les Grandes Misères ...
... established in London Deutscher Fussballverein , Hanover , founded Electric
street lighting is introduced in London First European crematorium established at
Gotha , Germany Fur farming begun in Canada Paris World Exhibition Salvation
1820 ) 122 , 000 telephones in use in Great Britain U . S . Postal Savings
program established The Eng . wife poisoner , H . H . Crippen , executed First
labour exchanges open in Britain Manhattan Bridge , N . Y . , completed ( begun
1901 ) ...
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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