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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Each of us — with the help of parents , grandparents , friends , teachers ,
historians , and others - goes fishing in that ... Here we plainly see that the
historian ' s neat categories parse experience in ways never found among living
1825 ) , his son ( - 1889 ) William Roscoe , Eng . historian , d . ( b . 1753 ) Isaiah
Thomas , Amer . printer who printed the first Eng . Bible in U . S . , d . ( b . 1749 ) U
. S . copyright law amended : 28 years , renewable for 14 years Justin Winsor ...
( b . 1768 ) Henry Adams , Amer . historian , b . ( d . 1918 ) Nathaniel Bowditch ,
Amer . mathematician and astronomer , author of " The New American Practical
Navigator , ” d . ( b . 1773 ) Viscount Bryce , Brit . historian and diplomat , b . ( d .
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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