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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1490 ) French attempt to colonize Florida John Hawkins makes his first journey to
the New World : begins slave trade between Guinea and West Indies Milled coins
introduced in England Plague in Paris William Byrd made organist at Lincoln ...
1714 ) Allied British and Portuguese defeat Span . army at Montes Claros and
Villa Viciosa , securing independence of Portugal Philip IV of Spain d . ;
succeeded by his son Charles II ( - 1700 ) Absolutism introduced into Denmark
by Lex ...
... Domenico Scarlatti Great Ger . organ builder Gottfried Silbermann ( 1683 –
1753 ) builds first organ at Frauenstein , Saxony Billiards introduced in Berlin
coffeehouses Last eruption of Mount Fujiyama Cricket mentioned in
Chamberlayne ' s ...
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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