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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Louis Couperus : “ Babel , ” Dutch novel Wilhelm Meyer - Förster : “ Alt -
Heidelberg , ” Ger . play Charles Louis Philippe : “ Bubu de Montparnasse , " Fr .
novel Frank Wedekind : “ Der Marquis von Keith ” Stefan Zweig : " Silberne Saiten
1842 ) Louis Bromfield : “ Early Autumn , " Pulitzer Prize for novel Cambridge
History of English Literature completed ( begun 1907 ; 15 vols . ) Willa Cather : “
Death Comes for the Archbishop " Jean Cocteau : “ Orphée " and " Oedipe - Roi ...
... Pulitzer Prize novel Howard Spring : “ There Is No Armour " Terence Rattigan :
" The Browning Version " Nobel Prize for ... African novel Irwin Shaw : " The
Young Lions ” Nevil Shute : “ No Highway , ” novel Evelyn Waugh : “ The Loved
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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