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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London theaters open again ( May ) John Lyly : “ Mother Bombie , " comedy
Christopher Marlowe : “ Edward the Second ... fail to invade Korea Turks defeat
Imperial army at Keresztes , northern Hungary Blackfriars Theatre , London ,
opens Sir ...
1965 ) Japanese courts of law are reformed London ' s main sewerage system is
completed First roller - skating rink opens in London First swim across English
Channel . by Captain Matthew Webb , from Dover to Cap Griz Nez , 21 hours 45 ...
... W . Harmsworth ) ( 1865 – 1922 ) Hannes Schneider ( 1890 – 1955 ) , Aust .
skiing champion , opens ski school at St . Anton am Arlberg Victor Silvester ( Brit .
) becomes world dancing champion Statistics - Brit . cotton exports : 4 , 313
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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