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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1560 ) Barthel Bruyn , Ger . painter , b . ( d . 1555 ) Tilman Riemenschneider , Ger
. sculptor : “ Madonna , " Würzburg Cathedral Columbus returns to Palos ; leaves
Spain on second voyage ( Sept . 25 , 1493 – June 11 , 1496 ) , during which he ...
( d . before 1604 ) Antwerp becomes a most important commercial city François
Clouet ( 1516 - 1572 ) , son of Jean Clouet , becomes court painter to King
Francis I Parmigianino ( Francesco Mazzola ) , Ital . painter , d . ( b . 1503 ) Titian :
" A ...
1922 ) Whistler , AngloAmer . painter , b . ( d . 1903 ) Eng . architect William
Wilkins ( 1778 – 1839 ) begins building the National Gallery , London Paul du
Chaillu , Fr . explorer in Africa , b . ( d . 1903 ) Halley ' s Comet reappears The first
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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