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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1909 ) Bestseller : Dickens , “ The Old Curiosity Shop " Juliana Horatia Ewing ,
Eng . writer of children ' s books , b . ( d . 1885 ) Jeremias Gotthelf ( 1797 - 1854 )
: “ Uli der Knecht " ( “ Uli the Farmhand " ) , Swiss folk tale Edward Rowland Hill ...
( d . 1916 ) William H . Prescott : “ History of the Conquest of Mexico " Peter
Rosegger , Aust . writer and poet , b . ( d . 1918 ) Robert Southey , Eng . poet
laureate , d . ( b . 1774 ) Bertha von Suttner , Aust . writer and pacifist , 1905
Nobel Peace ...
1879 ) Erle Stanley Gardner , Amer . writer , creator of “ Perry Mason , ” d . ( b .
1889 ) Francis Parkinson Keyes , Amer . writer , d . ( b . 1885 ) Gypsy Rose Lee ,
Amer . dancer and writer , d . ( b . 1914 ) François Mauriac , Fr . author , d . ( b .
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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