The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events
The classic history reference, brough completely up to date, linking more than 30,000 events in an overview of 7,000 years of civilization. The Timetables of History is an indispensable resource that distills the essence of civilization, highlighting significant moments in history, politics, philosophy, religion, art, science and technology. 2 color throughout.
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... of cyclotron Southern California wins Rose Bowl "Gone With the Wind," New
York Philip Levine and Rufus football game, 7-3, from Duke Academy Award (
Selznick); Popular songs: "God Stetson (both U.S.) New York (AL) defeats
1867) Lieder" Ferdinand Porsche for continued military draft Films: "Hamlet,"
Umberto Giordano, Ital. (Germany) builds the (—1973) Academy Award operatic
composer. "Porsche 356" car "Citation," Eddie Arcaro up, wins (Olivier); "The Red
... Qj TECHNOLOGY, Academy Award; "Topkapi" (Peter Ustinov) GROWTH
Elizabeth Taylor divorces Eddie Fisher and, 10 days later, weds Richard Burton
Peter Lorre d. (b. 1905) Goya's portrait of the Malcolm Soviet astronaut Duke of ...
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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