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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(d. after 1609) Jacques Cartier (1491 - 1557), on his first voyage to N. America,
sights coast of Labrador Decree forbidding Eng. farmers to own more than 2,000
sheep Michelangelo moves from Florence to Rome Regensburg Cathedral ...
1810) Unification of Port, administration in S. America, with Rio America" Adam
Smith: "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the de Janeiro as capital
Potemkin (1739-1791), favorite of Czarina Catherine II, Wealth of Nations"
Hermann von Helmholtz establishes established painting Nightingale," tours
speed of nervous impulse University of Sydney, Australia, Millet: "The Sower,"
America under the Stephenson's cast-iron railroad bridge established painting ...
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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