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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Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583- 1643) made organist at St. Peter's, Rome Dutch
scientist Johann Lippershey First checks-"cash letters"-in Ital. sculptor, d. (b. 1524
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Dutch mathematician Royal charter granted to Guild of uncompleted work at St.
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Gondibert," romantic epic poem Yetuna, new ... Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac: "
Socrate Chretien," religious dialogues reconcile Royalists English defeat Dutch
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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