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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1887) New York City, needing cash to avert default, Six thousand life- Leroy
Anderson, Sir Robert Robinson, Nobel appeals to Federal government sized
pottery figAmer. composer, Prize-winning Eng. chemist, London's worst subway
1891) U.S.S.R.'s Soyuz spacecraft docks successfully with the orbiting Salyut
space station Carl Peter Henrik Dam, Nobel Prize-winning Dan. biochemist, d. (b.
1895) Werner Heisenberg, Nobel Prize- winning Ger. physicist, d. (b. 1901) New
Pops Orchestra. Robert Burns Woodward, Amer. when another DC- 10 crashes
into a mound. (b. 1907) d. (b. 1895) Nobel Prize-winning chemist. tain in
Antarctica Kurt Joos, Ger. Minnie Ripperton, d. (b. 1917) Cyrus S. Eaton, Amer.
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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