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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1743) Ecole Normale founded in Paris painter, b. (d. 1872) published Adrien
Legendre: "Elements de Ecole Polytechnique, the world's Goya: "Procession of
the "Tammany, or The geometrie" first technical college, opens Flagellants.'' Span
3 in F Friedrich Bergius, Ger. chemist, 1931 "Le Matin," Paris, issued Asnieres,"
painting major. Op. 90 Nobel Prize, b. (d. 1940) First deep tube Burne-Jones: "
King Bruckner: Symphony No. 7, Auguste Piccard, Swiss physicist, (underground
5,000,000 people visit cinemas daily Jules Massenet, Fr. composer, d. (b. 1842)
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Eng. composer, d. (b. 1875) Ravel: "Daphnis and
Chloe," ballet, Paris Delius: "On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring" Schonberg: ...
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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