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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1648) Bibliotheca Laurenziana in Florence Sigismund II of Poland d.; end of
Jagellon dynasty Turks take Famagusta, Cyprus, and massacre its inhabitants
opened to the public Hugh Latimer: "Frutefull Sermons" Francesco Patrizi: ...
HISTORY, POLITICS N LITERATURE, TS(?) THEATER W PHILOSOPHY, j§
LEARNING W Austria occupies Lwow and Zips region of Poland Mme. Du Barry
becomes mistress to Louis XV Privy council in London decides to retain tea duty
3; Roosevelt declares U.S. neutral; Winston Churchill becomes First Lord of the
Admiralty; Germans sink the "Athenia" off Ireland; Smuts becomes Premier of S.
Africa; Germans overrun western Poland and reach Brest-Litovsk and Warsaw; ...
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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