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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LITERATURE, THEATER Oldest extant Lat. inscriptions Anacreon, Greek poet (-
580 to -495) The "Fables" of Aesop, a former Phrygian slave Greek poet Thespis
has first public performance of a tragedy based on hymn to Dionysus The ...
THEATER W PHILOSOPHY, § LEARNING W Amer. Congress resolves
suppression of authority of Brit. Crown; Washington forces British to abandon
Boston; Amer. troops forced out of Canada; Virginia Convention instructs its
delegates to ...
HISTORY, POLITICS LITERATURE, THEATER Pan-American Treaty signed to
prevent conflicts between nations U.S. bill limits immigrants, excludes all
Japanese Attempt on the life of Aust. Chancellor Ignaz Seipel Giacomo Matteotti,
leader of ...
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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