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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1917) Paul Muni, U.S. actor, d. (b. 1895) Dorothy Parker, U.S. writer, d. (b. 1893)
Claude Rains, Anglo-Amer. actor, d. (b. 1890) Basil Rathbone, U.S. actor, d. (b.
1892) Elmer Rice, U.S. author, d. (b. 1892) Carl Sandburg, U.S. poet, d. (b.
Pioneer 10 actor. d. (b. 1906) becomes the first spacecraft to d. (b. 1892) Sir
William leave the solar system David Niven. Eng. Walton, Eng. The Soviet
satellite Cosmos 1402 film actor. composer, makes an unguided return to Earth
1906) Danny Kaye, Amer. film actor, d. (b. 1913) Rouben Mamou- lian, Amer.
director, d. (b. 1897) Lee Marvin, Amer. film actor, d. (b. 1924) Andre Masson, Fr.
painter, d. (b. 1896) Robert Preston, Amer. film actor. d. (b. 1918) Randolph Scott
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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