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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1938)* Justus von Liebig, Ger. chemist, (England) begins (-1886) Vienna World
Exibition Major W. C. Wingfield (Britain) Vienna opera, Paris Max Reger, Ger.
composer, d. (b. 1803) Aust. explorers Payer and b. (d. 1916) Sergei
2 Enrico Caruso makes his first phonograph recording TECHNOLOGY, GROWTH
Following a "century of steam," the "century of electricity" begins Max Planck: "
Laws of Radiation" The hormone adrenalin first isolated Marconi transmits ...
Foreign Minister Austro-Ger. convention acknowledges Aust. independence
Spanish Civil War begins in July; Junta de Defensa Nacional set up in Burgos;
Franco captures Badajoz; Franco appointed Chief of State by the insurgents in
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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