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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Rome Strasbourg Cathedral A public lottery held in France Francois Clouet (
1516-1572), son of Jean Clouet, becomes court painter to King Francis 1 Orfeo
Vecchi, Ital. composer, b.(d. before 1604) G. L. de Cardenas discovers the Grand
1887) Auber: "Le Domino noir," Paris, Opera- Comique Mily Balakirev, Russ.
composer, founder of the "Great Five" group, b. (d. 1910) Berlioz: "Grande Messe
des Morts," Op. 5, Paris Theodore Dubois, Fr. composer and organist, b. (d.
1990) Arrigo Boito, Ital. composer and librettist, d. (b. 1842) Claude Debussy. Fr.
impressionist composer, d. (b. 1862) Gottfried von Einem. Aust. composer, b.
Rudolf Friml: "Sometime." New York Jerome Kern: "Rock-a-Bye Baby." New York
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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