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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... the railroad line connecting at the Hagia Sophia Wagner's second wife, coma-
free 14-inch Turkestan and Siberia, opened in Istanbul d.(b. 1837) Schmidt mirror
Youth Hostels Association founded in Great (contd) (contd) (contd) (contd) w f.
1908) Roy Eldridge, Amer. jazz trumpeter, (contd) Nobel Prize for Economics:
Trygve Haavelmo (Norw.) for pioneering work in economic forecasting Nobel
Prize for Physiology and Medicine: J. M. Bishop and H. E. Varmus (both U.S.) for
Amer. founder of Wang laboratographs by the composer. E. Taylor (Can.), J. I.
Friedries, d. (b. 1919) late Robert d.(b. 1900) man and H. W. Kendall (both James
"Buster" Douglas defeats Mike Tyson Mapplethorpe is Sammy Davis, Jr., (contd)
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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