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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1805) York; at the same time "Prisoners from Alexander Glazunov, John Wesley
Hyatt invents composition professionalism appears the Front," Russ. composer,
billiard ball, replacing ivory Nottingham pawnbroker William paintings b. (d.
Eng. biologist and philosopher. b. (d. 1975) Erwin Schrodinger, Aust. physicist,
1933 Nobel Prize, b.(d. 1961) Edison and Swan combine to produce Ediswan
electrical lamps H. W. Goodwin invents celluloid film DAILY LIFE >i L. L.
U.S. boxing Robert Newman arranges the first Promenade Concerts at Queen's
Hall, London; conductor: Henry J. Wood invent a motion-picture champion, b. (d.
1983) Peter Latham (Great Britain) camera Konstantin Isiolkovski becomes world
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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