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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58) her son Nero (-68) Ming-Ti, new emperor of China, introduces Buddhism (58)
Nero has his mother Agrippina killed (59) Nero has his wife Octavia killed and
marries Poppaea Seneca resigns his position at Nero's Sabina (62) court (62) ...
HISTORY, POLITICS ^^^^ B. LITERATURE, THEATER Following years of
violence between Catholics and Protestants, Britain imposes direct rule on
Northern Ireland; 467 Northern Irish killed during the year "ITT-Dita Beard memo,"
1892) Terrorists seize the Iranian Embassy in London and take 19 hostages: after
five days two hostages are killed and British Special Air Service personnel storm
the building and rescue the hostages, killing three of the five gunmen ...
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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