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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8.5 million killed, 21 million wounded, 7.5 million prisoners and missing; total
shipping losses, 15 million tons (9 million of them British); mobilized forces: 63
million; total gross cost of World War I (according to E. R. A, Seligman of
1969) (James Cruze); "The Emmerich Ger. engineer Anton Flettner, Statistics-
coal production: U.S. 485 Navigator" (Buster Kalman: inventor of the rotor ship.
million tons; Great Britain 267 Keaton); "Entracte" "Countess constructs his ...
1904) Hour of Folly," down in Atlantic million in Great Britain; 13.5 million Roy De
Maistre, Australian Swed. opera, Malmo Ocean in W. Germany; 10 million in
France painter, d. (b. 1894) Gary Burton, 25-year- 'ntelsat 3A, first of new Mexico
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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