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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Pulitzer Prize nonfiction Carolyn Kizer: "Yin." Pulitzer Prize for poetry Yan
Queffelec: "Les Noces Barbares." Prix Goncourt Douglas Dunn: "Elegies,"
Whitbread Prize Peter Ackroyd: "Hawksmoor," novel Simon Callow: "Being an
novel Anthony Powell: "The Fisher King." novel Irina Ratushinskaya: "No, I'm Not
Afraid," poetry Vikran Seth: "The Golden Gate," verse novel Patrick Sussking: "
Perfume," novel William Luce: "Lillian," play Richard Nelson: "Principia
is elected New York's first black mayor Vers le Bon Dieu," Prix Goncourt Richard
Holmes: "Coleridge: Early Visions," Whitbread Prize Martin Amis: "London Fields,
" novel Paul Auster: "Moon Palace." novel Julian Barnes: "A History of the 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