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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1861) Constitutions for Wiirttemberg and Hanover Alabama becomes a state of
the U.S. Simon Bolivar becomes President of Colombia George Eliot (Mary Ann
Evans), Eng. Grammar" Georg Hermes: novelist, b. (d. 1880) Theodor Fontane ...
1756) Gogol: "The Government Inspector," comedy Bret Harte, Amer. novelist, b. (
d. 1902) Orpheus C. Kerr (R. H. Newell), Amer. humorist, b. (d. 1901) Alfred de
Musset : "Confession d'un enfant du siecle," autobiographical novel Fritz Reuter,
1821) Ethel M. Dell, Eng. novelist, b. (d. 1939) P. G. Wodehouse. Eng. author. b. (
d. 1975) Asta Nielsen, Swed. film star. b. (d. 1972) The first of all cabarets, "Chat
Noir," Paris, Edward Tylor: "Anthropology" Persecution of Jews in James A, ...
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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