The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
Gives readers instant access--year by year--to every epoch-making event that occurred across the globe. For example, one quick glance reveals that the fourth decade A.D. witnessed the founding of London, the birth of Plutarch, and the missionary travels of the apostle Paul. From ancient to modern times The Timetables of History distills the essence of civilization, highlighting over 30,000 significant moments in: history and politics; literature and theater; religion, philosophy, and learning; the visual arts; music; science, technology, and growth; and daily life.
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Military Service Act in force ; Battle of Verdun : Germany declares war on Portugal
, Fifth Battle of the Isonzo ; Allied attack on Zeebrugge ; Roger Casement lands in
Ireland , is arrested and executed ; Sinn Fein Easter Rebellion in Dublin ...
... Jean 1936 G battery 1800 F Battle Abbey ( Hastings ) 1067 D Battle between
Head and Belly - 800 to -701 B Battle Cry 1953 B Battle for the Solomons 1943 B
Battle of Alexander 1529 D Battle of Britain 1940 A Battle of San Romano 1456 D
... 1529 C , 1531 A , 1531 C Zwinglians 1549 C Zworikin , V. K. 1924 F X Xanten ,
Treaty of 1614 A Xanthippus -300 to -251 A Xanthus -450 to -401B
Xaquixaguane , Battle of 1548 A Xenocrates –350 to -301 C xenon 1898 F
Xenophanes -600 ...
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Review: The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and EventsUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
Grun and Stein's approach to history made a huge splash at the time, and really changed the way popular history was written, bringing about the "everyday life" totalist approach that's really familiar to us today. Read full review