The timetables of history: a horizontal linkage of people and events, based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
Unique, classic, global, indispensable, and entertaining . . . there is no en d to the attractions of this remarkable volume. It brings alive the vast, rich history of human civilization for a very diversified readership through the ages from 400 BC to 1978 AD.
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1755) Lord Fisher, the future Brit, admiral, b. (d. 1920) Britain's sovereignty
proclaimed over Hong Kong Luigi Luzzatti, Ital. statesman, b.(d. 1927) John X.
Merriman, Eng.-born S. African statesman, b. (d. 1926) William Henry Harrison,
1929) Treitschke begins racial anti- Semite movement, and Berlin court preacher
Adolf Stoecker founds Christlich- Soziale Arbeiterpartei Brit. Zulu War: Zulus
massacre Brit, soldiers in Charles de Coster, Belg. author, d. (b. 1827) Anti-
(b. 1868) violinist and teacher, inventor and aviator, Bobby Jones' "Grand Slam,"
winning all Edward V. Valentine, d. (b. 1845) d. (b. 1878) four world golf titles-Brit.
Open, U.S. Amer. sculptor, Popular songs: "Georgia Elmer A. Sperry, Amer.
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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