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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1724) Prosper Merimee, Fr. author, France (Louisiana Purchase) Renewal of war
between France and Britain French complete occupation of Hanover Robert
Emmet, leader of Ir. July rebellion, executed Second Mahratta War against
1803) b. (d. 1941) Frederick Walton invents cork from Ireland to U.S. Degas: "
Spartan Boys Franz von Suppe: linoleum Food and Drugs Act enacted in Britain
and Girls "Das Pensionat," John C. Heenan (American) and Tom Exercising" the
1 ; Britain and France declare war on Anna Seghers: "The Seventh Cross" H. W.
Briggs(U.S.): Germany Sept. 3; Roosevelt declares U.S. neutral; Eric Ambler: "
The Mask of Dimitrios" "The Law of Winston Churchill becomes First Lord of the ...
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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