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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The present arithmetical notation brought into Europe by the Arabs Building of St.
Mark's , Venice , begins Earliest mention of Billingsgate Wharf , London Building
of Mainz Cathedral begins Monastery church at Cluny Organ with 400 pipes at ...
Last silver pennies minted in London André Le Nôtre designs park and gardens
of Versailles Louis XIV begins to build ... Rome Pieter de Hooch : “ At the Linen
Closet " Building of Castle Nymphenburg , near Munich ( -1728 ) Poussin : “ The
... in the Rain ” ; “ Moanin ' Low " State Building in New York City ( –1931 ) Lt.
James Doolittle pilots airplane solely using instruments Astronomer Edward
Hubble measures large red shifts in the spectra of extragalactic nebulae
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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