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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... also first epic Sidon tales of Gilgamesh (see -1200, Neolithic settlements in
Crete Height of Danubian culture Gilgamesh Epic) Sumerian cuneiform writing
Beginning of the period of the "Sage Kings" in China Old Kingdom of Egypt, 3rd
to 6th ...
... period in Crete Reports of first Babylonia uses highly developed Babylon
becomes Bronze Age in Britain trumpets being geometry as basis for astronomic
capital of the -2000 Huangho culture in China played in measurements; knows
... Communist China; U.S.S.R. and Ray Bradbury: "The Martian Chronicles" A. L.
Rowse: "The 1950 Communist China ... and England of resumes presidency of
Nationalist China; Communist into the Trees" Elizabeth" China's forces occupy ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
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