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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... Minn., sues million 1970 ("Rube"), U.S. Eugene Ormandy federal The U.S.
Open Tennis Championship at Forest Hills, ... Werner Henze: powered heart
Davis Cup "Woodstock" "El Cimarron," pacemakers are Ken Rosewall of
Australia wins ...
... Billie Jean King (U.S.) captures her fourth U.S. Open women's singles
championship; Chris Evert (U.S.) wins Canadian, French, and Italian Open
women's singles championships; South Africa wins the Davis Cup, defeating
India by default ...
... Chris Evert (U.S.) wins U.S. Open women's singles tennis championship;
Manuel Orantes (Sp.) wins U.S. Open and Canadian Open men's singles tennis
championships; Sweden takes the Davis Cup Cincinnati Reds defeat Boston Red
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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