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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1547) Inigo Jones: Banqueting the Late Comet" Jan Pieters Coen, Dutch explorer
House, Whitehall (-1622) Rubens: Portrait of his son Marco da Gagliano: "
Medoro," Hal. opera (1587-1630), founds Batavia Jean Baptiste Colbert, Fr. First
arts IBr9 MUSIC Qj GROWTH DAILY LIFE >i Bernini takes over direction of
uncompleted work at St. Peter's, Rome Heinrich Schiitz: "Sinfoniae sacrae" Dutch
mathematician Albert Gerard (1595-1632) uses brackets and other abbreviations
... Taylor: "Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying" King Louis XIV attains majority Eng.
Navigation Act, directed against the Dutch, gives Eng. ships monopoly of foreign
trade "Gondibert," romantic epic poem Yetuna, new shogun of Japan (—1680), ...
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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