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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1653) in England Swedes withdraw from Bohemia dramatist, b. (d. 1689) Richard
Brome: "The "Providencia de Dios" John Donne: "Eighty Sermons" (posth.) John
Eliot: Bay Psalm Book, oldest Second Bishops' War: Scots cross Tweed into ...
1694 Eng. fleet bombards Dieppe, Le Havre, and Dunkirk Triennial Bill providing
for new Parliamentary election every third year Queen Mary II of England, wife of
William III, d. Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony (— 1 733) Hussain ...
1859) Francois Boucher, Fr. Ludwig van Beethoven, Scot, explorer James Bruce
Civil liberties, international free trade, textile machines, and steam power lead in
England to an industrial revolution which slowly spreads all over the world ...
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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