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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1592) Thomas Kyd, Eng. dramatist, Regiment of Women" Julius Caesar Scaliger,
Fr. scholar, Francis II of France Ex-Emperor Charles V d. Queen Mary I of
England d.; succeeded by b. (d. 1594) George Peele, Eng. dramatist, d. (b.
Roger Ascham: "The Scholemaster," 1570 Scotland by Earl of Lennox Peace of
St. Germain-en-Laye ends third civil war in manual on education Consensus of
Sendomir: Calvinists, France; Huguenots gain amnesty Peace of Stettin:
1749) Louis XVI, trying to leave France with his family, is caught M. J. de Chenier
Boswell: "Life of Johnson" Michael Faraday, Eng. natural 1791 (1764-1811): "
Henry at Varennes and returned to Paris Massacre of the Champ de Mars, Paris
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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