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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Parliament repeals duties on paper, glass, and Discontents" Georg Wilhelm
Friedrich Hegel, dyestuffs in Amer. colonies, retaining tea duty Dauphin of France
marries Marie Antoinette, daughter first Dan. tragedy Oliver Goldsmith: "The ...
5, patented by Captain S. Brown, pigtails in men's hair 1808 Kaspar Friedrich: "
The Cross Op. 67, and No. 6 R.N. Goethe and Napoleon meet at on the
Mountains," ("Pastoral"), Op. 68 J. L. Gay-Lussac: "The Erfurt painting
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La Friedrich Nietzsche, Ger. 1844 Fontaine," d. (b. 1768) Andrew Lang, Scot,
writer, b. (d. 1912) Charles Lever (1806—1872): "Tom Burke philosopher, b. (d.
1900) Edmund Rice, Ir. founder of the contd President of the U.S. Military revolts
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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