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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1857 ) Virginia House of Burgesses appoints Provincial Committee of
Correspondence Brit . East India Company Regulating Act Prince Klemens von
Metternich , Aust . statesman , b . ( d . 1859 ) Denmark cedes duchy of Oldenburg
to Russia ...
Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn : “ The Gulag Archipelago : 1918-1956 " Archbishop
Makarios flees ; Turkish forces invade the island and gain control of much of
Cyprus Watergate and impeachment : several former White House aides are
... Raphael 1577 B Holkar of Indore 1804 A Holland , Clifford 1924 F Holland ,
Erskine 1926 C Holland , Henry 1745 D Holland , Vyvyan 1967 B Hollandersky ,
Abraham 1918 G Holland House , London 1608 D Holland Tunnel 1924 F , 1927
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Review: The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and EventsUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
Grun and Stein's approach to history made a huge splash at the time, and really changed the way popular history was written, bringing about the "everyday life" totalist approach that's really familiar to us today. Read full review