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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The Bulgarians advance toward Constantinople Nara, after Fujiwara, becomes
the capital of Japan China refuses to help the Kashgarians against the Arabs The
reign of Walid I becomes the most brilliant in the Buddhist monasteries in Japan ...
Jesuit Counter Emperor Rudolf II Hideyoshi of Japan resumes Korean campaign
Philip II opens peace talks with Henry IV Re-Catholicization of Upper Austria
effected by play Reformationist, d. (b. 1521 ; Thomas Nashe: "The Isle of Dogs," ...
1841) King George V of England d.; succeeded by his son Edward VIII Fr.
Premier Laval is replaced by Albert Sarraut in Jan.; Sarraut is succeeded by Leon
Blum in June Koki Hirota named Premier of Japan German troops occupy
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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