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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1564) Erasmus lectures at Cambridge (—1514); dedicates his "Praise of Folly" to
Thomas More John Fisher: "The Seven Penitential Psalms" printed in London
Persecution of Jews in Germany; the converted Jew, Johann Pfefferkorn,
1667) Snetzler establishes himself Boucher: "Autumn" Johann Joseph Fux, Aust.
in England Victor Behring, after discovering Botanical Garden, Uppsala, Henry
Fuseli, Swiss-Eng. musician, d. (b. 1660) Alaska and Aleutian Islands, dies ...
... 641 A herbal medicine 1500 F Herbarium 1554 F Herbart, Johann 1813 C,
1841 C Herberstein, Siegmund von 1549 C Herbert, A. P. 1890 B Herbert,
Edward, 1st Baron Herbert ofCherbury 1624 C, 1645 C, 1663 C Herbert, George
1593 B, ...
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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