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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... wins Belmont Merion, Pa. national Washington, in 41 hours Stakes and
Kentucky Derby Paul Nash: "Cinetic," anthem George Washington Bridge, St.
Louis (NL) wins World Series, defeating Eng. abstract Popular songs: New
Jersey— New ...
... U.S. tennis team defeats Australia to retain Can't Take It with Popular songs: "
Flat Foot Davis Cup You," Academy Award Floogie with a Floy Eddie Arcaro rides
his first Kentucky Derby William Glackens Floy"; "September winner, "Lawrin" d.
... McCreary up, wins Preakness Stakes and Kentucky Derby Southern California
wins Rose Bowl football game, 29—0, against Washington More than 165 killed
and 175 injured in Hartford, Conn., Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey Circus fire ...
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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