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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... in 41 hours Stakes and Kentucky Derby Paul Nash: "Cinetic," anthem George
Washington Bridge, St. Louis (NL) wins World Series, defeating Eng. abstract
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... 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
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... wins Preakness Stakes and Kentucky Derby Southern California wins Rose
Bowl football game, 29—0, against Washington More than 165 killed and 175
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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