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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PHILOSOPHY, 3 LEARNING W HISTORY, POLITICS X LITERATURE, THEATER
V# Charlemagne executes 4500 Saxon hostages at Verden, and issues the "
Capitulatio de partibus Saxoniae" Alcuin leaves monastery at York 782 (see 735)
HISTORY, POLITICS ^^^^^ B. LITERATURE, THEATER W RELIGION,
PHILOSOPHY, LEARNING f Indian Congress declared illegal; Gandhi arrested
Stimson Doctrine protests against Jap. aggression in Manchuria; U.S. declares it
will not ...
RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY, LEARNING f 1958 contd C. Wright Mills: "The Causes
of World War III" Garrett Mattingly: "The Defeat of the Armada" Karl Barth: "
Dogmatics in Outline" Pope John XXIII announces calling of the first Ecumenical
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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