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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1890) paintings illuminated in dark room to by gas 1822 Delacroix: "Dante and
Franz Liszt (at 11) makes give illusion of reality "Sunday Times," London, Virgil
Crossing the his debut as pianist in A. J. Fresnel perfects lenses for founded Styx,
1910) Nash designs Carlton House Terrace, Westminster, London Beethoven d.
... (1793—1857) invents ship's screw propeller James Simpson constructs sand
filter for purification of London's water supply Alessandro Volta, Ital. physicist, d.
See Wagner, Cosima Liszt, Franz 181 1 E, 1822 E, 1849 E, 1854 E, 1857 E, 1870
E, 1886 E Literary Anecdotes 1812 B Literary Club, London 1764 B lithium 1817
F lithography 1798 F Litler, Gene 1961 G Little, Jr., W. Lawson 1935 G, 1940 G ...
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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