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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Foreign Minister Izvolski The "open door" agreement on China between France
and "Pragmatism" Papal encyclical "Pascendi gregis" Japan condemns President
Theodore Roosevelt bars Japanese from modernism United Methodist ...
Prime Minister and is succeeded by 14th Earl of Home (Sir Alec Douglas-Home)
President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Tex.,
Nov. 22; Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as president Lee Harvey Oswald shot and
Carter "to raise your voice" on behalf of persecuted political activists in the Soviet
Union and Eastern Europe Sir Anthony Eden, former Prime Minister of Britain, d. (
b. 1897) Kamal Jumblatt, Lebanese politician and hereditary Druse chieftain, d.
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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