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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share Nobel Prize for Medicine for their work in ethnology Paul John Flory (Amer.
) awarded Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work with polymers Martin Ryle (Eng.
) and Antony Hewish (Eng.) awarded Nobel Prize for Physics for their work in ...
1895) Werner Heisenberg, Nobel Prize- winning Ger. physicist, d. (b. 1901) New
atomic particle is detected by Amer. scientists, headed by Leon Lederman, at the
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, HI.; known as "upsilon," the ...
1903) Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology: Rosalyn S. Yalow, Roger C. L.
Guillemin, and Andrew V. Schally (all U.S.) Nobel Prize for Physics: John H. Van
Vleck (U.S.), Philip W. Anderson (U.S.), and Sir Neville F. Mott (Eng.) Nobel Prize
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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