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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9 and Vice President Gerald R. Ford becomes 39th U.S. president David M.
Jones, Welsh poet and painter, d. (b. ... Tailor, Soldier, Spy," novel Peter
Benchley: "Jaws," novel Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward: "All the President's
Men" W. H. ...
... to the West, clamping down on dissidents and discontent Richard J. Daley,
Mayor of Chicago (1955-1976), d. (b. 1902) The Central African Republic is
renamed the Central African Empire by President-for-life Jean Bedel Bokassa
HISTORY POLITICS ^^^^^ B. LITERATURE, f^] THEATER \&l RELIGION,
PHILOSOPHY, LEARNING ft Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel on
the first visit by an Arab leader to the Jewish state since it was founded in 1948
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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