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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HISTORY, V*^ POLITICS X LITERATURE, rSf) THEATER W PHILOSOPHY, S
LEARNING W zones novel Anatomy" 1945 ... Other Poems" (Pulitzer Prize) Nobel
Prize for Literature: Gabriela General election in Britain brings Labour landslide;
1894) Tom Lea: "The Brave Bulls," novel AxelMunthe d. (b. 1857) Maurice
Maeterlinck d. (b. 1862) Nobel Prize for Literature: William Faulkner Fulton
Oursler: "The Greatest Story Ever Told" Norman Vincent Peale: "A Guide to
Confident (contd) ...
1873) Truman Capote: "The Grass Harp" Ralph Ellison: "The Invisible Man"
Ernest Hemingway: "The Old Man and the Sea," Pulitzer Prize novel (1953)
Joseph Kramm: "The Shrike," Pulitzer Prize drama F. R. Leavis: "The Common
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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