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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Ernest Hemingway: "The Fifth Column" Robinson Jeffers: "Selected Poetry" John
Gould Fletcher: "Selected "Poems," Pulitzer Prize (1939) Archibald MacLeish: "
Land of the Free," poetry collection Roosevelt asks Congress for $552 million for
1862) Giovanni Guareschi: "The Little World of Don Camillo" Harold Acton: "
Memoirs of an Aesthete" W. H. Auden: "Age of Anxiety," Pulitzer Prize poetry
Bernard de Voto: "Across the Wide Missouri," Pulitzer Prize history T. S. Eliot: "
1874) Percy H. Newby: "One of the Founders" Robin Moore: "The Green Berets"
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.: "The Thousand theologian, signing; it was first proposed
by President Kennedy in Days," Pulitzer Prize biography (1966) Ian Fleming: ...
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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