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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Field Marshal Viscount painter who opera, Paris phonograph's sound quality
Montgomery of Alamein b. worked in the U.S. Richard Strauss: "Aus Julian
Huxley, Eng. biologist and and France, b. Italien," tone poems, philosopher, b.
1821) Swed. explorer Sven Hedin 1894 Wilde's "Salome" Matthew Corbett:
Massenet: "Thais," opera, Paris Richard Strauss: "Guntram," travels in Tibet Louis
Lumiere (1862—1948) introduced in Britain Baron de Coubertin founds "Morning
1872) Richard Strauss: "Die Liebe der Danae," opera, rehearsed in Salzburg but
canceled when Nazis close theaters Prokofiev: "War and Peace," opera, Moscow
Walter Piston: 2nd Symphony, Washington, D.C. Popular songs: "Don't Fence ...
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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