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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... mathematics , optics , and chemistry in Arab Spain Pharmacology and
medicine become two separate sciences Founding of Hanlin Academy for the
encouragement of Chin . arts and sciences ( till 20th century ) Kiev becomes well
known as ...
1894 ) Amer . scientists claim detection of a fundamental electric charge one -
third that of the electron charge ; possible detection of a quark Jacob Marschak ,
Amer . economist who helped develop the field of econometrics , d . ( b .
... 1871 D Science and Health 1875 C Science and Human Behavior 1953 C
Science and Hypothesis 1903 C Science and Philosophy 1912 C Science , Faith
and Society 1947 C Science for the Citizen 1938 F Science Museum , London
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Grun and Stein's approach to history made a huge splash at the time, and really changed the way popular history was written, bringing about the "everyday life" totalist approach that's really familiar to us today. Read full review