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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19) William Drummond of Maryland Assembly passes act of toleration, professing
belief in the Holy Trinity 1649 Hawthornden, Scot, author, Charles I beheaded (
Jan. 30); Prince of Wales, in exile at The Hague, takes title Charles II and is ...
1893) Francis II, becomes Emperor of Austria Robert Browning: "Paracelsus"
Edward Caird, Scot, philosopher, (abdicates in 1848) Bulwer-Lytton: "Rienzi,"
novel master of Balliol College, Christian Gunther von Bernstorff, Prussian
1894) the earth "American 1841 sculptor T. J. Dibdin, Eng. prolific Scot, surgeon
James Braid (1795—1860) discovers Museum," an (Chantrey musician and
dramatist, hypnosis exhibition of freaks, Bequest), d.(b. 1771) Austin de Candolle,
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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