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, POLITICS X LITERATURE, r5\f) THEATER W PHILOSOPHY, 3
LEARNING W 1504 Treaty of Lyons: Louis XII cedes Naples to Ferdinand II of
Aragon; Naples under Span, control ( — 1707) Nicholas Udall, Eng. dramatist, b.
John Ford: "Perkin Warbeck," historical (1591-1643), religious controversialist,
migrates to Massachusetts Treaty of Polianovska: King Vladislav of Poland
renounces claim to Russia drama Jean Mairet: "Sophonisbe," first classical Fr.
First Armenian Bible printed John Bunyan: "Grace 1666 Dutch sign treaty of
alliance with the "Great Elector" Abounding to the Chief of Quadruple alliance
between Holland, Sinners" Leibniz: "De arte Brandenburg, Brunswick, and
Denmark to ...
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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