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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1446) 1389 William of Wykeham, Lord Chancellor of England Truce between
England, Scotland, and France Bajazet I, Emir of the Turks (- 1403) Hafiz, Persian
poet, d. (b. 1320) Pope Boniface IX elected at Rome (-1404) Robert III, King of ...
1632) Elizabeth I "Missale Romanum" issued by Pius V Robert Henryson: "The
Moral Fables of Aesop" Sir William Cecil created Lord Burghley Pope Pius V
signs alliance with Spain and Venice to fight Turks Tirso de Molina, Span,
National Library Sir William Petty: "Essay Concerning Multiplications of Mankind"
Pol.-Aust. alliance against Turks Edmonde Boursault: "Le Mercure galand,"
satirical comedy Matthew Hale: "A Discourse Touching Provision for the Poor"
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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