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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1881); succeeded by Ismet Inonii as President of Turkey Keitel, Guderian, and
Haider become the new leaders of the Ger. army Benjamin Cardozo, U.S.
Supreme Court justice, d. (b. 1870) President Roosevelt sends appeal to Hitler
1 ; Britain and France declare war on Anna Seghers: "The Seventh Cross" H. W.
Briggs(U.S.): Germany Sept. ... Douglas and Felix Frankfurter (—1962) to the
Supreme Court World War II: Bacon, butter and sugar rationed in Britain;
Nobel Prize for Chemistry: Peter Mitchell (Eng.) Nobel Prize for Medicine: Daniel
Nathans (U.S.), Hamilton O. Smith (U.S.), ... 1982 U.S. Supreme Court affirms a
lower court decision requiring the U. of California Medical School to admit Allan P
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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