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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PHILOSOPHY, S LEARNING W Defensive alliance between France and Bavaria
Augustus II, future Elector of Saxony and King of William Congreve, Eng.
dramatist, Cardinal Emilio Altieri 1670 b. (d. 1729) Corneille: "Tite et Berenice,"
1923 B Who's Who 1849 C Why Ireland Was Not Entirely Subdued 1612 C Why
Johnny Can't Read 1955 B Whymper, Edward 1840 F Whytbroke, William 1568 E
Whyte, W. H. 1956 C Why We Can't Wait 1964 B Wichmann, Heinz 1959 G ...
Williams, Tennessee 1914 B, 1944 B, 1947 B, 1948 B, 1950 B, 1951 B, 1953 B,
1954 B, 1962 B Williams, Thomas 1975 B Williams, William Carlos 1963 B
Williamson, Henry 1927 B, 1969 B Williamson, Malcolm 1965 E Willibald
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
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