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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THEATER PHILOSOPHY, 8 LEARNING W Maria de'Medici challenges power of
her son Louis XIII of France; Louis recalls Richelieu from Avignon to prevent
revolt, marches his army into Angers, and defeats Maria de'Medici's supporters; ...
PHILOSOPHY, ffi LEARNING JuT 1632 contd Werdenhagen: "Introductio
universalis in omnes republicas," on comparative politics Wallenstein invades
Silesia, defeats Swed. army under Bernhard, Duke of Saxe- Weimar, at Steinau,
and goes ...
HISTORY, POLITICS LITERATURE, ffi) THEATER losses during the year:
1,500,000 tons; gas masks and 1916 steel helmets introduced in Ger. army contd
T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") appointed Brit, political and liaison officer
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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