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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The Bulgarians advance toward Constantinople Nara, after Fujiwara, becomes
the capital of Japan China refuses to help the Kashgarians against the Arabs The
reign of Walid I becomes the most brilliant in the Buddhist monasteries in Japan ...
672) Egbert becomes Archbishop of York Alcuin, who after the death of Bede
becomes England's most famous historian, b. 735 Founding of Benedictine
abbey at Hersfeld, Hesse 736 Childeric III becomes king of all the Franks (—751)
22; Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as president Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed
by Jack Ruby as America watches on TV Kenya becomes independent republic
within Commonwealth Zanzibar declared a republic; sultan banished; Zanzibar ...
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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