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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1500) Juan de Herrera begins to build the General outbreak of plague in Europe
kills over 20,000 people in London Escorial for Philip II of Spain (-1586) John
Shute: "First and Chief Grounds of Architecture" Pieter Brueghel: "Christ Carrying
1618) Philip Massinger: "The City Prerogative of Popular and succeeds him as
Mogul Emperor Charles X begins Second Northern War; siege of Madam,"
comedy William Rowley: "The Witch of Government" Edward Phillips: "A New ...
Foreign Minister Austro-Ger. convention acknowledges Aust. independence
Spanish Civil War begins in July; Junta de Defensa Nacional set up in Burgos;
Franco captures Badajoz; Franco appointed Chief of State by the insurgents in
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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