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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GROWTH ARTS MUSIC DAILY LIFE Salt tax doubled in England Kneller : "
Hampton Court Beauties " John Michael Rysbrack , Fl . sculptor , b . ( d . 1770 )
Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach begins building Castle Schönbrunn (
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1881 ) ; succeeded by Ismet Inönü as President of Turkey Keitel , Guderian , and
Halder become the new leaders of the Ger . army Benjamin Cardozo , U.S.
Supreme Court justice , d . ( b . 1870 ) President Roosevelt sends appeal to Hitler
... 1856 B Contemporary Philosophy , a Survey 1970 C Contempt of Court 1966
C Contes 1880 B Contes de ma mère l'Oye 1697 B Contes d'Hoffmann , Les
1881 E Contes et Nouvelles en verse 1665 B Continental Congress ( First ) 1774
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Grun and Stein's approach to history made a huge splash at the time, and really changed the way popular history was written, bringing about the "everyday life" totalist approach that's really familiar to us today. Read full review