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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... Artemis , Ares , Aphrodite , Athena , Hermes , Hephaestus , and others )
Pantheistic religion develops in India ( Brahminism and Atmanism ) teaching
identity of self , transmigration of soul ; caste system In China , rational
philosophy of Chou ...
-546 ; taught that all life develops from amphibians First water supply system in
Athens has nine pipes leading to main well Thales of Miletus d . -545 ; he knew
that a magnet attracts iron and that amber , when rubbed , becomes magnetic ;
1855 ) Brit . physicist J. D. Cockcroft develops high - voltage apparatus for atomic
transmutations Thomas Alva Edison , Amer . inventor , d . ( b . 1847 ) Swiss
chemist Paul Karrer isolates vitamin A J. G. Lansky discovers radio interference
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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