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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1450) Columbus, on third voyage, discovers The first Ger. pawnshop at
Nuremberg technical drawings Albrecht Diirer: "Self- portrait"; "Apocalypse"; "
Knight, Death, Orinoco River Vasco da Gama discovers sea route to India, 1498
and Devil" ...
Gustave Courbet, Fr. painter, Beethoven deaf Jacques Offenbach, Mitscherlich
discovers Opening of Burlington Arcade, b. (d. 1877) Theodore Gericault: "The Fr.
composer, isomorphism David Napier constructs the Piccadilly, London ...
1824) Sidney Jones: "The Geisha," William Ramsay discovers helium Alfred
Harmsworth issues the London 1896 National Portrait Gallery, London, moved
from Bethnal Green to Westminster operetta, London Clara Wiek-Schumann, Ger.
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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