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 DAILY LIFE MUSIC Eng . trading post established in Bengal
Jacopo Peri , Ital . composer and inventor of the recitative , d . ( b . 1561 )
Jacques Callot : “ Les Grandes Misères de la guerre " Rebuilding of Kiyomizuderi
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1848 ) ; his career spanned period 1864—1908 , during which he scored 54,896
runs , 2,876 wickets Tetanus epidemics in the trenches U.S. Coast Guard
established by Congress The largest railroad station in Europe completed in
A. HISTORY , POLITICS B. LITERATURE , THEATER Jordan Vietnam state
established at Saigon U.S. completes the withdrawal of its occupying forces in
South Korea Apartheid program is established in South Africa UN warns of
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Review: The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and EventsUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
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