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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Each of us-with the help of parents, grandparents, friends, teachers, historians,
and others— goes fishing in that stream. And we usually come up with what we
knew, or strongly suspected, was already there. One of the purposes of this book
1731) Drury Lane Theatre, London, Wissenschaftslehre" Edward Gibbon, Eng.
historian, Habeas Corpus Act suspended in Britain (—1804) reopened Goethe: "
Reinecke Fuchs," d. (b. 1737) Thomas Paine: "The Age of "Whiskey Insurrection"
1855) Byron: "The Siege of Corinth" Samuel Taylor Coleridge: "Kubla Khan"
historian, b. (d. 1882) Nikolai Karamzin: "History of the Argentina declared
independent Russian Empire" Prince Metternich opens Diet of Ger.
Confederation at ...
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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