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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1514 ) John Hawkins leaves on his second voyage to the New World Horse -
drawn coach introduced in England from Holland Pieter Brueghel : “ A Country
Wedding " Giovanni da Bologna : “ Samson " Palladio : S. Giorgio Maggiore ,
1714 ) Allied British and Portuguese defeat Span . army at Montes Claros and
Villa Viciosa , securing independence of Portugal Philip IV of Spain d .;
succeeded by his son Charles II ( -1700 ) Absolutism introduced into Denmark by
Lex Regia ...
1873 ) Municipal Councils introduced in Prussia Chateaubriand : “ Les Aventures
du dernier Abencérage ” ( published 1826 ) Goethe : " Faust , " part I Kleist : " Das
Kätchen von Heilbronn Oehlenschläger ( 1779-1850 ) : “ Hakon Jarl , ” Dan ...
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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