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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London theaters open again ( May ) John Lyly : “ Mother Bombie , ” comedy
Christopher Marlowe : “ Edward the ... fail to invade Korea Turks defeat Imperial
army at Keresztes , northern Hungary Blackfriars Theatre , London , opens Sir
... Ohio Union stockyards open at Chicago 1700 die in explosion of “ Sultana ” on
Mississippi River Edward Whymper ... as professor of astronomy , Vassar College
opens first Department of Fine Arts in U.S. Degas begins to paint his ballet ...
148,000 Dr. Marie Stopes holds meetings in Queen's Hall , London , advocating
birth control Joyce Wethered wins the first of her four golf championships King
George V opens new concrete tennis stadium seating 15,000 at Wimbledon ...
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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