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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1560) Barthel Bruyn, Ger. painter, b. (d. 1555) Tilman Riemenschneider, Ger.
sculptor: "Madonna," Wiirzburg Cathedral Columbus returns to Palos; leaves
Spain on second voyage (Sept. 25, 1493- June 11, 1496), during which he
Ether produced from alcohol and sulfuric 1540 Parmigianino (Francesco Mazzola
), Ital. painter, d. (b. 1503) acid Titian: "A Young Englishman" William Gilbert, Eng.
naturalist, b. (d. 1603) Michael Servetus discovers pulmonary circulation of the ...
ARTS TM* MUSIC Qj GROWTH DAILY LIFE +i Alonso Sanchez Coello, Emilio de'
Cavalieri: "II Satiro," pastoral fable Jose de Acosta: "Historia natural y moral de
las Indias" Coal mining begins in Span, painter, the Ruhr First Eng. paper mill ...
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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