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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1761) Stevenson (—1834) Turner: "Sun Rising in a Mist," painting Honore
Daumier. Fr. painter. Beethoven: Ships' iron anchor-chains Disappearance of
fashion of b.(d. 1879) Symphonies No. 5, patented by Captain S. Brown, pigtails
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1873) Yorkshireman Thomas Lord moves painting Giuseppe Verdi, Ital. ... J. N.
Maelzel invents the Chemical Action of operated press May 1808," paintings
metronome in Vienna Electricity" M. C. C, London, move to Lord's Ingres: "L'
1890) paintings illuminated in dark room to by gas 1822 Delacroix: "Dante and
Franz Liszt (at 11) makes give illusion of reality ... 1738) Stephenson for
Herculaneum," founded Gregor Mendel, Aust. founder of the Stockton- Darlington
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
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