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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LIFE ** F. M. Brown: "Christ Robert Schumann: Antoine Henri Becquerel, Fr.
physicist, 1903 The U.S. imports sparrows from Washing Peter's "Manfred," Nobel
7, Nobel Prize, b. (d. 1940) Auguste Piccard, Swiss physicist, (underground
railroad), 1884 Cophetua and the Leipzig Cesar Franck: "Les Djinns," b. (d. 1952)
Ilya Mechnikov: "Theory of London Gold discovered in the Beggar Maid" Rodin: "
Jacob Schick patents electric Maurice Utrillo: "Ivry Othmar Schoeck: physicist, d. (
b. 1845) razor Town Hall," "Elegie," song cycle Ross Institute of Tropical U.S.
tennis team defeats Australia to impressionism Jean Sibelius: Medicine, London,
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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