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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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 - 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