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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... more than approximate accuracy ” Battista Guarini : “ Il Pastor fido , ” pastoral
play , published Edmund Spenser : “ The ... morality play Henry IV of France
excommunicated by Pope Gregory XIV Dmitri , son of Ivan the Terrible ,
... for Literature : Björnsterne Björnson ( Norw . ) Gerhart Hauptmann : “ Rose
Bernd , ” Ger . drama Theodor Herzl : “ Alt - Neuland , " Zionist novel Jack London
: “ The Call of the Wild , " novel Strindberg : “ Queen Christina , ” historical play ...
1887 ) Harold Pinter : " Homecoming , ” play Peter Weiss : “ Marat - Sade , ” play
Saul Bellow : “ Herzog " William Golding : “ The Spire ” Isherwood : “ A Single
Man ” Sartre : " Les Mots " C. P. Snow : “ Corridors of Power ” Gore Vidal : " Julian
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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