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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1894 ) New York Coliseum , with nine acres of exhibit space , opens Harvie Ward
wins U.S. Golf Association Amateur championship ; Cary Middlecoff wins Open
Ken Rosewall wins U.S. Lawn Tennis Men's Singles ; Shirley Fry wins Women's ...
... D. Brumfield up , wins the Preakness Stakes and the Kentucky Derby Jack
Nicklaus wins the Masters golf tournament second year in a row Billy Casper
wins playoff against Arnold Palmer in U.S. Open making him biggest
moneywinner for ...
1908 ) Jimmy Connors ( U.S. ) wins Wimbledon , Australian , and U.S. Open
men's singles tennis championships ; Billie Jean King ( U.S. ) captures her fourth
U.S. Open women's singles championship ; Chris Evert ( U.S. ) wins Canadian ...
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Review: The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and EventsUser Review - Leonard - Goodreads
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