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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... educational texts , instructions for grammatical translation of Sumerian texts
into a Semitic language Tyrtaeus and Mimnermus , Greek poets , write elegies ,
love and war songs Stesichorus of Sicily , known as creator of heroic ballad
1752 ) Hannah More , Eng . religious writer , d . ( b . 1745 ) Edward Bouverie
Pusey ( 1800—1882 ) begins his association with the Oxford Movement The Ger .
Zollverein ( customs union ) begins to operate Lord Grenville , Brit . statesman , d
1762 ) Emile Gaboriau , Fr. writer of detective fiction , b . ( d . 1873 ) Mrs. ...
Federal Diet bans the books of Heine , Börne , Gutzkow , and other “ Young
Germany ” writers Giosuè Carducci , Ital . poet , 1906 Nobel Prize , b . ( d . 1907 )
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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