The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
The Timetables of History spans millennia of human history. Unlike any other reference volume, this book gives a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world by mapping out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day.
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1827 ) George Stubbs , Eng . painter ( 1724 – 1806 ) , works on the anatomy of
the horse Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , Aust . composer , b . Jan . 2 ( d . 1791 )
Leopold Mozart : “ Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule " Cotton velvets first
LITERATURE , THEATER M . J . de Chénier ( 1764 – 1811 ) : “ Henry VIII " and "
Jean Calas , " two plays produced in Paris with F . J . Talma Goethe is named
director of the Weimar Court Theater ( - 1817 ) Franz Grillparzer , Aust . dramatist
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E . Hughes ( 1831 - 1900 ) invents printing telegraph Aust . engineer Franz Köller
develops tungsten steel R . S . Lawrence of Vermont , U . S . , constructs turret ...
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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