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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... 565 inhabitants First Book of Masses by Josquin des Prés published by
Ottaviano de Petrucci Pocket handkerchief ... Swift development of book printing
and typography ; since 1445 more than 1 , 000 printing offices have produced
1635 ) Rabelais : Book five of " Pantagruel ” ( posth . ) Torquato Tasso : “ Rinaldo
, " epic poem Third session of Council of Trent convenes ( - 1563 ) 1 , 200 Fr .
Huguenots slain at Massacre of Vassy ; first War of Religion begins Eng . Articles
... Joseph 1754 F . 1755 F Black , William 1841 B Black Book of Carmarthen 1150
C Black Comedy 1966 B Black Death 1347 G , 1349 G , 1351 G , 1361 G Blackett
, Patrick Maynard Stuart 1922 F , 1947 F Black Flower and Blue Larkspur 1929 ...
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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