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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... punitive expeditions sent to Britain - 55 When Caesar invades Britain ,
Cassivellaunus , a powerful Belgic tribal leader in southern Britain , agrees to pay
tribute to Rome - 54 Crassus defeated and killed by Parthians at Carrhae - 53
... by suppressing Tribunate Sultan Selim III of Turkey deposed and succeeded
by Mustafa IV The Chesapeake Incident between U . S . and Britain U . S .
Embargo Act against Britain and France Giuseppe Garibaldi , Ital . patriot , b . ( d .
1862 ) World War II : Germany invades Poland and annexes Danzig Sept . 1 ;
Britain and France declare war on Germany Sept . 3 ; Roosevelt declares U . S .
neutral ; Winston Churchill becomes First Lord of the Admiralty ; Germans sink
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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