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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John III , King of Portugal , d . ; succeeded by his grandson Sebastian I ( - 1562 )
State bankruptcy in Spain and France “ The Sack - Full of Newes , " first Eng .
play to ...
1648 ) Guillaume de Salluste , Seigneur du Bartas ( 1544 – 1590 ) : “ Judith " Luis
Vaz de Camöens : “ Os Lusiados , " Port . epic poem on voyages of Vasco da
Gama Pierre de Ronsard : “ La Franciade , " epic poem on the kings of France ...
1749 ) Louis XVI , trying to leave France with his family , is caught at Varennes
and returned to Paris Massacre of the Champ de Mars , Paris Fr . National
Assembly dissolves Vermont becomes a state of the U . S . The first ten
amendments to U ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
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