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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1688 ) Battle of the White Mountain near Prague : Catholic League under Count
Tilly defeats army of King Frederick of Bohemia ; Bohemian revolt against the
Emperor Ferdinand suppressed ; leading rebels executed ; Protestant clergy ...
... d . ; succeeded by Frederick IV ( - 1730 ) Robert Blair , Scot . poet , b . ( d . 1746
) Dryden : “ Fables , Ancient and Modern " George Farquhar : “ Love and a Bottle ,
” comedy Fénelon : “ Télémaque " Racine d . ( b . 1639 ) Great Northern War ...
1523 A Frederick 1 ( Prussia ) 1657 A , 1700 A , 1701 A , 1713 A , 1732 A
Frederick II ( Dan . and Norw . ) 1559 A , 1588 A Frederick II ( Holy Roman
Emperor ) 1212 A , 1214 A , 1215 A , 1220 A , 1228 A , 1229 A , 1230 A , 1235 A ,
1237 A ...
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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