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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... and Japan King Edward VIII abdicates and is succeeded by his brother George
VI Dec . 11 ; Edward is named Duke of Windsor Chiang Kai - shek declares war
on Japan Trotsky exiled from Russia ; settles in Mexico Germany begins ...
7 ; U . S . and Britain declare war on Japan Dec . 8 ; Japanese sink HMS “ Prince
of Wales " and HMS “ Repulse " ; Japanese invade Philippines ; Germany and
Italy declare war on U . S . ; U . S . declares war on Germany and Italy ; Rommel ...
1890 ) D . W . Brogan : " The Free State " L . G . Curtis : “ World War : Its Cause
and Cure " Lord Moran : " The Anatomy of Courage " Shintoism abolished in
Japan Martin Buber : “ For the Sake of Heaven " William L . Sperry : " Religion in ...
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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