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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1841 ) King George V of England d . ; succeeded by his son Edward VIII Fr .
Premier Laval is replaced by Albert Sarraut in Jan . ; Sarraut is succeeded by
Léon Blum in June Koki Hirota named Premier of Japan German troops occupy ...
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 - 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