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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... The Yearling , " Pulitzer Prize novel ( 1939 ) Robert Sherwood : “ Abe Lincoln
in Illinois , " Pulitzer Prize drama ( 1939 ) ... 1900 ) Nobel Prize for Literature :
Pearl S . Buck ( U . S . ) Louis Bromfield : “ The Rains Came ” Bernanos : “ Les
1872 ) Prize for poetry A . B . Guthrie , Jr . : “ The Way West , " Pulitzer Prize novel
Clifford Odets : “ The Country Girl " N . Korean forces break through at 38th
parallel , take Seoul , and reject Amer . truce offers ; Seoul retaken ; General ...
1873 ) Truman Capote : “ The Grass Harp " Ralph Ellison : " The Invisible Man "
Ernest Hemingway : “ The Old Man and the Sea , " Pulitzer Prize novel ( 1953 )
Joseph Kramm : “ The Shrike , " Pulitzer Prize drama F . R . Leavis : “ The
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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