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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30 ) ; Prince of Wales , in exile at The Hague , takes title Charles II and is
proclaimed king by the Scots in Edinburgh ... and murdered ; succeeded by his
son Mohammed IV ( - 1687 ) William Drummond of Hawthornden , Scot . author ,
d . ( b .
1793 ) James Hogg , Scot . poet ( the “ Ettrick Shepherd " ) , d . ( b . 1770 )
Wilhelm von Humboldt , Ger . man of letters and diplomat , d . ( b . 1767 ) William
Henry Ireland , forger of " Shakespearean " plays ( “ Vortigern " ) , d . ( b . 1793 ) J
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1912 ) Sir David Wilkie , Scot . genre painter , d . ( b . 1785 ) Emmanuel Chabrier
, Fr . composer , b . ( d . 1894 ) T . J . Dibdin , Eng . prolific musician and dramatist
, d . ( b . 1771 ) Anton Dvorák , Czech composer , b . ( d . 1904 ) Felipe Pedrell ...
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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