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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... Duke of Burgundy , son of Maximilian I , marries Juana , heiress of Spain Juan
del Encina : “ Cancionero , " Easter play ... the rebels ; captured by royalist troops
at Taunton King Manuel of Portugal marries Infanta Isabella of Spain King John ...
HISTORY , POLITICS PHILOSOPHY , Å LEARNING U Archduke Charles ( at 16 )
, later Emperor Charles V , succeeds as King of Spain on death of Ferdinand II
Concordat of Bologna between Pope Leo X and Francis I ; France secures ...
1865 ) Ecuador gains independence from Spain Thomas Campbell : " Gertrude
of Wyoming " Chateaubriand : “ Les Martyrs ” Edward Fitzgerald , Eng . poet , b . (
d . 1883 ) Goethe : “ Die Wahlverwandtschaften " ( “ The Elective Affinities " ) ...
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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