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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... century of electricity " begins Max Planck : “ Laws of Radiation " The hormone
adrenalin first isolated Marconi transmits ... Trans - Siberian Railroad reaches
Port Arthur Fifth Zionist Congress begins Jewish National Fund Oil drilling begins
Foreign Minister Austro - Ger . convention acknowledges Aust . independence
Spanish Civil War begins in July ; Junta de Defensa Nacional set up in Burgos ;
Franco captures Badajoz ; Franco appointed Chief of State by the insurgents in
... portable military bridge Hans Haas begins underwater photography "
Manhattan Project " of intensive atomic research begins Whinfield and Dickson
invent dacron Ferry Command aircraft crosses Atlantic from the West in 8 hours
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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