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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... Tucson , Ariz . , and the 150 - inch instrument at the Inter - American
Observatory , Cerro Tololo , Chile , are completed TV sets in use throughout the
world estimated at 231 million The U . S . Open Tennis Championship at Forest
Hills , N . Y .
... columnist on etiquette , d . ( b . 1908 ) Jimmy Connors ( U . S . ) wins
Wimbledon , Australian , and U . S . Open men ' s singles tennis championships ;
Billie Jean King ( U . S . ) captures her fourth U . S . Open women ' s singles
... women ' s singles tennis championship Manuel Orantes ( Sp . ) wins U . S .
Open and Canadian Open men ' s singles tennis championships ; Sweden takes
the Davis Cup Cincinnati Reds defeat Boston Red Sox , 4 games to 3 , to win
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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