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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1630 ) Thomas Cavendish leaves Plymouth on voyage of circumnavigation (
returns 1588 ) Cobham Hall , Kent , begun by Inigo Jones and completed by
Adam brothers Osaka Castle , Japan , finished Richard Hakluyt ( 1552 — 1616 )
1814 ) Deutsche Reichsbank opens First Chin . railroad is completed First tennis
tournament in U . S . ( Nehant ) U . S . National Baseball League founded Nickel
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Quebec railroad bridge 1 , 800 ft . long , completed Imperial War Museum ,
London , founded ( opened 1936 ) Trans - Siberian Railroad completed ( begun
1891 ) " Buffalo Bill ” ( W . F . Cody ) , d . ( b . 1846 ) Bobbed hair as ladies ' hair ...
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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