The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
History and Politics; Literature & the Theater; Religiion and Philosophy; Visual Arts; Music; Science and Technology; Daily Life. Forword by a Pulitzer Prizre winner.
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1874) Rex Whistler: (contd) Franco Alfano: "Madonna Imperia," opera, Turin Bach
: "The Art of the Fugue," orchestral arrangement by Wolfgang Graeser (1906-
1928) Aaron Copland: premiere of "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra," Boston ...
1848) (contd) Anderson and Millikan, while analyzing cosmic rays, discover
positrons (positive electrons) Ludwig von Bertalanffy: "Theoretical Biology" Albert
Calmette, Fr. bacteriologist, d. (b. 1863) Nobel Prize for Physics: Paul Dirac (Brit.)
1880) (contd) Benjamin Britten: "The Rape of Lucretia," opera, Glyndebourne
Gian Carlo Menotti: "The Medium" Frederick Ashton: "Symphonic Variations,"
ballet (Cesar Franck, composer), London Balanchine: "Nightshadow," ballet (
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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