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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... plant and flower ornaments from Asian art , later adopted by the Romans Ivory
carving practiced in Egypt , Phoenicia , and Samaria Construction of royal palace
at Nineveh is begun Art forms in Assyria become more naturalistic ( contd ) ...
( contd ) Adolphe Adam : “ Le Postillon de long jumeau , " Paris , Opéra -
Comique Leo Delibes , Fr . composer , b . ( d . 1891 ) Glinka : " A Life for the Tzar ,
" first Russ . opera , St . Petersburg Maria Malibran , Fr .Span , soprano , d . ( b .
... ( contd ) Gyorgy Lukacs , Hungarian Marxist philosopher , d . ( b . 1885 ) A
synod of Roman Catholic bishops , meeting in Rome , reaffirms the role of
celibacy for the clergy The Church of England and the Roman Catholic Church
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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