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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LITERATURE , THEATER Aphra Behn , Eng . novelist and dramatist , b . ( d .
1689 ) Richard Brome : “ The ... 1583 ) Joost van den Vondel : “ Joseph in Egypt ,
" religious drama William Wycherley , Eng . dramatist , b . ( d . 1716 ) Corneille : "
Jesuit dramatist Jakob Bidermann ( 1578 — 1639 ) , published ( posth . ) Dryden :
“ Annus Mirabilis " Molière : " Le Misanthrope " France and the Dutch declare war
on England ; Dutch sign treaty of alliance with the “ Great Elector " Quadruple ...
1754 ) Carlo Goldoni , Venetian dramatist , b . ( d . 1793 ) Alain René Lesage : “
Le Diable boiteux " Edward Lhuyd ( 1660 - 1709 ) : “ Archeologica Britannica , "
on Celtic language Jean Mabillon , Fr . Benedictine scholar , d . ( b . 1632 ) Isaac
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
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