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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1862 ) Eamon de Valera elected President of Ireland Presidential elections in
Germany : Hindenburg 18 million votes , Hitler 11 million , Communists 5 million ;
Hindenburg elected in second election Albert Lebrun named President of France
George Marshall tries to mediate Arab League founded to oppose the creation of
Jewish state De Gaulle elected president of Fr . provisional government
Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals begin Nobel Peace Prize : Amer .
Secretary of ...
PHILOSOPHY , LEARNING U Pope Pius XII d . ; Cardinal Roncalli elected Pope
John XXIII J . K . Galbraith : “ The Affluent Society J . D . Stewart : “ British
Pressure Groups " Stephen Runciman : " Sicilian Vespers " J . Wheeler - Bennett :
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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