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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1515 ) Jesuit mission founded in China Utrecht Library founded University of
Edinburgh founded Duke of Anjou sacks Antwerp and retires from the
Netherlands Albrecht von Wallenstein , military leader in Thirty Years ' War , b . (
1629 ) Eng . botanist Nehemiah Grew isolates magnesium sulfate , “ Epsom salts
, " from North Downs springs John Woodward : “ Essay Toward a Natural History
of the Earth and Terrestrial Bodies " Kunstakademie , Berlin , founded Giovanni ...
1828 ) Manchester Royal Infirmary founded Muzio Clementi , Ital . composer , b . (
d . 1832 ) Charles Avison ( 1710 — 1770 ) : “ Essay on Musical Expression "
Sébastien Erard , Fr . manufacturer of pianofortes , b . ( d . 1831 ) Rousseau : “ Le
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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