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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1490 ) French attempt to colonize Florida John Hawkins makes his first journey to
the New World : begins slave trade between Guinea and West Indies Milled coins
introduced in England Plague in Paris William Byrd made organist at Lincoln ...
1637 ) Handel in Venice ; meeting with Domenico Scarlatti Great Ger . organ
builder Gottfried Silbermann ( 1683 – 1753 ) builds first organ at Frauenstein ,
Saxony Billiards introduced in Berlin coffeehouses Last eruption of Mount
1873 ) Municipal Councils introduced in Prussia Chateaubriand : " Les Aventures
du dernier Abencérage " ( published 1826 ) Goethe : “ Faust , ” part I Kleist : " Das
Kätchen von Heilbronn " Oehlenschläger ( 1779 - 1850 ) : " Hakon Jarl , " Dan ...
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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