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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( b . 1760 ) Heine : “ Reisebilder I " Josef Viktor von Scheffel , Ger . poet , b . ( d .
1886 ) Scott : " Woodstock " Alfred de Vigny : “ Cinq - Mars , " historical novel
Johann H . Voss , Ger . poet , d . ( b . 1751 ) Peru secedes from Colombia Russia
( b . 1852 ) Sir George Goldie , Eng . colonial administrator , d . ( b . 1846 )
Johanna van Ammers - Küller : “ The Rebel Generation , " Dutch novel Ivan Bunin
: " Mitya ' s Love , " Russ . novel Willa Cather : " The Professor ' s House , " Amer .
1842 ) Louis Bromfield : “ Early Autumn , " Pulitzer Prize for novel Cambridge
History of English Literature completed ( begun 1907 ; 15 vols . ) Willa Cather : “
Death Comes for the Archbishop " Jean Cocteau : “ Orphée " and “ Oedipe - Roi ...
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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