The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
History and Politics; Literature & the Theater; Religiion and Philosophy; Visual Arts; Music; Science and Technology; Daily Life. Forword by a Pulitzer Prizre winner.
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(murdered by a blackmailer, 1907) Constable : Berlioz: "Symphonie Nicolas
Carnot, Fr. physicist, pioneered in New England Anti-Slavery Society "Waterloo
Fantastique," Op. the Second Law of Thermodynamics, founded in Boston Bridge
1940) Auguste Piccard, Swiss physicist, b. (d. 1952) llya Mechnikov: "Theory of
Phagocytes" Ger. physician Arthur Nicolaier (1862- 1934) discovers tetanus
bacillus Sir Charles Parsons invents first practical steam turbine engine Eng.
Jacob Schick patents electric Maurice Utrillo: "Ivry Othmar Schoeck: physicist, d. (
b. 1845) razor Town Hall," "Elegie," song cycle Ross Institute of Tropical U.S.
tennis team defeats Australia to impressionism Jean Sibelius: Medicine, London,
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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