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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... more than approximate accuracy " Battista Guarini : “ Il Pastor fido , " pastoral
play , published Edmund Spenser : " The ... morality play Henry IV of France
excommunicated by Pope Gregory XIV Dmitri , son of Ivan the Terrible ,
1837 ) George Meredith , Eng . novelist , d . ( b . 1828 ) Maeterlinck : " L ' Oiseau
bleu , " fairy - tale play J . M . Synge : “ Deirdre of the Sorrows " Apollinaire : “ L '
Enchanteur pourrissant " H . G . Wells : “ Tono - Bungay ” . Detlev von Liliencron ...
... London ( " We Never Close " ) , closes as nonstop vaudeville John Osborne : “
Inadmissible Evidence , ” play Peter Schaffer : “ The Royal Hunt of the Sun ”
Zanzibar declared a republic ; sultan banished ; Zanzibar unites with Tanganyika
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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