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 . 1567 ) Samuel Daniel , Eng . poet , d . ( b . 1552 ) Savinien Cyrano de
Bergerac , Fr . poet , b . ( d . 1655 ) Honorat Racan : “ Les Bergeries , " Fr .
pastoral poem Philipp von Zesen , Ger . poet , b . ( d . 1689 ) Georg Rudolf
Weckherlin ( 1584 ...
OC HISTORY , POLITICS LITERATURE , THEATER PHILOSOPHY , LEARNING
Ernst Moritz Arndt , Ger . poet , b . ( d . 1860 ) Fr . dramatist Jean - François Ducis
( 1733 — 1816 ) produces Shakespeare ' s “ Hamlet " in Paris Christian Gellert ...
1793 ) Stéphane Mallarmé , Fr . poet , b . ( d . 1898 ) Karl May , popular Ger .
author of boy ' s stories , b . ( d . 1912 ) “ Einen Jux will er sich machen ” ( “ He
Wants to Have a Lark " ) , a Viennese farce by Johann Nestroy ( 1801 – 1862 )
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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