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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1768 ) Ferdinand I ( 1793 – 1875 ) , eldest son of Francis II , becomes Emperor of
Austria ( abdicates in 1848 ) Christian Gunther von Bernstorff , Prussian
statesman , d . ( b . 1769 ) Henri Brisson , Fr . statesman , b . ( d . 1912 ) Prince ...
Liberal statesman , b . ( d . 1908 ) Aaron Burr , Amer . vice president and intriguer
, d . ( b . 1756 ) Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte ( 1808 – 1873 ) tries to bring
about a revolt of the garrison at Strasbourg and is banished to America Boer ...
... King of Rumania , d . ( b . 1851 ) Lyman J . Gage , Amer . politician , d . ( b .
1836 ) Leonid B . Krassin , Russ . Soviet politician , d . ( b . 1870 ) 5th Marquis of
Lansdowne , Eng . statesman , Governor General of Canada , Viceroy of India ...
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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