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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HISTORY , POLITICS PHILOSOPHY , LEARNING Claudius poisoned by his wife
Agrippina ( 54 ) ; succeeded by her son Nero ( - 68 ) Ming - Ti , the new Emperor
of China , introduces Buddhism ( 58 ) Nero has his mother Agrippina killed ( 59 )
484 ; succeeded by his nephew Gunthamund ( - 496 ) The revolt of Vahan
Mamikonian ( 481 - 484 ) secures religious and political freedom for Armenia
Gupta empire in northern India overthrown by Epthalite invaders from beyond the
HISTORY , POLITICS LITERATURE , THEATER PHILOSOPHY , LEARNING
John III , King of Portugal , d . ; succeeded by his grandson Sebastian I ( - 1562 )
State bankruptcy in Spain and France “ The Sack - Full of Newes , " first Eng .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
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