The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events

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Simon & Schuster, 1991 - Chronologie historique - 724 pages
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The classic history reference, brough completely up to date, linking more than 30,000 events in an overview of 7,000 years of civilization. The Timetables of History is an indispensable resource that distills the essence of civilization, highlighting significant moments in history, politics, philosophy, religion, art, science and technology. 2 color throughout.

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User 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

User Review  - Wayne Arenburg - Christianbook.com

An excellent history resource book for homeschooling families! Lays out in horizontal fashion (history, politics, literature, religion/philosophy/learning, visual arts, music, science/technology/growth, and daily life all year by year. A worthwhile purchase. Read full review

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Now in its third edition, The Timetables of History is the English-language version of Werner Stein's classic Kulturfahrplan, which has sold millions of copies since it was published in 1946. Translated by Bernard Grun, it has been completely revised and rewritten for the English-speaking world.

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