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Wilkinson, Philip 1955-

Overview
Works: 201 works in 817 publications in 15 languages and 44,024 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Redactor, Other
Classifications: BL311, 291.13
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Most widely held works by Philip Wilkinson
Islam by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world
Scientists who changed the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

20 editions published in 1994 in English and Russian and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 20 major moments that helped shape the course of our lives with accounts of the most imporatant scientific discoveries. Includes the following scientist Gutenberg, Galileo, Newton, James Watt, Louis Daguerre, Darwin Kaifung, Donkin & Hall, Lister, John Logie, Baird, Alex. G. Bell, M. Curie, Wright Bros., Henry Ford, Einstein, Alan Turing, Crick & Watson, Wilkins & Franklin, . Aldrin, Armstrong & Collins
Christianity by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From its origins to the 21st century, the faith of Christianity is explored in this Eyewitness Book that explains to readers different denominations, church rituals, and how Christians in different parts of the world worship. Full color
A celebration of customs & rituals of the world by Robert Ingpen( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores initiation rites, wedding feasts, harvest celebrations, religious rituals, and many other customs used around the world to mark all kinds of special occasions."
Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organized by geographic region and with characters from the same stories and episodes grouped together, this comprehensive book is an excellent reference tool. Legendary heroes appear with their adversaries to set each myth in context, as do gods and goddesses of the underworld and mythical beasts
Spacebusters : the race to the moon by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the voyage of Apollo 11, its three astronauts, and details of the mission that put the first man on the moon in 1969
Amazing buildings by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the reader with glimpses inside twenty-one famous buildings from around the world
Buddhism by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion
Encyclopedia of events that changed the world : eighty turning points in history by Robert Ingpen( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at crucial events in the history of the world that shaped all that came afterwards, from the rise of Buddhism to the fall of the Berlin Wall
The encyclopedia of mysterious places : the life and legends of ancient sites around the world by Robert Ingpen( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What drove the Aztecs and their Central American predecessors to perform human sacrifices? Why was Stonehenge built, how were the Neolithic people able to carry the stones hundreds of miles, and what is the significance of their alignments? Questions like these, which cannot be answered with real certainty, add to the air of mystery that surrounds the forty places vividly explored in The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places. For anyone who has ever been captivated by the mysteries abounding in the lore and legends of the past, this is the perfect companion to bring these mysteries of the past vividly to life"--Publisher's description
Gandhi : the young protester who founded a nation by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an extraordinary man who liberated India
Super structures by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in text and illustrations, the technological challenges involved in the design and construction of skyscrapers, oil rigs, nuclear reactors, and other complicated structures
Ships by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe how ships and boats have been used throughout history, from the earliest trading vessels to modern luxury liners
Mythology by Neil Philip( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers mythology around the globe, from the classic Greek to lesser known Malaysian. Provides synopses of the great myths from antiquity to the present. Various gods are cataloged by subject to enable comparisons of distant civilizations
The illustrated book of myths : tales & legends of the world by Neil Philip( Book )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to myths and ancient legends from the cultures of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania, including creation tales and stories of heroes, gods, mythical beings, and magical animals
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained] by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles twenty of the world's greatest buildings, providing for each the story of its construction, a visual analysis, and an explanation of key architectural features, and offers a chronological history of architecture
Religions by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A richly illustrated overview of the world's diverse religious faiths features profiles of key religious figures, explanations of religious iconography, and a discussion of the rituals, practices, and beliefs of each faith
Architecture by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après une partie consacrée aux bases de l'art de construire, une présentation chronologique propose de découvrir les grands monuments, les techniques de constructions et les périodes stylistiques à partir de la civilisation mésopotamienne jusqu'à l'architecture contemporaine
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBrooks, Philip, 1955-

Brooks, Philip 1955-

Uilkinson, Filipp 1955-

Vilkinsons, Filips, 1955-

Weijinsen 1955-

Wilkinson, Phil

Wilkinson, Phil 1955-

Wilkinson, Philip

Wilkinson, Philipp 1955-

Вилкинсон, Филипп, 1955-

윌킨슨, 필립 1955-

ウィルキンソン, フィリップ

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Scientists who changed the worldChristianityA celebration of customs & rituals of the worldIllustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the worldSpacebusters : the race to the moonAmazing buildingsBuddhismThe encyclopedia of mysterious places : the life and legends of ancient sites around the world