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Wilkinson, Philip 1955-

Overview
Works: 233 works in 749 publications in 14 languages and 43,699 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Pictorial works  Miscellanea  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: GN744, 297
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Most widely held works by Philip Wilkinson
Islam by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes Islam including its beliefs, history, and civilization
Early humans by Nick Merriman ( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover how the world's first people lived from cave dwellings to the tools of the Iron Age with Eyewitness Early Humans. Learn how early people hunted and gathered their food, which people made jewelry out of leopards' teeth, how bread was made in the Bronze Age, how mummies and bog bodies have been preserved, and much, much more!
Building by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the art and technique of how things are built, from mud huts to city skyscrapers
A celebration of customs & rituals of the world by Robert Ingpen ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,617 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
Amazing buildings by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides the reader with glimpses inside twenty-one famous buildings from around the world
Christianity by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,388 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
Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,368 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 )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,349 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
Illustrated dictionary of religions : rituals, beliefs, and practices from around the world by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book uses over 700 full-color illustrations & clear text to explain, identify, & compare the major religions of the world from Zoroastrians & ancient Egyptian rituals to Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, & Judaism. The dictionary contains more than 1,000 entries & features double-page spreads on major figures & key events. Annotation. In an easy to follow, accessible reference format, Illustrated Dictionary of Religions uses over 700 full-color illustrations and clear text to explain, identify, and compare the major religions of the world from Zoroastrianism and ancient Egyptian rituals to Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. The dictionary contains more than 1,000 entries and features double-page spreads on major figures and key events. Also, related entries are cross-referenced to show connections among religious concepts
Buddhism by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion
Super structures by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 905 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
Myths & legends by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 808 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
The encyclopedia of mysterious places : the life and legends of ancient sites around the world by Robert Ingpen ( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 801 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
Mythology by Neil Philip ( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 779 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
Ships by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 758 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
Gandhi : the young protester who founded a nation by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of an extraordinary man who liberated India
Religions by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 686 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
Scientists who changed the world by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and Russian and held by 642 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
Joan of Arc : the teenager who saved her nation by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life, death, and continuing influence of Joan of Arc
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained] by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 610 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Brooks, 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-
ウィルキンソン, フィリップ
Languages
English (158)
French (31)
Spanish (13)
German (9)
Dutch (7)
Polish (3)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (2)
Italian (2)
Russian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Korean (1)
Danish (1)
Czech (1)
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