WorldCat Identities

Wilkinson, Philip 1955-

Overview
Works: 295 works in 696 publications in 9 languages and 42,637 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias  Miscellanea 
Roles: Creator, Editor
Classifications: GN744, 297
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Wilkinson
Early humans by Nick Merriman ( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and photographs present a description of early humans: their origins; their tools and weapons; how they hunted and foraged for food; and the role of family life, money, religion, and magic
Islam by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world
Building by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,966 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 )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,648 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 )
18 editions published in 1993 in 6 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides the reader with glimpses inside twenty-one famous buildings from around the world
Super structures by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,419 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
Spacebusters : the race to the moon by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,343 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 mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,313 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
Illustrated dictionary of religions : rituals, beliefs, and practices from around the world by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,161 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
Christianity by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,154 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
Buddhism by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion
The encyclopedia of mysterious places : the life and legends of ancient sites around the world by Robert Ingpen ( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New world : Chichen Itza, Copan, Easter Island, Machu Picchu, Pueblo Bonito, Tenochtitlan
Ships by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 763 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 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of an extraordinary man who liberated India
Myths & legends by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 681 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
Scientists who changed the world by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 643 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
Mythology by Neil Philip ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a full-color illustrated history of ancient mythology from Greece, Rome, Egypt, and other parts of the world and includes creation and flood stories, worship of the sun and stars, gods and goddesses, and more
Myths and monsters : from dragons to werewolves by Laura Buller ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses bigfoot, vampires, fairies and other monstersl
Encyclopedia of ideas that changed the world : the greatest discoveries and inventions of human history by Robert Ingpen ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story behind many of the most important inventions
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained] by Philip Wilkinson ( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 566 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 (154)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
Danish (1)
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