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Adams, Simon 1955-

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Works: 182 works in 476 publications in 6 languages and 21,643 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Maps  Sources  Manuscripts  Church history  Military history  Naval history  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Other, Editor
Classifications: G530.T6, 910.91634
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Publications about Simon Adams
Publications by Simon Adams
Most widely held works by Simon Adams
Titanic by Simon Adams( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,614 libraries worldwide
Detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912
The Thirty Years' War by Geoffrey Parker( Book )
25 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and French and held by 2,058 libraries worldwide
Leading scholars bring the 30 Years' War to life. They cover the horrors of war (graphically depicted in engravings by Callot and others), the contorted politics of the continent from 1618-1648, & all major figures, from Richelieu to the Habsburg Emperors
Castles & forts by Simon Adams( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
An illustrated exploration of a wide array of castles and fortifications throughout the world, from Norman mottes to Maori forts, including how and why they were built and their importance in history
Alexander : the boy soldier who conquered the world by Simon Adams( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and times of the Macedonian general and king who conquered much of the civilized world
The best book of volcanoes by Simon Adams( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Explore the Earth's core and witness the dramatic eruptions of volcanoes with this enthralling introduction to one of the planet's mightiest forces. Spectacular, full-color cutaway illustrations and lively, informative text will enthrall young scientists
The most fantastic atlas of the whole wide world --by the Brainwaves by Simon Adams( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
The Brainwaves, the zany and informative characters from "How the Incredible Human Body Works," are back with an extremely fantastic atlas. Fun and accurate illustrations bring the world to the reader's lap, in this bright and brain-tastic book
The Kingfisher atlas of the medieval world by Simon Adams( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Indonesian and held by 495 libraries worldwide
With sixteen exquisite maps showing what the world was like from A.D. 500 to 1450, this book is sure to feed children"s fascination with knights and castles, Vikings, Crusades, the Aztecs, and the Incas. Each map shows the major sites associated with a particular medieval theme, with colorful picture icons revealing cities, palaces, religious buildings, farmers, traders, warriors, and much more. Additional feature spreads present in-depth information on the key topics of cathedrals and monasteries, Islamic culture, knights and castles, and the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan. This atlas is the ideal companion to any study of medieval history or literature
The best book of weather by Simon Adams( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Young meteorologists can find all the facts to make a forecast in this introduction to the world of weather
Illustrated atlas of world history by Simon Adams( Map )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
The ancient world--trade and religion--exploration and empire--revolution and technology
Code breakers : from hieroglyphs to hackers by Simon Adams( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Provides the history behind codes and ciphers as used in spying, other types of secrets that can be thought of as codes, and explains how readers can make and use their own secret codes
Household accounts and disbursement books of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, 1558-1561, 1584-1586 by Robert of Leicester( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Robert Dudley, the first Earl of Leicester, was a leading figure at the court of Elizabeth I, and this book presents a scholarly edition of both his two surviving household accounts (from 1558 to 1581), and the fragments of his disbursement books (from 1584 to 1586). The work also includes an appendix of those lists of household servants that have survived. This is the only collection of such information available for such a prominent member of the Elizabethan court, and as such provides numerous valuable insights into the personal finances of members of the Elizabethan aristocracy. It will thus be essential reading for any serious scholar of the high politics of the Elizabethan period
Explore the world of man-made wonders by Simon Adams( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Illustrations and text introduce some man-made wonders of the world including the Great Wall, castles, Stonehenge, Easter Island, statues, the pyramids, bridges, Versailles, and the Sydney Opera house
Religion, politics, and society in sixteenth-century England ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
This volume contains valuable primary sources on the religious, political and social history of sixteenth-century England, only available until now in manuscript form. The sources include: Religious Ceremonial at the Tudor Court: Extracts from Royal Household Regulations; A Journal of Matters of State from the Death of Edward VI until 1562; Notes on the Controversy between the Dukes of Somerset and Northumberland; An Account from Jean Malliet, Councillor of Geneva, of his negotiations with England 1582-1583; and Letters from Sir Robert Cecil to Sir Christopher Hatton, 1590-1591
Life in ancient Rome by Simon Adams( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Learn about the history of ancient Rome and the amazing civilization they built
The Kingfisher atlas of the ancient world by Simon Adams( Map )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Featuring seventeen hand-illustrated maps and containing illuminating facts about ancient civilizations and peoples, this unrivaled visual guide presents an overview of the ancient world and reveals what the world was like between 10,000 B.C. and 1000 A.D
Mahatma Gandhi by Simon Adams( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
A biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian political and spiritual leader who led his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance
England, Spain, and the Gran Armada 1585-1604 : essays from the Anglo-Spanish conferences, London and Madrid, 1988 ( Book )
13 editions published between 1919 and 1991 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Winston Churchill by Simon Adams( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to the life of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during World War II
Tudor by Simon Adams( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
The Kingfisher atlas of the modern world by Simon Adams( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Presents an overview of the world from 1800 to the present that brings to life the story of human civilization around the globe through maps, photographs, timelines, and text
 
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Alternative Names
Adamss, Saimons, 1955-
Адамс, Саймон, 1955-
Languages
English (134)
German (3)
Danish (3)
French (1)
Indonesian (1)
Dutch (1)
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