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Wilkinson, Philip 1955-

Overview
Works: 209 works in 806 publications in 18 languages and 43,779 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Encyclopedias  Pictorial works  Folklore  Handbooks and manuals  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: GN744, 297
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Publications about Philip Wilkinson
Publications by Philip Wilkinson
Most widely held works by Philip Wilkinson
Islam by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,755 libraries worldwide
Discover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world
Early humans by Nick Merriman( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 2,054 libraries worldwide
Text and photographs present a description of prehistoric peoples: their origins; their tools and weapons; how they hunted and foraged for food; and the role of family life, money, religion, and magic
Building by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,782 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 )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,571 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 )
26 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,547 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
Amazing buildings by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
21 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 1,504 libraries worldwide
Provides the reader with glimpses inside twenty-one famous buildings from around the world
Spacebusters : the race to the moon by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,448 libraries worldwide
"In 1961 the President of the United States made a pledge that America would send a man to the Moon before the end of the 1960s. Here is the story of the final stage of that race against time."
Illustrated dictionary of religions : rituals, beliefs, and practices from around the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,392 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 )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 1,159 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 )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,037 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 )
19 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 996 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
Gandhi : the young protester who founded a nation by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 858 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 850 libraries worldwide
Met veel afbeeldingen in kleur en korte teksten wordt informatie gegeven over allerlei soorten bouwwerken in de hele wereld. Vanaf ca. 10 jaar
The encyclopedia of mysterious places : the life and legends of ancient sites around the world by Robert Ingpen( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 830 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
Ships by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations describe how ships and boats have been used throughout history, from the earliest trading vessels to modern luxury liners
Early humans ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 710 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
Mythology by Neil Philip( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 677 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 & legends by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 647 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 636 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 )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 630 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Brooks, Philip, 1955-

Brooks, Philip 1955-
Philip Wilkinson English writer
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
Languages
English (184)
Spanish (23)
French (22)
German (15)
Dutch (7)
Japanese (6)
Chinese (3)
Italian (3)
Portuguese (3)
Turkish (2)
Serbian (2)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
Polish (1)
Hungarian (1)
Korean (1)
Armenian (1)
Czech (1)
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