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Kerrigan, Michael 1959-

Overview
Works: 86 works in 180 publications in 7 languages and 7,763 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BL935.M9, 938
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Publications about Michael Kerrigan
Publications by Michael Kerrigan
Most widely held works by Michael Kerrigan
Forests of the vampire : Slavic myth by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Of all the peoples who fought for supremacy on the vast eastern European plain, the Slavs have proved the most enduring. They spread out from homelands beyond the Carpathian Mountains, settling territory south into the Balkans and as far west as the Elbe River. Equally impressive is their spiritual journey which began with the worship of ancient pagan gods and matured with the dawn of the Christian age. Tales from this volume include the vampire whose wretched specter still stalks our world today
The war against drugs by Michael Kerrigan( file )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Provides details of the main types of different drugs concerned, the countries they come from, and the way in which they are manufactured. Examines the historical background and considers the likely course of future actions
Epics of early civilization by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations provide an introduction to the myths and legends of Middle Eastern peoples
Death row and capital punishment by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Provides and in-depth and encompassing view of the various issues the use of capital punishment presents, compares the system used in America with others around the world, and outlines some of the safeguards and explains how they came about
The eternal cycle : Indian myth by Charles Phillips( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Collects mythological tales and folklore from India and describes the historical context in which they were created
The diamond path : Tibetan and Mongolian myth by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests
Instruments of torture by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Ancient Greece and the Mediterranean by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 336 libraries worldwide
The story of the ancient Greeks, starting with apparently inauspicious beginnings as Bronze Age invaders through the glories of classical Athens and the conquests of Alexander the Great
Wise lord of the sky : Persian myth by Tony Allan( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Includes legends of the early world of Persia, the epic of the Kings, Story-tellers, myths and mythology, and more
Ancient Rome and the Roman Empire by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, geography, culture, and politics of Ancient Rome and the Roman Empire
Realm of the rising sun : Japanese myth by Tony Allan( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations provide an introduction to the myths and legends of Japan
The history of death : burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Spirits of the snow : Arctic myth by Tony Allan( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
This book is filled with the strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests and magic symbols of of people who live in the Far North or Arctic Regions
The history of punishment by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of punishment from the earliest times to the present day
Asian art by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Modern art by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Mesopotamians by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Czech and English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
"Offers insight into ancient times through the words of its peoples, featuring some of the most important written records from ancient Mesopotamia, including : the Sumerian King List, the Code of Hammurabi, the Hittite-Egyptian treaty of Kadesh, and the Epic of Gilgamesh, with examples of scripts carved into clay tablets and pillars using cuneiform letters"--Provided by publisher
Egyptians by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Czech and English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
"Offers insight into ancient times through the words of its peoples by featuring modern translations of some of the most important written records from ancient Egypt, including : the Palermo Stone, Stela of Irtysen at Abydos, the Abbott Papyrus ; the Stela at Karnak, Tiy's Wedding Scarab, and the Stela of Merneptah, with examples of hieroglyphics and hieratic scripts"--Provided by publisher
Greeks by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and Czech and held by 159 libraries worldwide
"Offers insight into ancient times through the words of its peoples by featuring modern translations of some of the most important written records from ancient Greece, including : the Phaistos Disk, boundary stone of the Agora, the Aristotle Herma, and the Parian Marble, with examples of Greek lettering adapted from the Phoenician alphabet"--Provided by publisher
Police crime prevention by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Explains the function of police crime prevention, the programs that are in place, and how neighborhoods can work with police to keep them safe
 
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Alternative Names
Karrigan, Michael 1959-
ケリガン, マイケル
Languages
English (66)
Chinese (4)
Czech (3)
Polish (2)
Hungarian (1)
Spanish (1)
Slovenian (1)
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