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Kerrigan, Michael

Overview
Works: 127 works in 303 publications in 10 languages and 9,765 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Folklore  Biography  Directories  Guidebooks  Genealogy  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Author, Director, Editor
Classifications: BL935.M9, 398.20947
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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 Charles Edward Phillips( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 510 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
Epics of early civilization by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and French and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations provide an introduction to the myths and legends of Middle Eastern peoples
The eternal cycle : Indian myth by Charles Phillips( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 379 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 )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Polish and held by 369 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 )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 330 libraries worldwide
The history of death : burial customs and funeral rites, from the ancient world to modern times by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Wise lord of the sky : Persian myth by Tony Allan( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Includes legends of the early world of Persia, the epic of the Kings, Story-tellers, myths and mythology, and more
Ancient Greece and the Mediterranean by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 314 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
Realm of the rising sun : Japanese myth by Tony Allan( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations provide an introduction to the myths and legends of Japan
Coastlines by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Danish and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Contains information about coastlines around the world, how they change, environmental issues, and tourism. This book is full of information about coastlines, from the rapidly eroding cliffs of the English coast to the rocky shores of northern California and the coral islands of the Pacific Ocean. The ways coastlines change, why they are so popular with humans, and the dangerous threats to their unique environment are all included
Ancient Rome and the Roman Empire by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, geography, culture, and politics of Ancient Rome and the Roman Empire
Spirits of the snow : Arctic myth by Tony Allan( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 273 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
Death row and capital punishment by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 264 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 history of punishment by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of punishment from the earliest times to the present day. Every civilization has had its code of values, its system of laws-and each has defended that system by punishing wrongdoers. The most free, democratic society cannot allow its members to do entirely as they want, for in such lawlessness, only the strongest and most savage survive. No nation in history has valued individual freedom more highly than the United States of America, its people's right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness enshrined in the Constitution. However, this liberal tradition has made the rule of law more important, not less: America has led the world in developing and upholding an even-handed, humane, and accountable criminal-justice system. An impressive achievement, yet there are few signs of an end to crime. Where have we gone wrong? Have we tried too hard to be lenient, as many would claim? Or have we, on the contrary, brutalized offenders with harsh and unfair punishments? This book makes no claim to offer definitive answers to questions that have dogged humanity for centuries, but it does provide a vivid context in which they can be usefully considered. As enthralling as it is illuminating, it sets our current situation in its longer-term perspective, tracing the whole history of punishment from the earliest times to the present day
Who lies where : a guide to famous graves by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Modern art by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 210 libraries worldwide
This series aims to combine a compact, commercial approach with the breadth and clarity of larger format books. Covering art which both creates the foundation of modern culture and modern art itself, the books include Asian Art, Mackintosh, and the Art Nouveau movement
Asian art by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 207 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
The war against drugs by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 161 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
Police crime prevention by Michael Kerrigan( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 137 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 (88)
Polish (6)
Chinese (4)
Czech (3)
Japanese (2)
Hungarian (2)
Danish (1)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
Slovenian (1)
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