WorldCat Identities

Innes, Brian 1928-2014

Overview
Works: 169 works in 473 publications in 9 languages and 15,422 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  History  Case studies  Reference works  Miscellanea  Dictionaries  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brian Innes
 
Most widely held works by Brian Innes
Man, myth & magic : the illustrated encyclopedia of mythology, religion, and the unknown by Richard Cavendish( Book )

52 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major thematic areas of the encyclopedia include: Magic: the secret lore, Alchemy, Witches and witchcraft, Devils, demons and angels, Foretelling the future, Birds, plants and animals in myth and folklore, Nature, fertility and creation myths, Rites of passage, Symbols and Meanings, The heroʼs quest, Legendary lands and beasts, Western religions, Eastern religions, Ancient myths and legends, Folklore, primitive beliefs and customs, psychology and the paranormal, The soul, Ghosts, vampires and hauntings, Mystics, Unorthodox Christians, Occultists and theosophists
The history of torture by Brian Innes( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of torture and discusses how it has been used throughout history, what tools are used in most kinds of torture, how torture is used in modern warfare, and other related topics
Forensic science by Brian Innes( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how forensics can help solve a crime, from its earliest use to modern day techniques including DNA
Fakes & forgeries : the true crime stories of history's greatest deceptions : the criminals, the scams, and the victims by Brian Innes( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive collection of true stories involving some of the world's most famous forgeries, scams, and fakes including the alleged "Hitler diaries," art forgeries, and much more
Bodies of evidence by Brian Innes( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even as far back as the 13th century the Chinese appreciated that at a crime scene, "the difference of a hair" could change whether or not a crime was solved. Since then, criminal investigators have learned how to interpret vital testimony that is written in the language of fingerprints and flakes of skin, fragments of teeth and bone, splashes of blood, flecks of paint and traces of chemicals, a splinter of glass, or a uniquely striated bullet. Book of Evidence is authoritative and informative, and is of help to anyone who has an interest in the science of criminal investigation
The mystery of Atlantis by Kathryn Walker( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at all the evidence, examining the different theories behind the lost city of Atlantis
Serial murders by Brian Innes( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details several typical cases, investigates the root causes that led to the development of the killers' psychopathic personalities, and the evidence that eventually led to their identification and arrest
The Bermuda Triangle by Brian Innes( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes disappearances of planes, ships, and people that have supposedly occurred in the Bermuda Triangle, off the southeast coast of the United States, and offers possible explanations
Death and the afterlife by Brian Innes( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and German and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the rituals, beliefs, art, and mythology humans have used to understand death and the afterlife examines a wide range of practices and traditions--Mexico's Day of the Dead, Victorian funeral customs, the Tibetan Book of the Dead, the burial of Pharoahs, cryonics, and ideas from the Bible--to show a variety of human responses to death
United Kingdom by Brian Innes( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, geography, climate, politics, culture, people, and resources of the United Kingdom
Major unsolved crimes by Brian Innes( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the tireless work of crime investigators, and the wealth of modern forensic techniques available to them, a disturbing number of crimes remain unsolved. This may be because the perpetrator cannot be identified -- or, if identified, cannot be traced -- or because the evidence is insufficient to bring the case to trial. A major proportion of these cases, unfortunately, are of murder, or suspected murder, and this book takes a look at six of the most challenging cases that have frustrated investigators in recent years
Mysterious predictions by Kathryn Walker( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes predictions of the future people have made that came true and some methods that are used to predict the future
Mysteries of the cosmic joker by Kathryn Walker( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of unexplained events and strange coincidences and discusses possible explanations
Mysteries of the mind by Kathryn Walker( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind is a powerful instrument. It influences everything we do and say. We all talk about a sixth sense, or ESP. This book examines mind over matter, looking at claims that brain power alone can bend spoons, identify things without having seen them, or even read the minds of astronauts!
Giant humanlike beasts by Brian Innes( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether reading for fun or exploring the inexplicable, readers will enjoy these accounts of puzzling events and mysterious creatures. Each title examines the facts, offers rational explanations where possible, and leaves the mystery an open-ended question. Stories of the Yeti, Almas, Sasquatch, and Bigfoot abound. Do living links to Neanderthals still inhabit the planet? DNA evidence begs the question
The Tarot : how to use and interpret the cards by Brian Innes( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the Tarot cards, and where do they come from? The author makes a strong case for their origin as a medieval system of memory training, and shows how an understanding of the sources of their symbolism can provide an easy but comprehensive guide to their interpretation. A wide variety of Tarot packs are descried and analysed: original medieval designs and occultists' packs as well as the 'traditional' variety. Many different methods of divination with the Tarot and other cards are also described, and illustrated with detailed examples. With this book in hand, the amateur card-reader can quickly gain a deep understanding of the Tarot trumps, and of the many ways in which they can be used to explain the past or forecast the future. A wealth of color illustrations complement the expert text
Profile of a criminal mind : how psychological profiling helps solve true crimes by Brian Innes( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some of the major cases of the 20th century incluing Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Kaczynski (the Unabomber)
Mysterious healing by Kathryn Walker( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book takes students on a journey from the traditional practices of the Far East to modern Western medicine. Looking at the sometimes mysterious treatments and their applications, Mysterious Healing seeks explanations for the amazing healing powers that people claim to have seen and experienced
Horoscopes : how to draw and interpret them by Brian Innes( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of spies; 4000 years of cloak & dagger by Brian Innes( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityPowell, Neil, 1928-2014

Innes, Brian

Innes, Brian 1928-

Powell, Neil.

이니스, 브라이언

インズ, ブライアン

Languages
English (176)

Chinese (6)

German (5)

Danish (4)

Polish (3)

Italian (2)

Czech (2)

Scots (1)

Korean (1)

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Forensic scienceFakes & forgeries : the true crime stories of history's greatest deceptions : the criminals, the scams, and the victimsBodies of evidenceThe mystery of AtlantisSerial murdersThe Bermuda TriangleDeath and the afterlifeUnited Kingdom