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Innes, Brian 1928-2014

Overview
Works: 140 works in 362 publications in 9 languages and 15,733 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  History  Case studies  Reference works  Dictionaries  Miscellanea  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BF1407, 133.03
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Innes
Man, myth & magic : the illustrated encyclopedia of mythology, religion, and the unknown by Richard Cavendish( Book )

36 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 1,141 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
Fakes & forgeries : the true crime stories of history's greatest deceptions : the criminals, the scams, and the victims by Brian Innes( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 728 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
The history of torture by Brian Innes( Book )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 626 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
Bodies of evidence by Brian Innes( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 575 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
Forensic science by Brian Innes( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how forensics can help solve a crime, from its earliest use to modern day techniques including DNA
The Bermuda Triangle by Brian Innes( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 476 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and German and held by 446 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 )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, geography, climate, politics, culture, people, and resources of the United Kingdom
Profile of a criminal mind : how psychological profiling helps solve true crimes by Brian Innes( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giant humanlike beasts by Brian Innes( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 330 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 mystery of Atlantis by Kathryn Walker( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 2,300 years ago, the Greek philosopher Plato wrote about a glorious ancient city that sank without trace beneath the waves. Ever since that time people have wondered where this lost city, Atlantis, might be and whether it actually existed. Students will thrill as they learn about the different theories of, and search efforts for, this mythical city
The Tarot : how to use and interpret the cards by Brian Innes( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cosmic joker by Brian Innes( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the work of American writer Charles Fort and others who recorded events that had no scientific explanation, such as objects falling from the sky, human psychic powers, unusual disappearances, and odd coincidences
Serial murders by Brian Innes( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 294 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
Horoscopes : how to draw and interpret them by Brian Innes( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International terrorism by Brian Innes( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the rise of terrorism from its earliest activities to the terror networks in the world today, and the methods of fighting international terrorist
Major unsolved crimes by Brian Innes( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 254 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( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 186 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( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 113 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!
 
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Fakes & forgeries : the true crime stories of history's greatest deceptions : the criminals, the scams, and the victims
Alternative Names

controlled identityPowell, Neil, 1928-2014

Innes, Brian

Innes, Brian 1928-

Powell, Neil.

이니스, 브라이언

インズ, ブライアン

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The history of tortureBodies of evidenceForensic scienceThe Bermuda TriangleDeath and the afterlifeProfile of a criminal mind : how psychological profiling helps solve true crimesGiant humanlike beastsThe mystery of Atlantis