WorldCat Identities

Newton, Michael 1951-

Overview
Works: 120 works in 383 publications in 3 languages and 21,062 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  History  Biography  Dictionaries  Case studies  True crime stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Photographer
Classifications: HS2330.K63, 322.420973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Newton
The encyclopedia of serial killers by Michael Newton( Book )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide case histories of individual serial killers from throughout history, as well as essays on general topics related to serial murder
The Ku Klux Klan : an encyclopedia by Michael Newton( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia of short articles on the history, individuals (both victims and opponents, and members), geographic locations, foreign Klans, and other informational topics pertaining to the Klan and their activities
The encyclopedia of unsolved crimes by Michael Newton( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extensive survey of recent unsolved crimes that have baffled detectives and law-enforcement agencies is a resource for amateur sleuths, crime writers, and law-enforcement professionals alike. More than 500 entries examine many of the most disturbing cases from around the world during the 19th and 20th centuries, including murders, robberies, missing persons, kidnappings, serial killers, and more. Each entry provides an overview of the crime, the parties involved, evidence gathered, and leading theories about solutions." "Written in an A-to-Z format and with more than 50 photographs, The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes is a reference for the study of the underworld's greatest mysteries."--Jacket
The encyclopedia of high-tech crime and crime-fighting by Michael Newton( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With some 400 entries, this reference examines the crimes, criminals, and crime-fighting techniques resulting from modern high-tech innovations, covering everything from software pirates to airport security, cell phone fraud, identity theft, and designers drugs. Other topics are traditional crime and high-tech tools, satellite surveillance, computer viruses, and chemical and biological weapons. B & w photos are included. Newton has written other crime encyclopedias
The Ku Klux Klan : history, organization, language, influence and activities of America's most notorious secret society by Michael Newton( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This monumental reference work is a comprehensive guide to the Ku Klux Klan. It begins with a brief history of the KKK, from antebellum predecessors to the present day. Appendices provide a KKK timeline and reproductions of several key Klan documents"--Provided by publisher
The FBI encyclopedia by Michael Newton( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics related to the FBI, including biographies of key figures, agents, and fugitives, and related programs, cases, and investigations
The encyclopedia of conspiracies and conspiracy theories by Michael Newton( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As controversial as these questions might seem, there is no doubt about the influence hundreds of documented conspiracies have played in shaping the modern world. Conspiracies, simply put, occur when two or more parties work together to commit some unlawful or immoral act - and no nation's history has been left untouched by them. In more than 500 concise entries, The Encyclopedia of Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories explains numerous true conspiracies from around the world and throughout history, while also closely examining those that remain unproven. From the "inheritance powder" of the Medicis to the United Nations Oil-for-Food program scandal, the author details the key points of each case, notes its historical significance, and assesses the evidence." "Featuring more than 80 photographs, a bibliography, and an index, this volume is a must-have guide to the dark and mysterious history of conspiracies."--BOOK JACKET
The encyclopedia of kidnappings by Michael Newton( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed survey of kidnapping from biblical times to the present ; the study of kidnappers, their victims and all matters relating to abduction
The encyclopedia of American law enforcement by Michael Newton( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents more than six hundred entries covering law enforcement topics from the colonial era to the present, including major law enforcement agencies, important people, law-enforcement techniques, and types of crime
The invisible empire : the Ku Klux Klan in Florida by Michael Newton( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of crime scene investigation by Michael Newton( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Encyclopedia of Crime Scene Investigation is a clear, comprehensive reference to this fascinating aspect of crime fighting and law enforcement. More than 300 entries cover the applications and techniques of crime scene investigation, including ballistics analysis, DNA identification, fingerprinting, forgery detection, forensic medicine, firearms identification, toxicology, tool marks, and trace evidence. This book also features many case studies that demonstrate criminal investigation practices in action, as well as historical and biographical entries about key breakthroughs and pioneers in the field of forensic science." "Coverage includes: accident reconstruction; arson investigation; DNA evidence; explosives; forensic anthropology; forensic chemistry; forgery; Identi-Kit; medical examiners; organic compound analysis; spectroscopy; and victimology."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of cryptozoology : a global guide to hidden animals and their pursuers by Michael Newton( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines cryptozoology, the study of animals unrenrecognized by modern science. Presents the latest information on sightings and hoaxes
Armed and dangerous : a writer's guide to weapons by Michael Newton( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The FBI and the KKK : a critical history by Michael Newton( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book begins with their first confrontation in 1922, and examines the similarities, covert collaborations and common goals of the FBI and the KKK. The book traces 80 years of parallel development and the conservative attitudes that drew the FBI and the KKK together, especially in the area of civil rights"--Provided by publisher
The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi : a history by Michael Newton( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since 1866 the Ku Klux Klan has been a significant force in Mississippi, enduring repeated cycles of expansion and decline. Klansmen have rallied, marched, elected civic leaders, infiltrated law enforcement, and committed crimes. It details its complete history, campaigns of terrorism, KKK involvement in politics and religion, and its role as a social movement for marginalized poor whites"--Provided by publisher
Hidden animals : a field guide to Batsquatch, Chupacabra, and other elusive creatures by Michael Newton( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden Animals: A Field Guide to Batsquatch, Chupacabra, and Other Elusive Creatures welcomes readers into the fascinating world of cryptozoologyÑthe scientific pursuit of legendary creatures that sometimes reveals hoaxes and sometimes identifies real, previously unknown species. Compiled by Michael Newton, author of the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology, it is the first comprehensive topical resource covering the crossroads of zoology and folklore written exclusively for a younger audience.''Organized by type of creature type, such as giant animals, missing links, and living fossils, Hidden Animals surveys various beings reported and pursued worldwide from ancient times to the present, in every corner of the globe. In the process, it relates classic myths and legends to identified flesh-and-blood animals. Readers will be captivated by both the scientific evidence supporting the existence of specific cryptids and the exposure of notorious frauds or cases of mistaken identity. '
The Texas Rangers by Michael Newton( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the Texas Rangers from the founding of the specialized law enforcement agency in 1823 to the twenty-first century
Unsolved crimes by Michael Newton( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses such well-known unsolved crimes as the identity of Jack the Ripper, JFK's killer, and the murderer of JonBenet Ramsey
Celebrities and crime by Michael Newton( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the crossroads where fame and the underworld meet, looks at special types of crime targeted at celebrities, and discusses how law enforcement handles celebrity victims and celebrity perpetrators
 
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The encyclopedia of serial killers
Alternative Names

controlled identityBrandt, Lyle, 1951-

controlled identityBuchanan, Jack

controlled identityCannon, John, 1951-

controlled identityKozlow, Mark J., 1951-

controlled identityMalone, Paul, 1951-

controlled identityNewton, Mike, 1951-

controlled identityPendleton, Don, 1927-1995

controlled identityRobinson, Vince

Brandt, Lyle.

Brandt Lyle 1951-....

Buchanan Jack 1951-....

Cannon John 1951-....

Kozlow Mark J. 1951-....

Malone 1951-....

Michael Newton (author) Amerikaans romanschrijver

Michael Newton écrivain américain

Michael Newton escritor estadounidense

Newton, Michael 1951-

Newton, Michael Dawn, 1951-

Newton, Michael (Writer on cryptozoology)

Newton Mike 1951-....

Robinson 1951-....

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Languages
English (134)

German (9)

Italian (4)

Covers
The encyclopedia of unsolved crimesThe encyclopedia of high-tech crime and crime-fightingThe Ku Klux Klan : history, organization, language, influence and activities of America's most notorious secret societyThe FBI encyclopediaThe encyclopedia of conspiracies and conspiracy theoriesThe encyclopedia of kidnappingsThe encyclopedia of American law enforcementThe invisible empire : the Ku Klux Klan in Florida