WorldCat Identities

Canning, John 1920-

Overview
Works: 62 works in 265 publications in 4 languages and 7,340 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Miscellanea  Short stories  History  Horror fiction  Dictionaries  Ghost stories  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: D107, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Canning
100 great kings, queens, and rulers of the world by John Canning( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and Urdu and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persons included: Cheops, Hammurabi, Thothmes III, Akhnaton, Moses, David, Solomon, Ashurbanipal, Cyrus the Great, Darius I, Leonidas, Pericles, Alexander the Great, Chandragupta Maurya Asoka, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Augustus Caesar, Herod the Great, Boudicca, Trajan, Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius, Constantine the Great, Attila, Justinian I, Mohammed, Abd Al-Rahman, Charlemagne, Harun-al-Rashid, Alfred the Great, King Senceslas, Otto I (The Great), Brian Boru, Canute, William I (The Conqueror), Frederick Barbarossa, Saladin, Henry II (of England), Richard, Coeur de Lion, Genghis Khan, Frederick II, Louis IX (Saint Louis), Kublai Khan, Edward I, Robert Bruce, Edward III, Tamerlane (Timur), Sigismund, Henry V (of England), Louis XI, Mohammed II (The Conqueror), Ivan III (The Great), Richard III, Ferdinand V (The Catholic), Isabella I, Henry VII (of England), Montezuma, Henry VIII, Charles V (Emporer), Catherine de Medici, Philip II, Atahualpa, William the Silent, Akbar, Henry IV (of France), Queen Elizabeth I, Gustavus Adolphus, Oliver Cromwell, Charles I, Charels II, Louis XIV, Peter I (The Great), Charles XII, Frederick II (The Great), Maria Theresa, Catherine II (The Great), George Washington, Louis XVI, Napoleon I, Abraham Lincoln, Victoria, Victor Emmanuel II, Francis Joseph, Cetewayo, Edward VII, Meiji Mutsuhito Chulalongkorn, William II, George V, Sun Yat-Sen, Pilsudski, Lenin, Albert I, Kemal Ataturk, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, Mao Tse-Tung, George VI, John F. Kennedy
50 great ghost stories by John Canning( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 great horror stories by John Canning( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about werewolves, demon cats, ghosts, devils, witches, vampires, and more
Great disasters : catastrophes of the twentieth century by John Canning( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great modern lives; makers of the world today from Faraday to Kennedy by John Canning( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unsolved murders and mysteries by John Canning( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a kaleidoscope of true-life stories which will intrigue and chill even the most hardened armchair sleuth
50 true tales of terror by John Canning( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 strange stories of the supernatural by John Canning( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great events that changed the world, from Babylonia to the space age by John Canning( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great modern lives by John Canning( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1982 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The editor's aim in compiling this book has been "to give a view of our times through the lives of some of the people who have most influenced them". He has included men and women whose work and achievements have fallen mainly or wholly within a period from 1850 to the present day, selected from as wide a filed as possible. The short biographies, written by thirteen contributors, are arranged chronologically by year of birth
Fifty true mysteries of the sea by John Canning( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British ed. published in 1979 under title: 50 strange mysteries of the sea
100 great adventures by John Canning( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and Urdu and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El libro recoge un centenar de aventuras y descubrimientos geograficos que cambiaron la historia
50 great tales of terror( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates natural disasters and man's inhumanity to man for those readers fascinated by terror
The illustrated Mayhew's London : the classic account of London street life and characters in the time of Charles Dickens and Queen Victoria by Henry Mayhew( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great lives of antiquity( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great books : masterpieces of all time by John Canning( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1974 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great unsolved mysteries by John Canning( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great nineteenth-century lives( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Europeans: builders of Western civilization by John Canning( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 great lives by John Canning( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Canning, J.

جون كاننج، 1920-

감니, 약한

캐닝, 존

カニング, J

キャニング, ジョン

Languages
English (180)

Japanese (3)

Urdu (2)

Spanish (1)