WorldCat Identities

Wilson, George 1920-1999

Overview
Works: 49 works in 186 publications in 1 language and 7,100 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Bibliographies  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Biography  Biographies  Fiction  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Other, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Wilson
Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 42 Latin American peoples by Joyce Moss( Book )

42 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of ethnic groups in Asia and Pacific Islands, discussing culture, family structure, dress, nutrition, education, industry, religion, history, population, land, and climate
Literature and its times. profiles of notable literary works and the historical events that influenced them by Joyce Moss( )

15 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides quick, accurate answers to hundreds of question about the historical background and setting of 300 often-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches and short stories
Books for children to read alone : a guide for parents and librarians by George Wilson( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 African peoples by Joyce Moss( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of peoples south of the Sahara, discussing culture, family structure, dress, nutrition, education, industry, religion, history, population, land, and climate
Peoples of the World. The Culture, Geographical Setting, and Historical Background of 30 Peoples of the Middle East and North Africa by Joyce Moss( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive study of differences among the ethnic groups of the Middle East and North Africa
Peoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 Eastern European peoples by Joyce Moss( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 Eastern European peoples
From page to screen : children's and young adult books on film and video by Joyce Moss( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists 1400 16mm films, videos, or laser discs adapted from books for young people
Profiles in American history : significant events and the people who shaped them by Joyce Moss( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each chapter focuses on one particular event, which is placed in historical context and followed by biographical profiles of individuals who played active roles in the event
What liberal media? : the truth about bias and the news by Eric Alterman( )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alterman exposes data that debunks many of the more inflammatory accusations made against the media and exposes just who controls the purse strings of the press
Profiles in world history : significant events and the people who shaped them( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each chapter focuses on one particular event which is placed in historical context and followed by biographical profiles of individuals who played active roles in the event
Citizen soldiers : the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945 by Stephen E Ambrose( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambrose tells the story of what faced the U.S. Army after the Normandy invasion of World War II. Told largely through personal accounts, Citizen Soldiers captures the stunning reality of the citizens who summoned the courage to become soldiers and save the world.--
All brave sailors by J. Revell Carr( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the survival story of the sailors of a merchant marine ship that was destroyed by a German ship during World War II
How to abolish the national bank system by George Wilson( )

7 editions published between 1878 and 1879 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature and its times( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides quick, accurate answers to hundreds of question about the historical background and setting of 300 often-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches and short stories
Literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides quick, accurate answers to hundreds of question about the historical background and setting of 300 often-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches and short stories
Literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides quick, accurate answers to hundreds of question about the historical background and setting of 300 often-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches and short stories
Literature and its times by Joyce Moss( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides quick, accurate answers to hundreds of question about the historical background and setting of 300 often-studied literary works, including novels, plays, poems, speeches and short stories
The island of dogs by Warren Shanahan( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why is the supposedly uninhabited Island of Dogs surrounded by an electrified fence which projects miles of mail tracks and concrete barracks? Those who venture to this island are confronted with warnings to leave and a shower of gun fire. Who controls this island and what is their purpose? Only the Phantom can successfully penetrate its deadly mission
The mysterious ambassador by Lee Falk( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does a powerful General tremble at the sight of a simple mark? Can 50,000 soldiers protect him from that mark of the Phantom, the sign of the skull? One man fighting to save a new nation and his beautiful sweetheart, Diana Palmer. One man matched against the armed might of the Dictator. Not an uneven match when that one man is the Phantom-the Ghost who walks
The Hydra monster by Frank S Shawn( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is the meaning of Hydra--a mysterious evil that spans oceans and continents? Who are the black clad men--with V's tattooed on shaven skulls--who appear in the wake of wars, earthquakes, fires and other catastrophes? The final mumbled words of a dying man draw the Phantom into an amazing web of violence, crime and murder--the web of the Hydra monster."--Page 4 of cover
 
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Literature and its times. profiles of notable literary works and the historical events that influenced themBooks for children to read alone : a guide for parents and librariansPeoples of the world. the culture, geographical setting, and historical background of 34 Eastern European peoplesFrom page to screen : children's and young adult books on film and videoProfiles in American history : significant events and the people who shaped themProfiles in world history : significant events and the people who shaped themAll brave sailorsLiterature and its times
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English (150)