WorldCat Identities

Wilkinson, Philip 1955-

Overview
Works: 219 works in 925 publications in 16 languages and 43,283 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias  Legends  Handbooks and manuals  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Redactor, Other
Classifications: BL311, 291.13
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Wilkinson
Islam by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world
Early humans by Nick Merriman( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs present a description of early humans, their origins, their tools and weapons, how they hunted and foraged for food, and the role of family life, money, religion, and magic
Building by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the art and technique of how things are built, from mud huts to city skyscrapers
Amazing buildings by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the reader with glimpses inside twenty-one famous buildings from around the world
A celebration of customs & rituals of the world by Robert Ingpen( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores initiation rites, wedding feasts, harvest celebrations, religious rituals, and many other customs used around the world to mark all kinds of special occasions."
Spacebusters : the race to the moon by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the voyage of Apollo 11, its three astronauts, and details of the mission that put the first man on the moon in 1969
Illustrated dictionary of religions : rituals, beliefs, and practices from around the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book uses over 700 full-color illustrations & clear text to explain, identify, & compare the major religions of the world from Zoroastrians & ancient Egyptian rituals to Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, & Judaism. The dictionary contains more than 1,000 entries & features double-page spreads on major figures & key events. Annotation. In an easy to follow, accessible reference format, Illustrated Dictionary of Religions uses over 700 full-color illustrations and clear text to explain, identify, and compare the major religions of the world from Zoroastrianism and ancient Egyptian rituals to Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. The dictionary contains more than 1,000 entries and features double-page spreads on major figures and key events. Also, related entries are cross-referenced to show connections among religious concepts
Super structures by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in text and illustrations, the technological challenges involved in the design and construction of skyscrapers, oil rigs, nuclear reactors, and other complicated structures
Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organized by geographic region and with characters from the same stories and episodes grouped together, this comprehensive book is an excellent reference tool. Legendary heroes appear with their adversaries to set each myth in context, as do gods and goddesses of the underworld and mythical beasts
Christianity by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From its origins to the 21st century, the faith of Christianity is explored in this Eyewitness Book that explains to readers different denominations, church rituals, and how Christians in different parts of the world worship. Full color
Buddhism by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion
The encyclopedia of mysterious places : the life and legends of ancient sites around the world by Robert Ingpen( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What drove the Aztecs and their Central American predecessors to perform human sacrifices? Why was Stonehenge built, how were the Neolithic people able to carry the stones hundreds of miles, and what is the significance of their alignments? Questions like these, which cannot be answered with real certainty, add to the air of mystery that surrounds the forty places vividly explored in The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places. For anyone who has ever been captivated by the mysteries abounding in the lore and legends of the past, this is the perfect companion to bring these mysteries of the past vividly to life"--Publisher's description
Gandhi : the young protester who founded a nation by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an extraordinary man who liberated India
Ships by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe how ships and boats have been used throughout history, from the earliest trading vessels to modern luxury liners
Mythology by Neil Philip( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a full-color illustrated history of ancient mythology from Greece, Rome, Egypt, and other parts of the world and includes creation and flood stories, worship of the sun and stars, gods and goddesses, and more
The illustrated book of myths : tales & legends of the world by Neil Philip( Book )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to myths and ancient legends from the cultures of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania, including creation tales and stories of heroes, gods, mythical beings, and magical animals
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained] by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles twenty of the world's greatest buildings, providing for each the story of its construction, a visual analysis, and an explanation of key architectural features, and offers a chronological history of architecture
Joan of Arc : the teenager who saved her nation by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life, death, and continuing influence of Joan of Arc
Titanic : disaster at sea by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history, inner workings, passengers, sinking, and impact of the legendary liner
Religions by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A richly illustrated overview of the world's diverse religious faiths features profiles of key religious figures, explanations of religious iconography, and a discussion of the rituals, practices, and beliefs of each faith
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBrooks, Philip, 1955-

Brooks, Philip 1955-

Uilkinson, Filipp 1955-

Vilkinsons, Filips, 1955-

Weijinsen 1955-

Wilkinson, Phil

Wilkinson, Phil 1955-

Wilkinson, Philip

Wilkinson, Philipp 1955-

Вилкинсон, Филипп, 1955-

فيليب ويلكينسون، 1955-

윌킨슨, 필립 1955-

ウィルキンソン, フィリップ

フィリップ・ウィルキンソン

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Early humansBuildingAmazing buildingsA celebration of customs & rituals of the worldSpacebusters : the race to the moonIllustrated dictionary of religions : rituals, beliefs, and practices from around the worldSuper structuresIllustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world