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Wilkinson, Philip 1955-

Overview
Works: 415 works in 1,286 publications in 13 languages and 43,874 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Dictionaries  Biographies  High interest-low vocabulary books  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias  Legends  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Creator, Redactor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: BL312, 398.2
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Most widely held works about Philip Wilkinson
 
Most widely held works by Philip Wilkinson
Islam by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is an original and exciting new look at the fascinating world of ancient people and their ways of life: detailed real-life photographs of tools, weapons, jewelry, clothing and even the remains of the people themselves offer a unique "eyewitness" view of how human life changed during its first four million years. See the tools used by the first farmers, the oldest surviving food, the weapons of a Bronze Age chieftain, and what our earliest ancestors looked like. Learn why humans first stood upright, how people survived the cold of the Ice Age, how scientists uncovered the Piltdown Man hoax, how to make a flint ax head, and which people used magic to find their food. Discover how early people hunted and gathered their food, which people made jewelry out of leopards' teeth and hornets' wing cases, how bread was made in the Bronze Age, how mummies and bog bodies have been preserved, and much, much more!"--Résumé de l'éditeur
Building by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the art and technique of how things are built, from mud huts to city skyscrapers
A celebration of customs & rituals of the world by Robert Ingpen( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,376 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 )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,280 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
Amazing buildings by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the reader with glimpses inside twenty-one famous buildings from around the world
Illustrated dictionary of mythology : heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,217 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 )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,197 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 )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion
Illustrated dictionary of religions : rituals, beliefs, and practices from around the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,026 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
Myths & legends by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 916 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
Mythology by Neil Philip( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 792 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
Gandhi : the young protester who founded a nation by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 716 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
The encyclopedia of mysterious places : the life and legends of ancient sites around the world by Robert Ingpen( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 703 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
Religions by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and French and held by 696 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
Ships by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 676 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
The mythology book( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Take a step into the fascinating realm of gods and goddesses, mythical warriors, and legendary kings and queens. Explore the creation stories of world's great cultures, let yourself be gripped by the classic hero narratives like the legend of King Arthur or the adventures of the Monkey King, or shed a tear over heart-rending tragedies such as the devastating tale of Orpheus and Eurydice. The Mythology Book retells and explains more than 80 classic stories. They include myths that have formed the foundations of many of the world's great religions and inspired artists from Homer and Virgil to Richard Wagner and James Joyce. Delve into each story to discover the meanings behind the myths, getting to the heart of the significance to the cultures they originated in. Divided into seven major sections, The Mythology Book examines myths from every continent and every significant period in history, from ancient Egypt to the Celts, and from the Maya of Mexico and Central America to Aboriginal Australians and the Maori of New Zealand. An eye-catching visual approach includes graphics and feature boxes that summarize the sources, settings, and key characters, set out the main plot points, and place the stories in historical context."--Jacket
Great buildings : [the world's architectural masterpieces explored and explained] by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 649 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 )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life, death, and continuing influence of Joan of Arc
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBrooks, Philip, 1955-

Brooks, Philip 1955-

Philip Wilkinson schrijver uit Verenigd Koninkrijk (1955-)

Uilkinson, Filipp 1955-

Vilkinsons, Filips, 1955-

Weijinsen 1955-

Wilkinson, Phil

Wilkinson, Phil 1955-

Wilkinson, Philip

Wilkinson, Philipp 1955-

Wilkinson, Phillip

Wilkonson, Phil

Вилкинсон, Филипп, 1955-

فيليب ويلكنسون كاتب إنجليزي

فيليب ويلكينسون، 1955-

월킨스, 필립 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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