WorldCat Identities

Hamilton, John 1959-

Overview
Works: 329 works in 810 publications in 1 language and 76,734 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Picture books  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Pictorial works  Software 
Roles: Author, Photographer
Classifications: GR830.D7, 398.469
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Hamilton
Weapons of war by John Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes the history and gives examples of military weapons and technology including various types of ships, guns, missiles, planes, tanks, and weapons of mass destruction
Dragons by John Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series on magical and mythological creatures, this volume contains tidbits from fantasy and folklore and contemporary and archival art that explore the concept of dragons
Unicorns and other magical creatures by John Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series on magical and mythological creatures, this volume contains tidbits from fantasy and folklore and contemporary and archival art that explore the concept of unicorns and other mythological animals
Elves and fairies by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the imaginary beings elves and fairies--common subjects of fairy tales and fantasy stories--and puts them in their literary and historical context
Wizards and witches by John Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses wizards and witches in fantasy literature and traces the ideas of trances back to Druids in Celtic society and back to shamanism before the time of the Druids
Goblins and trolls by John Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series on magical and mythological creatures, this volume contains tidbits from fantasy and folklore and contemporary and archival art that explore the concepts of goblins and trolls
Giants and ogres by John Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series on magical and mythological creatures, this volume contains tidbits from fantasy and folklore and contemporary and archival art that explore the concepts of ogres and giants
Armed forces by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the history of the United States armed forces as a whole, as well as of individual branches, and examines the qualifications, training, and activities of twenty-first century Special Forces soldiers
Knights and heroes by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the knights and heroes of legend and folklore, in simple text with illustrations, including information on King Arthur, their tournaments, battle tactics, and related topics
How a bill becomes a law by John Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what a law is, who makes the laws, types of legislation, how a bill becomes a law, and enforcing the law
Castles and dungeons by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series on magical and mythological creatures, this volume contains tidbits from fantasy and folklore and contemporary and archival art that explore the concepts of castles and dungeons
Becoming a citizen by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what it means to be an American citizen, and gives an idea of how someone becomes a citizen including the "Oath of Allegiance" and some sample exam questions
Aliens by John Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reviews the creatures from outer space that show up in our literature, television, movies, and video games and includes information on unidentified flying objects
Weapons of fantasy and folklore by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role of weapons such as swords in history, mythology and literature
United States Navy SEALs by John Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history and mission of the U.S. Navy SEALS, an elite special operations force that undertakes missions using stealth and guerilla warfare tactics
The Corps of Discovery by John Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joins the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the spring of 1804 as they set out to explore the Louisiana Purchase. Includes highlights and directions to historical points of interest
A history of pirates by John Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the history of piracy, from 694 B.C. in the Persian Gulf to today's piracy in the South China Sea
Aircraft of World War I by John Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the use of aircraft in World War I
A pirate's life by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes different aspects of a pirate's life including his ship, crew, clothes, pets, language, treasures, and stories
Princesses and heroines by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to heroines and princess of folklore, in simple text with illustrations, including information on Joan of Arc, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Boudicca, and more
 
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Dragons
Alternative Names
Hamilton, John C. 1959-

Languages
English (92)

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DragonsUnicorns and other magical creaturesElves and fairiesWizards and witchesGoblins and trollsGiants and ogresArmed forcesKnights and heroes