WorldCat Identities

Hamilton, John 1959-

Overview
Works: 372 works in 1,168 publications in 1 language and 104,238 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Picture books  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Editor
Classifications: GR830.D7, 398.469
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Hamilton
Dragons by John Hamilton( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the cultural, artistic, and literary treatment of dragons, and includes art from the works of Don Maitz and Janny Werts
Unicorns and other magical creatures by John Hamilton( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 977 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
Aliens by John Hamilton( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 909 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
Battles of World War I by John Hamilton( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the campaigns of World War I
Elves and fairies by John Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 857 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 )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 830 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 )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 802 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 796 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
Battle of Waterloo by John Hamilton( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events, major figures, and significance of the Battle of Waterloo and discusses the factors that led to the war
Events leading to World War I by John Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the causes of World War I
United States Navy SEALs by John Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 702 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
Battle of Gettysburg by John Hamilton( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an overview of the 1863 battle of Gettysburg, looking at the historical context, the leaders involved, the events leading up to the battle, how the battle played out, and the aftermath of the bloody conflict
Battle of Little Bighorn by John Hamilton( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events and key figures which played out in the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Aircraft of World War I by JOHN HAMILTON( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the use of aircraft in World War I. With full-color photographs, B/W photographs, diagrams, maps and timeline
Battle of Hastings by John Hamilton( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events and key figures which played out in the Battle of Hastings
Weapons of fantasy and folklore by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role of weapons such as swords in history, mythology and literature
Weapons of war by John Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 618 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
Castles and dungeons by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 610 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
World War II by John Hamilton( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the events leading up to the start of World War II and describes the German victories from the invasion of Poland through the Battle of the Atlantic and the Japanese victories surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor
The Corps of Discovery by John Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 601 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
 
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.08 for Dragons / ... to 0.99 for Hamilton, ...)

Dragons
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Unicorns and other magical creaturesAliensBattles of World War IElves and fairiesWizards and witchesGoblins and trollsGiants and ogresEvents leading to World War I
Alternative Names
Hamilton, John C. 1959-

Languages
English (99)