WorldCat Identities

Woods, Michael 1946-

Overview
Works: 65 works in 237 publications in 2 languages and 18,589 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Woods
Ancient machines : from wedges to waterwheels by Michael Woods( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and French and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the invention of six simple machines in various ancient civilizations from the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire
Ancient transportation : from camels to canals by Michael Woods( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and French and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys transportation technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to A.D. 476, including China, Egypt, Mesoamerica, and Greece
Ancient agriculture : from foraging to farming by Michael Woods( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses agricultural technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to 476 A.D., including China, Egypt, Mesoamerica, and Greece
Ancient warfare : from clubs to catapults by Michael Woods( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines ancient weapons and their uses in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica
Ancient medicine : from sorcery to surgery by Michael Woods( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes medical techniques such as brain surgery, splints, taking a pulse, forceps, and sanitation in ancient civilizations including the Stone Age, Egypt, Greece, China, India, and Rome
Environmental disasters by Michael Woods( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes environmental disasters, including oil spills, chemical leaks, toxic pollution, and nuclear accidents, and discusses how they impact people, wildlife, and the environment
The tomb of King Tutankhamen by Michael Woods( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discovery of the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamun and what it revealed about everyday life in his time
Ancient construction : from tents to towers by Michael Woods( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes buildings and structures and examines methods and tools of construction in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire
Ancient communication : from grunts to graffiti by Michael Woods( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines ancient methods of communication in the Middle East, India, China, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica
Space disasters by Michael Woods( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the events leading to various space disasters, the consequences of these accidents, and how they might have been averted
Ancient computing : from counting to calendars by Michael Woods( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the methods of computation developed in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire
Volcanoes by Michael Woods( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With dramatic images and first-hand survivor stories--plus the latest facts and figures--this book shows you volcanic disasters up close
Tornadoes by Michael Woods( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the devastation that can be caused by tornadoes
Blizzards by Michael Woods( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the natural phenomenon of blizzards, including possible causes, famous incidents around the world with traumatic results, and the types of assistance people used to help others directly impacted by this type of disaster
Seven natural wonders of North America by Michael Woods( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at seven natural wonders found in North America, including Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone National Park
Hurricanes by Michael Woods( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why hurricanes occur, how we prepare for them and also examines the history of some of the most famous
Air disasters by Michael Woods( )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of first-hand stories of major air disasters in history including the 1988 bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland and the September 11, 2001 terror attacks against the United States
Disasters at sea by Michael Woods( )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With dramatic images and eyewitness accounts-- plus the latest facts and figures-- this book gives you a close-up look at disasters at sea"--Page 4 of cover
Tsunamis by Michael Woods( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With dramatic images and firsthand survivor stories-- plus the latest facts and figures-- this book shows you terrifying tsunami disasters up close"--Page 4 of cover
Seven wonders of the ancient world by Michael Woods( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to seven wonders of the ancient world including the great pyramid at Giza, the lighthouse at Alexandria, and the statue of Zeus at Olympia
 
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Ancient machines : from wedges to waterwheels
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Ancient transportation : from camels to canalsAncient agriculture : from foraging to farmingAncient warfare : from clubs to catapultsAncient medicine : from sorcery to surgeryEnvironmental disastersThe tomb of King TutankhamenAncient construction : from tents to towersAncient communication : from grunts to graffiti
Languages
English (92)

French (4)