WorldCat Identities

Barter, James 1946-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 9,327 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV5822.H25, 362.294
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Barter
Hallucinogens by James Barter( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of hallucinogens, their use for spiritual, medicinal, and recreational purposes, and the laws governing their use
Artists of the Renaissance by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and work of six artists of the Italian Renaissance whose works represent important innovations and achievements in painting, sculpture, and architecture. Included are Giotto, Donatello, Brunelleschi, da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael. Includes bibliographical references and index. Included are Giotto, Donatello, Brunelleschi, da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael. Following an overview of the Renaissance, including explanations of humanism & classicism, the book focuses on several great artists, among them Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, & Michelangelo
Cocaine and crack by James Barter( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of cocaine and crack, their physiological and societal effects, laws restricting their use or possession, government attempts to enforce these laws, and methods of treatment and recovery for addicts
The Palace of Versailles by James Barter( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the building of the extravagant palace at Versailles in its historical context, particularly as a reflection of the personality and influence of Louis XIV
Alcatraz by James Barter( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of California's Alcatraz Island, covering its use as a military prison, as a national maximum security facility, the lives of prisoners and guards, and its current status as a national park
Julius Caesar and Ancient Rome in world history by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the fall of the Roman Republic, the rise of the Empire, and the bravery and skill of Julius Caesar
A medieval knight by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the qualifications and training needed, job hazards, and everyday routine of a knight, with primary source quotations and annotated bibliographies
A travel guide to Shakespeare's London by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visitors' guide to London in 1604, including what to see, where to stay, and where to eat, with sidebars on such topics as proper etiquette, famous residents, and student life at Oxford
The Amazon by James Barter( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Amazon River and its importance to the people and wildlife, both in history and modern times
The Tower of Pisa by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Building the transcontinental railroad by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of the transcontinental railroad, including the construction of the Central Pacific, Union Pacific, and other related railroads which joined the east and west coasts
The ancient Persians by James Barter( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the history of the Persians and their empire
The Nile by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Nile River from ancient times to the present, and discusses what must be done to protect and preserve this river
The Golden Gate Bridge by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview of the planning, engineering and construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world
A travel guide to Renaissance Florence by James Barter( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, people, educational system, scientific and artistic discoveries, social structure, shopping, festivals, and famous artists of Florence
Opium by James Barter( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview of the history, properties and uses of opium with information on health effects and governmental efforts at interdiction
Life in a medieval village by James Barter( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what life was like for the various occupants in a medieval village
Space stations by James Barter( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains information relating to the launching of a space station, the people who man it, and the countries involved
The late Middle Ages by James Barter( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the late Middle Ages, the people, working conditions, village life, religion, and conquests
Telescopes by James Barter( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the invention of the telescope, its uses in the advancement of science, and its benefit to society
 
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Hallucinogens
Alternative Names
Barter, James E.

Languages
English (39)

Covers
Artists of the RenaissanceCocaine and crackThe Palace of VersaillesAlcatrazJulius Caesar and Ancient Rome in world historyA medieval knightA travel guide to Shakespeare's LondonThe Amazon