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Adams, Simon 1955-

Overview
Works: 236 works in 864 publications in 9 languages and 39,622 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Charts, diagrams, etc  Pictorial works  Biographies  Maps  Military history  Children's atlases  Children's maps 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: D743.7, 940.53
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Adams
World War II by Simon Adams( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Welsh and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a concise history of World War II including information about the Holocaust, the code-breaking Enigma, and the deadly V2 rocket
World War I by Simon Adams( Book )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an eyewitness account of the war that devastated Europe, from the assassination of an archduke to the killing fields of France. What happened to all the bodies, how people dealt with shell shock, why war led to revolution, and much, much more
Titanic by Simon Adams( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912
Titanic by Simon Adams( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912
World War II by Simon Adams( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II was one of the most destructive episodes in human history. Never before, or since, has the world witnessed such widespread bloodshed. Beginning with the events that led to its outbreak, World War II goes on to introduce the main leaders and highlight the decisive moments. From Pearl Harbor, Midway, and the Atlantic to fighting in Russia and in the desert, outstanding and original photography provides a unique glimpse of the tragedies that led to the loss of more than 50 million lives.--From publisher description
World War I by Simon Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the grim challenge of life and death on the Western Front
Castles & forts by Simon Adams( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated exploration of a wide array of castles and fortifications throughout the world, from Norman mottes to Maori forts, including how and why they were built and their importance in history
Elizabeth I : the outcast who became England's queen by Simon Adams( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Queen Elizabeth I including her life as a queen, international relations, confrontations with Spain, and the end of her reign
Children's world atlas by Simon Adams( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features detailed maps of different countries and regions around the world, along with information about key political and social issues that have influenced life in each place
Eyewitness soldier by Simon Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lives of soldiers from the Middle Ages to the present, discussing their training, tactics, vehicles, and weapons
Texas by Simon Adams( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the geography and natural history of Texas, explains the state's Native American and Spanish past, and how ranching and the discovery of oil changed the way of life, and introduces notable Texans from Sam Houston to the present
The Thirty Years' War by Geoffrey Parker( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading scholars bring the 30 Years' War to life. They cover the horrors of war (graphically depicted in engravings by Callot and others), the contorted politics of the continent from 1618-1648, & all major figures, from Richelieu to the Habsburg Emperors
The DK visual timeline of the 20th century by Simon Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers major events and discoveries of the twentieth century in chronological sequence
Alexander : the boy soldier who conquered the world by Simon Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and times of the Macedonian general and king who conquered much of the civilized world
Code breakers : from hieroglyphs to hackers by Simon Adams( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the history behind codes and ciphers as used in spying, other types of secrets that can be thought of as codes, and explains how readers can make and use their own secret codes
The presidents of the United States by Simon Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the careers of all the U.S. presidents, from George Washington through George W. Bush, including details on their vice-presidents, first ladies, election campaigns, and the major political parties. Also explains the United States political system and covers key events in America's history
The best book of volcanoes by Simon Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the Earth's core and witness the dramatic eruptions of volcanoes with this enthralling introduction to one of the planet's mightiest forces. Spectacular, full-color cutaway illustrations and lively, informative text will enthrall young scientists
The Kingfisher atlas of the medieval world by Simon Adams( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With sixteen exquisite maps showing what the world was like from A.D. 500 to 1450, this book is sure to feed children"s fascination with knights and castles, Vikings, Crusades, the Aztecs, and the Incas. Each map shows the major sites associated with a particular medieval theme, with colorful picture icons revealing cities, palaces, religious buildings, farmers, traders, warriors, and much more. Additional feature spreads present in-depth information on the key topics of cathedrals and monasteries, Islamic culture, knights and castles, and the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan. This atlas is the ideal companion to any study of medieval history or literature
The Kingfisher Atlas of World History by Simon Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines four previously published history atlases into one volume, covering the history of human civilization from the ancient world to the modern era and examining religion, exploration, war, colonization, kingdoms, and technology
The most fantastic atlas of the whole wide world --by the Brainwaves by Simon Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brainwaves, the zany and informative characters from "How the Incredible Human Body Works," are back with an extremely fantastic atlas. Fun and accurate illustrations bring the world to the reader's lap, in this bright and brain-tastic book
 
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Alternative Names
Adams, S. (Simon), 1955-

Adams, Simon

سايمون آدامز، 1955-

سيمون آدمز، 1955-

アダムズ, サイモン

Languages
English (184)

Spanish (11)

French (10)

German (8)

Danish (2)

Chinese (1)

Welsh (1)

Korean (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
World War ITitanicTitanicWorld War IIWorld War ICastles & fortsElizabeth I : the outcast who became England's queenChildren's world atlas