Hammond is a brand of Langenscheidt Publishing Group.
"After 100 years, Hammond has got it down," writes the Philadelphia Inquirer. Hammond published the first digital atlas, the bestselling Hammond Atlas of the World, now in its 4th edition. Today, they offers a full range of digital and political maps. WCBS-TV, CNN, educators and students, all rely on Hammond as their map and atlas source.

Introducing selected titles:

Evil: Spine-Tingling True Stories of Murder And Mayhem by leading true-crime researcher and writer Colin Wilson and his
son Damon Wilson published by Hammond in 2009. This breathtaking book covers 60 individual cases of the real-life murder and features facts and callouts for each murderer. This groundbreaking volume of blood-curdling investigations takes reader back in time, revealing key details and forensic evidence with rich full-color and black-and-white photography. Divided into 5 sections, this book explores the most horrific crimes in history. This title, the first of its kind, maps out the locales of murders as well as the crimes themselves, placing them in a geographical and cultural perspective. Colin Wilson was born in Leicester, England, in 1931. He is a well-known lecturer and radio/TV personality and recognized authority on criminology and occult, and has written over 50 books. Damon Wilson was born in 1965. He inherited his father’s interest in the subject of human potentiality and spent years researching the paranormal. Damon with his father, Colin, wrote The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Mysteries.

Strange: The Stories of the Mysterious and Bizarre by Colin Wilson published by HAMMOND/Langenscheidt in 2009.This first of its kind book maps out the locales of occult happenings and recounting the events, placing them in a geographical perspective. Fully illustrated with color and black-and-white historical photographs and illustrations, thiis titles includes more than 20 color maps. You will follow strange happenings across the globe: from the British “Angel of Mons” and the ape-like creature referred to as Big Foot, to crop circles and fish. You will find out about countryside of 15th-century France about El Chupacabra and much more.
Colin Wilson has written numerous books on the supernatural, including The Occult (1971), Strange Powers (1973), Mysterious Powers (1975), Mysteries (1978), Poltergeist (1981), The Goblin Universe (1982), Afterlife (1985), and Unsolved Mysteries (1993). He gained his fame in 1956, at the age of 24, when he wrote one of the seminal works of the British angry young man movement, The Outsider


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