Most widely held works about Jane Armstrong
Most widely held works by Jane Armstrong
Cleopatra, the first woman of power ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Anjelica Huston narrates this look at Queen Cleopatra which portrays her as a visionary ruler and brilliant strategist motivated by a genuine concern for her people. Includes original location footage and interviews with historians.
The Arden dictionary of Shakespeare quotations by William Shakespeare ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Organized by topic, offers approximately three thousand familiar and little-known quotations from Shakespeare's plays and poems.
Moby Dick the true story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The sinking of the American whaleship the Essex by a sperm whale in the mid-Pacific on November 20, 1820 and the startling reality of the epic struggle for the crew to survive. Inspiring the writing of Moby Dick by Herman Melville.
Lindbergh the lone eagle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Relive Charles Lindbergh's famous flight across the Atlantic ocean.
The Arden Shakespeare miscellany by Jane Armstrong ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Atlantis, mystery of the Minoans ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
"Millionaire Arthur Evans is consumed by the belief that the legends of Greece point to an earlier civilization that formed the basis for the legend of the Lost Continent of Atlantis. He spends his life, and most of his fortune, uncovering this earliest of all European societies."--Container.
The Arden Shakespeare book of quotations on nature by William Shakespeare ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The ultimate guide the tyrannosaurus rex guide ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Mythologized by movies and museum displays, T-Rex is possibly the most misunderstood creature of all time. Now, the latest scientific evidence - and controversies - reveal the world from his point of view.
Tutankhamun, the last pharaoh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Howard Carter's search for and discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of Kings.
Skull wars the missing link ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"In the early 1920's, Professor Raymond Dart uncovers a tiny skull in a South African quarry that ignites one of the greatest controversies of 20th century science. Believing he has found the Missing Link in the evolution from ape to man, Dart's theory directly challenges the prevailing wisdom of British Anthropology and Dart is soon pitted against his former mentor in a bitter battle over whose theory of evolution is correct."--Container.
Dragon hunters secrets of the Gobi Desert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Roy Chapman Andrews' exploration of the Gobi Desert to prove the theory that mammals first developed in Asia.
Humans, who are we? the birth of the human mind ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A variety of experts trace the course of climatic changes, genetic mutations, and behavioral devlopments that led to the moment when hominid became Homo sapiens. Dramatizations of early hominid life complement the discussion of leading authorities.
Escape from Earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A look at the efforts of humankind to escape the bounds of Earth and explore the universe. Includes hypothetical scenarios for future space travel and colonization of other planets.
Shipwreck! Deadly harbor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"On April 9, 1968, 700 people piled on to the Wahine, a New Zealand ferry boat, the most common form of inter-island transportation. The Wahine's story is told utilising interviews with survivors, rare television footage and re-enactments. The innocent passengers and crew had no reason to suspect they were on a collision course with the worst storm New Zealand had ever seen. Early the next morning, the ship's radar failed as 40-foot waves and winds of 90 knots pummelled the ferry. Having lost power, the ship slammed into the jagged rocks of Barrett's Reef. Rescue ships battled with limited visibility but couldn't make it to the ferry and the passengers had to abandon the ship"--Container.
Cleopatra's palace in search of a legend ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Join underwater explorer Franck Goddio and his team of undersea divers and scientists, using sonar technology, as they explore the sunken lost city of Alexandria and Cleopatra's magnificent home.
The real Cleopatra ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Gives the known chronology of Cleopatra's life and presents re-enactments of its many key events, visits important archaelogical sites associated with her life and displays the many artistic expressions thought to represent this legendary queen.
Shipwreck! Fatal collision ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
On July 25, 1956, the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm collided in heavy fog, leaving fifty people dead. Using rare film footage and eyewitness accounts, this program investigates the circumstances that led to the sinking of the Andrea Doria.
Dinosaur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A visual encyclopedia of all we know about the dinosaurs who roamed the earth over 150 million years ago. Using computer graphics and animation techniques, this "dino-detective" story criss-crosses the globe to unravel the mysteries of how the dinosaurs lived, why they died and many other new secrets about these powerful creatures.
Shipwreck! the Lusitania mystery ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
In 1915 1200 people lost their lives when a German U-boat torpedoed the cruise ship Lusitania eleven miles off the Irish coast. Many questions have been answered - but many ambiguities remain. How could the mammoth floating palace completely submerge in just 18 minutes? Why did British military personnel, including Winston Churchill, support the attack on American lives? Why did prestigious American travelers disregard warnings of an imminent attack? Survivor interviews, vintage footage, powerful re-enactments, vital new information and modern computer simulations finally reveal the truth surrounding the sinking of the Lusitania.
The Arden dictionary of Shakespeare quotations ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Alcoholism Alcohol--Physiological effect Andrea Doria (Steamship) Andrews, Roy Chapman,--1884-1960 Animal films Antiquities Armstrong, Jane Asia--Gobi Desert Atlantis (Legendary place) Australopithecines Bibliography Biography Carter, Howard,--1874-1939 Cleopatra,--Queen of Egypt,--d. 30 B.C Dart, Raymond A.--1893- Dictionaries Dinosaurs Documentary television programs DVDs Egypt Essex (Whaleship) Excavations (Archaeology) Films for the hearing impaired Fossil hominids Greece--Crete History Human beings--Origin Human evolution Juvenile works Lindbergh, Charles A.--1902-1974 Lockwood, Janet R Mammals--Evolution McCarthy, Raymond Gerald,--1901- Minoans Miscellanea Nature Pacific Ocean Queens Quotations Quotations, English Scientific expeditions Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Shipwrecks Tombs Transatlantic flights Tutankhamen,--King of Egypt Tyrannosaurus rex United States Video recordings Whalers (Persons)
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