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Armstrong, Jane

Overview
Works: 126 works in 204 publications in 1 language and 1,990 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Biography  Miscellanea  History  Juvenile works  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director, Editor, Scenarist, Composer
Classifications: QE862.D5, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jane Armstrong
 
Most widely held works by Jane Armstrong
The Arden dictionary of Shakespeare quotations by William Shakespeare( Book )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Organized by topic, offers approximately three thousand familiar and little-known quotations from Shakespeare's plays and poems
Cleopatra, the first woman of power ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member 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 Shakespeare miscellany by Jane Armstrong( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gem of a reference book covering everything you could possibly want to know about Shakespeare between two handsome covers. Entries are quite short and range from ""What did Shakespeare look like?"", ""Shakespeare on Film"" and lists of compliments, oathes, lovers'' vows and boys and girls names. There is an entry for each play too, summarising its plot and outlining major characters and themes. Details are given of the debates surrounding Shakespeare''s identity, the known and fanciful facts of his life, and descriptions of the theatres in which he worked and the acting companies of which he
Moby Dick the true story ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member 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 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relive Charles Lindbergh's famous flight across the Atlantic ocean
The Arden Shakespeare book of quotations on nature by William Shakespeare( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Panama Canal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Panama Canal, one of the wonders of the modern world, ranks among the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century. This program spotlights William Gorgas and John Stevens -- only two of the legions who worked on the project, but who stand out, even a century later, for their extraordinary achievements in spite of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Dr. Gorgas is remembered for his success in controlling malaria and yellow fever in the region, while chief engineer Stevens is known for having built the infrastructure necessary to complete the canal and maintain the sanitation measures of Gorgas
Atlantis, mystery of the Minoans ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member 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
Tutankhamun, the last pharaoh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Howard Carter's search for and discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of Kings
The ultimate guide the tyrannosaurus rex guide ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member 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
Skull wars the missing link ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member 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
Ancient Olympics let the games begin ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 448 BC, this documentary portrays, with the aid of a dramatic re-enactment coupled with narration, the 83rd Olympiad, a five day Olympic event which was the precursor to the modern day Olympic Games
Humans, who are we? the birth of the human mind ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member 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
Dragon hunters secrets of the Gobi Desert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Roy Chapman Andrews' exploration of the Gobi Desert to prove the theory that mammals first developed in Asia
Escape from Earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member 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
Cleopatra's palace in search of a legend by Jane Armstrong( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member 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
Shipwreck! deadly harbor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
Dinosaur! tale of an egg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
 
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