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Armour, Richard 1906-1989

Overview
Works: 184 works in 592 publications in 5 languages and 24,202 library holdings
Genres: Humor  History  Anecdotes  Drama  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer
Classifications: PS3501.R55, 817.52
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It all started with Columbus : being an unexpurgated, unabridged, and unlikely history of the United States from Christopher Columbus to the present for those who, having perused a volume of history in school, swore they would never read another by Richard Armour( Book )

46 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous history of the United States written for the most part in puns
The happy bookers : a playful history of librarians and their world from the stone age to the distant future by Richard Armour( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classics reclassified, in which certain famous books are not so much digested as indigested, together with mercifully brief biographies of their authors, a few unnecessary footnotes, and questions which it might be helpful not to answer by Richard Armour( Book )

26 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In which certain famous books are not so much digested as indigested, together with mercifully brief biographies of their authors, a few unnecessary footnotes, and questions which it might be helpful n
Going around in academic circles; a low view of higher education by Richard Armour( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American college is dissected from dormitory life to the honor code by the American humorist who has taught and deaned in colleges all over America for the past thirty-seven years
It all started with Hippocrates : a mercifully brief history of medicine by Richard Armour( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American lit relit, a short history of American literature for long-suffering students, for teachers who manage to keep one chapter ahead of the class, and for all those who, no longer being in school, can happily sink back into illiteracy by Richard Armour( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of American literature for long-suffering students, for teachers who manage to keep one chapter ahead of the class, and for all those who, no longer being in school, can happily sink back into illiteracy by Richard Armour
Coleridge the talker; a series of contemporary descriptions and comments, with a critical introduction by Richard Armour( Book )

20 editions published between 1940 and 1969 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going like sixty; a lighthearted look at the later years by Richard Armour( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all started with Eve [being a brief account of certain famous women, each of them richly endowed with some quality that drives men mad, omitting no impertinent and unbelievable fact, and based upon a stupendous amount of firsthand and secondhand research, some of it in books by Richard Armour( Book )

40 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief account of certain famous women, each of them richly endowed with some quality that drives men mad, omitting no impertinent and unbelievable fact, and based upon a stupendous amount of first-hand and second-hand research, some of it in books
It all started with stones and clubs; being a short history of war and weaponry from earliest times to the present, noting the gratifying progress made by man since his first crude, small-scale efforts to do away with those who disagreed with him by Richard Armour( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Being a short history of war and weaponry from earliest times to the present, noting the gratifying progress madeby man since his first crude, small-scale efforts to do away with those who disagreed with him."
It all started with freshman English; a survival kit for students and teachers of English and a relaxed review for those who are happily past it all by Richard Armour( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning parliamentary procedure by Alice Sturgis( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Egbert the Easter egg by Richard Armour( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egbert isn't found during the Easter egg hunt, and what's worse, he isn't even missed
It all started with Europa : being an undigested history of Europe from prehistoric man to the present, proving that we remember best whatever is least important by Richard Armour( Book )

13 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light Armour: playful poems on practically everything by Richard Armour( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diabolical dictionary of education by Richard Armour( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The academic bestiary by Richard Armour( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1969, an internationally acclaimed BBC show began airing on the fledgling public broadcasting network. The Forsyte Saga, in telling the remarkable story of a nouveau riche English family, introduced America to a new kind of TV. Millions of Americans devoted the next half-year of their lives to following the frank treatment of all sins, foibles and peccadilloes of the Forsytes and their circle. The passing decades can never the erase the memory of their extraordinary evenings with the Forsytes: Kenneth More as Jo, the philosophical outsider; Eric Porter as Soames, the grasping man of property; Nyree Dawn Porter as Irene, "born to be loved and to love" and in later episodes, Susan Hampshire in an Emmy-winning performance as Fleur, Soame's 'restless' daughter. The series was so popular that Masterpiece Theatre was created to meet the new demand for great literary adaptations. With 150 characters, 2,000 separate costumes and over 100 sets, this sprawling yet intimate saga continues to move, provoke and entrance viewers today."--Publisher
Golf is a four-letter word; the intimate confessions of a hooked slicer by Richard Armour( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Golf is a four-letter word; the intimate confessions of a hooked slicer
Alternative Names
Amǒ, Rich'adǒ.

Amŏ, Richʻadŏ 1906-1989

Amŏ, Richʻadŭ 1906-1989

Armour, R. W. 1906-1989

Armour, R. W. (Richard Willard), 1906-1989

Armour, Richard

Armour, Richard 1906-

Armour, Richard 1906-1989

Armour, Richard W. 1906-1989

Armour, Richard Willard.

Armour, Richard Willard, 1906-

Armour, Richard Willard 1906-1989

Richard Armour American writer

Richard Armour Amerikaans schrijver (1906-1989)

Richard Armour écrivain américain

Richard Armour escriptor estatunidenc

Richard Armour escritor estadounidense

Richard Armour yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Yamo, Licha.

Yamo, Licha 1906-1989

Yamo, Ruichade 1906-1989

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Languages
English (247)

Chinese (17)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

Korean (1)

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