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Ardrey, Robert

Overview
Works: 177 works in 881 publications in 11 languages and 13,718 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Children's films  Juvenile works  Swashbuckler films  Animated films  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: QH368, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Ardrey
The territorial imperative : a personal inquiry into the animal origins of property and nations by Robert Ardrey( Book )

146 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A territory is an area of space which an animal guards as its exclusive possession and which it will defend against all members of its kind. In this revolutionary book Robert Ardrey takes a concept familiar to every biologist, brings together for the first time a fair sampling of all scientific observations of this form of behavior, and demonstrates that man obeys the same laws as does many another animal species."--The dust-jacket front flap
African genesis; a personal investigation into the animal origins and nature of man by Robert Ardrey( Book )

111 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1955 on a visit to South Africa, Robert Ardrey became aware of the growing evidence that man had evolved on the African continent from carnivorous, predatory stock, who had also, long before man, achieved the use of weapons. […]From 1955 to 1961, Ardrey commuted between the museums and libraries and laboratories of the North, and the games reserves and fossil beds of Africa trying to answer that question. Eventually, his investigation expanded to include nationalism and patriotism, private property and social order, hierarchy and status-seeking, even conscience. […]African Genesis is at once the story of an unprecedented personal search and a story of man that had never before been told. It is a shocking book in that it challenges assumptions of human uniqueness that color every segment of modern thought and every aspect of our daily life. While evolutionary science has advanced markedly since Ardrey's times, his insights on human behavior have a timeless quality and African Genesis remains a classic reference for anyone exploring life's biggest questions
The social contract; a personal inquiry into the evolutionary sources of order and disorder by Robert Ardrey( Book )

45 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title "denies that men are created equal"--Jacket
The hunting hypothesis : a personal conclusion concerning the evolutionary nature of man by Robert Ardrey( Book )

58 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUBTITLE: A PERSONAL CONCLUSION CONCERNING THE EVOLUTIONARY NATURE O MAN. THIS BOOK OFFERS THE PROVOCATIVE THESIS THAT MAN'S DEPENDENCE UPON KILLING FOR SURVIVAL MAKES HIM A UNIQUE MEMBER OF THE PRIMATE FAMILY
Khartoum by Basil Dearden( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama chronicles Britain's crisis in the Sudan and the siege at Khartoum in 1883
Madame Bovary by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

28 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy
Plays of three decades by Robert Ardrey( Book )

10 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder Rock : play in three acts by Robert Ardrey( Book )

62 editions published between 1939 and 1976 in 6 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

10 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man joins the Musketeers to foil an evil cardinal's plot to seize control of France
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan girl is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden, the history of which slowly reveals the mystery of her uncle and his crippled son's embittered life
A Song of Love by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music, composed long ago, still speaks to us. It reaches out to tell us of profound struggles and great genius, of aching setbacks and glorious triumphs, of three people whose names, like their music, echo across the years: Clara Wieck, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. The intertwined lives of the three musical legends form a sumptuously produced and skillfully played biopic set to 11 musical pieces that include Schumann's poignant Arabeske, Brahms' tender Lullaby and more
La loi naturelle : une enquete personnelle pour un vrai contrat social by Robert Ardrey( Book )

29 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in 6 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En esta obra, combina las demandas del profano ignorante y las del científico responsable
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic story of love and war, with different generations of the same family finding themselves with varying loyalties as the Germans invade France
Worlds beginning by Robert Ardrey( Book )

10 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brotherhood of fear by Robert Ardrey( Book )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sing me no lullaby, a play in three acts by Robert Ardrey( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow of heroes : a play in five acts from the Hungarian passion by Robert Ardrey( Book )

11 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play deals with the Hungarian Rising in Budapest in 1956
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little women: The March sisters in an Academy Award winning version of the cherished Louisa May Alcott novel. Pride and prejudice: Mr. Darcy sets maiden hearts aflutter, except that of Elizabeth Bennett. Madame Bovary: All she wanted was everything. Anna Karenina: Garbo risks all for the perfect love in Tolstoy's tale of romance and Imperial Russia
Les Enfants de Caïn by Robert Ardrey( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three musketeers (1948) : continuity script by Robert Ardrey( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ardrey, Robert L.

Robert Ardrey Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1908-1980)

Robert Ardrey scrittore, antropologo e drammaturgo statunitense

Robert Ardrey US-amerikanischer Dramatiker, Drehbuchautor und Anthropologe

Роберт Ардри

رابرت اردری

رابرت اردیری

روبرت آردري، 1908-1980

ロバート・アードレイ

羅伯特·阿德里

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