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Armour, Richard 1906-1989

Overview
Works: 227 works in 644 publications in 7 languages and 22,848 library holdings
Genres: Humor  History  Anecdotes  Parodies, imitations, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, 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 )

39 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous history of the United States written for the most part in puns
Twisted tales from Shakespeare, in which Shakespeare's best-known plays are presented in a new light : the old light having blown a fuse ; together with introductions, questions, appendices, and other critical apparatus intended to contribute to a clearer misunderstanding of the subject. by Richard Armour( Book )

28 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In which Shakespeare's best-known plays are presented in a new light, the old light having blown a fuse, together with inroductions, questions, appendices, and other critical apparatus intended to contribute to a clearer misunderstanding of the subject" T.p. verso
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 )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and held by 930 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
The happy bookers : a playful history of librarians and their world from the stone age to the distant future by Richard Armour( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going around in academic circles : a low view of higher education by Richard Armour( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 789 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 716 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 )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 692 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
Going like sixty; a lighthearted look at the later years by Richard Armour( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 666 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 )

24 editions published between 1956 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 626 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 )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and Korean and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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."
Learning parliamentary procedure by Alice Sturgis( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

19 editions published between 1855 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous account of European history
The adventures of Egbert the Easter egg by Richard Armour( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egbert isn't found during the Easter egg hunt, and what's worse, he isn't even missed
Light Armour: playful poems on practically everything by Richard Armour( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all started with Marx; a brief and objective history of Russian communism, the objective being to leave not one stone, but many, unturned, to state the theories of Marx so clearly that they can almost be understood, and to show how these theories and many old friends were carried out by Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, Malenkov, Khrushchev, and others by Richard Armour( Book )

27 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A DEADPAN ACCOUNT OF COMMUNISM, GUARANTEED TO LEAVE THE READER MORE CONFUSED AND MISINFORMED THAN HE WAS BEFORE
The academic bestiary by Richard Armour( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diabolical dictionary of education by Richard Armour( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleridge the talker; a series of contemporary descriptions and comments, with a critical introduction by Richard Armour( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1969 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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Armour, Richard W. 1906-1989

Armour, Richard Willard.

Armour, Richard Willard, 1906-

Armour, Richard Willard 1906-1989

Richard Armour Ameerika Ühendriikide kirjanik

Richard Armour American writer

Richard Armour Amerikaans schrijver (1906-1989)

Richard Armour écrivain américain

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Richard Armour yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Yamo, Licha.

Yamo, Licha 1906-1989

Yamo, Ruichade 1906-1989

ريتشارد أرمور كاتب أمريكي

아모어, 리차드 1906-1989

아모어, 리차드 윌라드 1906-1989

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