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Garland, Robert

Overview
Works: 28 works in 161 publications in 5 languages and 1,687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Comedy films  Romance films  History  Film remakes  Action and adventure films  Spy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Adapter, Scenarist, Narrator, Speaker, Conceptor
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Most widely held works by Robert Garland
No way out by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and French and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon
The electric horseman by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Redford plays an ex-world champion cowboy, reduced to huckstering breakfast food in a suit studded with flashing lights. Jane Fonda is a chic, sharp member of the electronic media, a TV newswoman who'll do anything to get a good story. When Redford rides out of a Las Vegas casino into the desert astride his sponsor's living symbol, a multi-million dollar racehorse, Jane is determined to discover why. She does, one step ahead of a posse of pursuing police. But by the time they reach a remote rendezvous high in the Utah mountains, she is in love with both the cowboy and his convictions
The Big blue by Luc Besson( Visual )

49 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La rivalité de deux enfants, dans la mer, en Grèce, qui se poursuit lorsqu'ils sont adultes. Lequel des deux plongera le plus loin et le plus profond? Leurs amours, leurs amitiés, avec les humains et avec les dauphins, à la poursuite d'un rêve inaccessible."--AlloCiné
Daily life of the ancient Greeks by Robert Garland( )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Greece comes alive in this recreation of the daily lives of ordinary people - men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. Taking account of the most up-to-date discoveries, the author provides a wealth of information on such varied facets of Greek life as food and drink, dress, housing, literacy, juvenile delinquency, the plight of the elderly, the treatment of slaves, and much more. Readers can gain an in-depth understanding of what it was like to live in one of the greatest eras of human history. Garland provides answers to such questions as: What were the Ancient Greeks' attitudes toward foreigners? What was their life expectancy? How were women treated? Passages from ancient authors enhance the text of this reference work
The Scotch-Irish in western Pennsylvania by Robert Garland( Book )

4 editions published between 1923 and 1931 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cavalier electrique Der elektrische Reiter by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny incarne un ancien champion du monde de rodéo, qui en est réduit à gagner sa vie en faisant de la publicité vêtu d'un costume orné d'ampoules multicolores, pour le compte d'un grand consortium. Hallie est une journaliste de télévision intelligente et élégante, qui ferait tout pour obtenir un scoop. Lorsqu'elle aperçoit Sonny quitter un casino de Las Vegas et s'enfoncer dans le désert sur le symbole vivant de son sponsor, un cheval de course de plusieurs millions de dollars, elle décide de tout faire pour découvrir l'histoire de cet homme mystérieux. Elle parvient à son but en devançant un groupe de policiers qui poursuit le cow-boy. Mais quand elle le rejoint lors d'un rendez-vous secret au coeur de l'Utah, elle se retrouve autant séduite par ses convictions que par lui... (4e de couv.)
Bull Durham : Dances with wolves, No way out( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No way out: Lt. Commander Tom Farrell has been assigned as the CIA liaison for the Secretary of Defense, David Brice. At a diplomatic bash, the lieutenant is enticed by a sensual and charming cosmopolitan, Susan Atwell. A night of fervent passion blossoms into an enduring romance. But when Farrell finds out that Susan is also his bosses' mistress, it's the start of deadly trouble!
Le grand bleu : version longue by Luc Besson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee onderwaterduikers zijn tegelijkertijd vrienden en concurenten bij een diepzeemarathon. Een jonge Amerikaanse zorgt voor de nodige romantiek
Jazz for the blues guitarist : incorporating jazz into your blues solos by Robert Garland( )

2 editions published in 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sens unique by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winkles's architectural and picturesque illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales by Benjamin Winkles( Book )

2 editions published between 1836 and 1838 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations of the cathedral church of Amiens, consisting of ... engravings on steel by Thomas Moule( Book )

1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Rausch der Tiefe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwei Taucher, ein Italiener und ein Franzose, die sich als Kinder kennengelernt hatten, werden als Erwachsene Rivalen, wobei der großmäulige Italiener seinen Weltmeisterschaftsrang im Tiefseetauchen ohne Sauerstoffgerät an den Franzosen abtreten muss. Als er absichtlich verunglückt, rettet ihn der Freund, der ihn aber auf sein inständiges Drängen in den Tod gleiten lässt. Wenig später folgt ihm der von Gewissensbissen getriebene Franzose nach. Weithin spannende Bildererzählung auf dem Hintergrund der Biografie des bekannten französischen Weltrekordlers Jacques Mayol. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
Finished with engines : [screenplay] by Robert Garland( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athenian democracy : an experiment for the ages by Robert Garland( Recording )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roughly 2,500 years ago, the elite classes of Athens gradually ceded power to the inexperienced masses, thus establishing a radical democracy in which power derived from the votes of everyday citizens. The sequence of events that led to this development is astonishing, and the society that flourished under Athenian democracy is one of the greatest-even if greatly flawed-achievements in world history. Today, when the foundations of our own democracy are under greater and greater scrutiny, the Athenian experiment in citizen rule offers a powerful object lesson in national politics. How did the Athenian system of democracy work' What were its strengths and weaknesses' And how does it compare to democracy in our world today' Find out in Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages. In these 24 engaging lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University unpacks the development of Athenian democracy, going inside the assemblies and courts to reveal how democracy worked-and where it came up short. You may be familiar with the broad strokes of Athenian history, but Professor Garland's unique lens offers a wealth of insights into everything from taxation and welfare to military structure and strategy. Discover what life was like for the people living in the democracy, from the "demos" citizen body of freeborn males, to the women, immigrants, and slaves who were not eligible to participate. Unprecedented, flawed, relevant to our time, and captivating in its own right, the story of Athenian democracy truly is one for the history books."
Wandering Greeks : the ancient Greek diaspora from the age of Homer to the death of Alexander the Great by Robert Garland( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most classical authors and modern historians depict the ancient Greek world as essentially stable and even static, once the so-called colonization movement came to an end. But Robert Garland argues that the Greeks were highly mobile, that their movement was essential to the survival, success, and sheer sustainability of their society, and that this wandering became a defining characteristic of their culture. Addressing a neglected but essential subject, Wandering Greeks focuses on the diaspora of tens of thousands of people between about 700 and 325 BCE, demonstrating the degree to which Greeks were liable to be forced to leave their homes due to political upheaval, oppression, poverty, warfare, or simply a desire to better themselves. Attempting to enter into the mind-set of these wanderers, the book provides an insightful and sympathetic account of what it meant for ancient Greeks to part from everyone and everything they held dear, to start a new life elsewhere--or even to become homeless, living on the open road or on the high seas with no end to their journey in sight. Each chapter identifies a specific kind of "wanderer," including the overseas settler, the deportee, the evacuee, the asylum-seeker, the fugitive, the economic migrant, and the itinerant, and the book also addresses repatriation and the idea of the "portable polis." The result is a vivid and unique portrait of ancient Greece as a culture of displaced persons"--
The Big Blue - Im Rausch der Tiefe( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Le Cavalier électrique : the Electric horseman : [Film. Découpage intégral et dialogue in extenso by Robert Garland( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The big blue - Im Rausch der Tiefe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Seit ihrer Kindheit verbindet den schweigsamen Jacques und den extrovertierten Enzo die Liebe zum Meer. Zwanzig Jahre später fordert Enzo seinen Freund vor der Küste Siziliens zum Tauch-Wettstreit heraus. Die beiden Freunde können sich der Faszination der Tiefe nicht entziehen. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Countdown to the beginning of time-keeping : investigates the ancient origins of the calendar and time-keeping systems of the Western world by Robert Garland( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Ρόμπερτ Γκάρλαντ

Роберт Гарленд

רוברט גרלנד

روبرت غارلاند

ロバート・ガランド

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