WorldCat Identities

Buckland, Gail

Overview
Works: 40 works in 170 publications in 2 languages and 10,867 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Portraits  Miscellanea  Exhibition catalogs  Television mini-series  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: E741, 973.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gail Buckland
The American century by Harold Evans( Book )

26 editions published between 1455 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs, illustrations and text recount the history and people of the United States during the twentieth century
They made America : from the steam engine to the search engine : two centuries of innovators by Harold Evans( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The flourishing of America is the story of an inventive people with a mystic faith in technology, from the early settlers who used windmills as a way of getting water on the Great Plains to the electronic whiz kids of the Internet. Innovation, practical inventiveness, is the main force behind America's preeminence. But there is more to this extraordinary history. Harold Evans traces how the innovators have time and again proved to be democratizers, driven not by greed but by an ambition to be remembered. They translated the nation's political ideals into economic reality."--Jacket
The magic image : the genius of photography from 1839 to the present day by Cecil Beaton( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Magic Image records the development of photography through the images and their makers, from the early pioneers ... to the great photographers today ... series of entries devoted to over 200 individual artists. Each entry consists of a key photograph, a comprehensive section of biographical and technical details ... and a personal assessment by Beaton of the photographer's contribution to his art ... A complete glossary of photographic processes and terminology is also included"--Cover
Fox Talbot and the invention of photography by Gail Buckland( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reality recorded : early documentary photography by Gail Buckland( Book )

12 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents documentary photographs taken with calotype and wetplate cameras up to the advent of the dry plate, around 1884: the barricades in Paris in 1848 and 1871; corpses on the fields of Lucknow after the Indian Mutiny of 1858; the opening of London's first underground railway, 1862; a slave pen in Alexandria, Virginia, 1865; a British mental hospital patient, 1852; the bound feet of Chinese ladies, 1870. Pictures by the great photographers of England, France, and America are included - Fenton and Talbot, Bayard and Marville, Gardner, Brady and O'Sullivan ...."--Page 2 of cover
Who shot rock & roll : a photographic history, 1955 to the present by Gail Buckland( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a chronicle of rare and previously unseen images marking more than half a century of rock-and-roll history, in a tribute to star performers and leading photographers that also includes album covers and live concert shots
First photographs : people, places, and phenomena as captured for the first time by the camera by Gail Buckland( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America : the story of us : an illustrated history by Kevin Baker( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanies the A & E/ History Channel series America: the Story of Us
Travelers in ancient lands : a portrait of the Middle East, 1839-1919 by Louis Charles Vaczek( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shots in the dark : true crime pictures by Gail Buckland( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the Court TV documentary."
The White House in miniature : based on the White House replica by John, Jan, and the Zweifel family by Gail Buckland( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Zweifel's model of the White House, on a one-foot-to-one-inch scale, presents an opportunity to see more details of the White House than most visitors would ever be able to see in any other manner
Who shot sports : a photographic history, 1843 to the present by Gail Buckland( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the creator/editor of Who Shot Rock & Roll ("I loved this book" --Dwight Garner, The New York Times. "Whatever Gail Buckland writes, I want to read"), a book that brings together the work of 165 extraordinary photographers, most of their images heralded, most of their names unknown; photographs that capture the essence of athletes mastery of mind/body/soul against the odds, doing the impossible, seeming to defy the laws of gravity, the laws of physics, and showing what human will, discipline, drive, and desire look like when suspended in time. The first book to show the range, cultural importance, and aesthetics of sports photography, much of it legendary, all of it powerful,"--Amazon.com
The golden summer : the Edwardian photographs of Horace W. Nicholls by Gail Buckland( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They made America [from the steam engine to the search engine : two centuries of innovators] by Harold Evans( Recording )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Less famous than political revolutionaries, it is revolutionary inventors who raised America to an astonishing standard of living. Presents America as the story of an inventive people with a mystic faith in technology
The photographer and the city by Ill.) Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women then : photographs, 1954-1969 by Jerry Schatzberg( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of rarely seen black-and-white photographs taken of women in the 1950s and 1960s, captured by the renowned New York City fashion photographer and filmmaker."--Amazon
The magic image : the genius of photography by Cecil Beaton( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America the story of us( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying book : America : the story of us : an illustrated history by Kevin Baker ; art and photography edited by Gail Buckland ; with special introduction by President Barack Obama. New York : A & E Television Networks, 2010
Strauss-Peyton : celebrity and glamour by Benjamin Strauss( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American century by Harold Evans( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces events in American history from the Great Depression, through the period of recovery that followed the election of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, to the end of World War II
 
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They made America : from the steam engine to the search engine : two centuries of innovatorsWho shot rock & roll : a photographic history, 1955 to the presentAmerica : the story of us : an illustrated historyShots in the dark : true crime picturesThe White House in miniature : based on the White House replica by John, Jan, and the Zweifel familyThey made America [from the steam engine to the search engine : two centuries of innovators]Women then : photographs, 1954-1969America the story of usThe American century