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Burns, Ken 1953-

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The Civil War : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series. This non-illustrated edition interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through that cataclysmic trail of our nationhood, from Abraham Lincoln to ordinary foot soldiers. Includes essays by distinguished historians of the era
Baseball : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 3,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

530 illustrations in text Best Books for Young Teen Readers. A history of the game, published in conjunction with a PBS documentary, with essays, facts, & over 500 photos. This is an incredible book for the baseball fan & for anyone interested in the social history of America as reflected in a sport. It is filled with wonderful photographs. Students will want to browse through the memorabilia of baseball & read about the evolution of the game. For the most part, the chapters focus on decades & look at every aspect of the game, including the rules, players, owners, facilities, & fans. This is the companion book to the PBS television series. Bibliography & index
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945 by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As companion to the PBS series airing in September 2007, "The War" focuses on the citizens of four towns--Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama, following more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Maps and hundreds of photographs enrich this compelling, unflinching narrative
Jazz : a history of America's music by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of jazz music from its origins in New Orleans through the twentieth century, and looks at the lives and contributions of some of the genre's greatest composers and performers
Lewis & Clark : the journey of the Corps of Discovery by Ken Burns( Visual )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the most important expedition in American history, led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Includes the stories of the young army men, French-Canadian boatmen, Clark's African-American slave, and the Shoshone woman named Sacagawea who went with them
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of women's suffrage in the United States through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony. Part 1 covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868. Part 2 spans the period from 1868 to the passage in 1919 of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the vote
The national parks : America's best idea( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 2,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them and save them from destruction
Mark Twain by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Integrating material from his literary works, diaries, and letters, this illustrated portrait of one of America's greatest writers follows Twain from his childhood, through his travels thoughout the world, to his career as a journalist and author
Lewis & Clark : an illustrated history by Dayton Duncan( Book )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of the journey of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, who set out from a camp just upstream from St. Louis in 1804 at the request of President Thomas Jefferson, to search for the fabled Northwest Passage to the Pacific Ocean
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue holds in our hearts"--Publisher's website
Ken Burns jazz the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

15 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
The best of Ken Burns' Jazz by Ken Burns( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
The mystic chords of memory by University of Vermont( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ken Burns ... celebrates the special messages the past sends to us. His address during the Vermont/UVM Bicentennial year reminds us that history presents "a precise and difficult mirror of the people we are now"--Container
Ken Burns's The Civil War : historians respond( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Ken Burns's the Civil War brings together detractors, supporters, and Ken Burns himself in a volume that will inspire readers to look again at this ... documentary, at the way television shows history, and at the Civil War itself"--Jacket
Jazz : a film by Ken Burns( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Civil War : an illustrated history
Alternative Names
Burns, Kenneth L.

Burns, Kenneth L. 1953-

Burns, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lauren), 1953-

Burns, Kenneth Lauren

Burns Kenneth Lauren 1953-....

Ken Burns

Ken Burns Amerikaans filmregisseur

Ken Burns réalisateur américain de documentaires

Ken Burns regista e produttore di documentari statunitense

Ken Burns US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Kenneth Lauren Burns

Бёрнс, Кен

Кен Бернс американський кінорежисер і продюсер документальних фільмів

קן ברנס

كين بيرنز

کن برنز کارگردان آمریکایی

ケン・バーンズ

肯·伯恩斯

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Baseball : an illustrated historyThe war : an intimate history, 1941-1945Jazz : a history of America's musicNot for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. AnthonyMark TwainLewis & Clark : an illustrated historyKen Burns's America