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Burns, Kenneth Lauren 1953-

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The Civil War : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )
47 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,851 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
The Civil War by Ken Burns( visu )
92 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,358 libraries worldwide
An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
Lewis & Clark the journey of the Corps of Discovery by Florentine Films( visu )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,466 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
Baseball : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,131 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 national parks America's best idea by Ken Burns( visu )
52 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 3,107 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
Jazz by Ken Burns( visu )
80 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,089 libraries worldwide
Episode 8. Between 1945 and 1955, jazz splinters into different camps: cool and hot, East and West, traditional and modern. One by one, the big bands leave the road, but Duke Ellington keeps his band together, while Louis Armstrong puts together a small group, the "All-Stars." Promoter Norman Granz insists on equal treatment for every member of his integrated troupes on his Jazz at the Philharmonic Tours. Meanwhile, bebop musicians Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker are creating some of the most inventive jazz ever played but a devastating narcotics plague sweeps through the jazz community, ruining lives and changing the dynamics of performance. And a number of great performers, including Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious Monk, Paul Desmond, Bille Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and John Lewis, find new ways to bring new audiences to jazz
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945 by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,834 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 )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and German and held by 2,802 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
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( visu )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,522 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, discussing his role in early America as author of the Declaration of Independence, president, expansionist, ambassador, and in other areas of life, and discussing the controversy over his ownership of slaves
Mark Twain by Howard F Decker( visu )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,497 libraries worldwide
Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others
Frank Lloyd Wright by Frank Lloyd Wright( visu )
52 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,316 libraries worldwide
Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright
The West by Ken Burns( visu )
39 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee
Lewis & Clark : an illustrated history by Dayton Duncan( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,213 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
Prohibition by Ken Burns( visu )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,206 libraries worldwide
This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
Baseball by Don Kessinger( visu )
49 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,197 libraries worldwide
It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( visu )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,154 libraries worldwide
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Menacing black blizzards killed farmers' crops and livestock, threatened the lives of their children, and forced thousands of desperate families to move somewhere else. Includes interviews, photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage to tell incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Disc 1 includes classroom resources correlated to junior and senior high school curricula; lesson plans correlated to the national standards in U.S. history, economics, geography and environmental studies, and journalism; and video clips that emphasize lesson themes
Ken Burns jazz the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Sound Recording )
15 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 libraries worldwide
Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Mark Twain by Susan Bivin Aller( Book )
8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others
The best of Ken Burns' Jazz by Ken Burns( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 25 libraries worldwide
20 of the greatest jazz songs ever recorded
The mystic chords of memory by University of Vermont( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 4 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
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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
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