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History Channel (Television network)

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Works: 7,730 works in 11,656 publications in 1 language and 278,951 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Trials, litigation, etc  Anecdotes  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Historical television programs  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Church history 
Roles: Assignee, Producer, Distributor, his
Classifications: E178, 973
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Publications about History Channel (Television network)
Publications by History Channel (Television network)
Most widely held works about History Channel (Television network)
 
Most widely held works by History Channel (Television network)
The Civil War ( visu )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
Through diaries, photographs and re-enactments, these four episodes take the viewer into the personal lives of these Civil War generals
The Underground Railroad ( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
"Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container
Hatfields & McCoys ( visu )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,549 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the historic feud between two families living along the Tug Fork River on the border between West Virginia and Kentucky in the late 1800s
America the story of us ( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
"A riveting adventure of how America was invented. 'America the story of us' focuses on the people, ideas and events that built our nation, covering 400 years of American history in the most extensive and in-depth television series ever produced by History. Sharing their thoughts on the building of America, and what it means to be an American, are a world-class group of individuals including Tom Brokaw, Michael Douglas, Meryl Streep, Buzz Aldrin, Colin Powell, Donald Trump, John Legend, Melissa Etheridge, Brian Williams and more"--Container
Ellis Island by Greystone Communications( visu )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,522 libraries worldwide
Immigrants of every ethnic background recall their extraordinary adventures, historians explore the sometimes insensitive national policies, and the Ellis Island Oral History Project reveals what the immigration experience was actually like. Features rare photographs and film
The Bible : the epic miniseries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
This program is an adaptation of the Bible stories which changed our world. Each story endeavors to stay true to the spirit of the book
Desperate crossing the untold story of the Mayflower ( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,361 libraries worldwide
From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land
The French Revolution ( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
"'The French Revolution' is a ... documentary that encapsulates this heady (and often headless) period in Western civilization. With dramatic reenactments, paintings from the era, and revealing accounts from journals and expert historians, 'The French Revolution' vividly unfurls in a maelstrom of violence. King Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Maximilien Robespierre, and Napoleon Bonaparte lead a cast of thousands ..."--Container
The Great Depression by Mario Matthew Cuomo( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
Covers the stock market crash of 1929 to the recovery spurred by the coming of World War II
A history of Britain the complete collection by Simon Schama( visu )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
This series explores the rich history of a proud nation whose influence upon the globe has been unmistakable
10 days that unexpectedly changed America ( visu )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
Crusades ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 1,143 libraries worldwide
"Delve into the geography and intense political conflict of the Holy Land, the side ot wars between Christianity, Islam, and Judaism."--from original container
Life after people ( visu )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. As global warming and the depletion of natural resources become ever more pressing issues it is critical to consider how we can reduce our impact on the planet. Journey to locations around the globe already going through the processes of a lack of human intervention. See the changes wrought in just decades in ghostly settlements like Chernobyl, which was abandoned since only 1986, and island towns off the coast of Maine. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?
Founding brothers by History Channel (Television network)( visu )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2 explores the ideological conflict that existed between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton and highlights Washington's farewell address. Volume 3 portrays the bitterly contested presidential election of 1796 and the difficult administration of John Adams. Volume 4 concludes with the poignant tale of the reconciliation between Adams and Jefferson, and the story of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
Page one inside the New York Times ( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
This documentary chronicles the transformation of The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk, as the Internet redefines the media industry by surpassing print as the main source of news. At the heart of the film is the burning question on the minds of everyone who cares about a rigorous American press, Times lover or not: what will happen if the fast-moving future of media leaves behind the fact-based, original reporting that helps to define our society? This up-close look at factors and actors that produce the "daily miracle" of a great news organization is a nuanced portrait of journalists continuing to produce extraordinary work under increasingly difficult circumstances
Inside Islam ( visu )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
This video is an introduction to the beliefs, practices, and history of the second largest religion in the world. Leading scholars, theologians, and writers share their perspectives and help explain key figures, places, and concepts in the Muslim faith
How the earth was made ( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
Examines the origin and geological evolution of the earth, focusing on the various cataclysmic transformations that occurred through time
The universe. explore the edges of the unknown ( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Disc 1: Tour the surface of Earth's life-giving star. Mars may be the future of humanity - uses data collected from probes and robotic rovers. Scars on the planet's surface and in its fossil record illustrate the threat posed by meteorites, comets, and asteroids that routinely collide with Earth. Two and a half times the size of all the other planets in the solar system combined, and half a billion miles from Earth, Jupiter is a colossal riddle
Founding fathers ( visu )
10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar bills and pocket change
Last stand of the 300 by David W Padrusch( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
An examination of the Battle of Thermopylae, in which 300 Spartan soldiers held off the entire Persian military for seven full days. Uses digital animation and live reenactments to explain the tactics that allowed the outnumbered Greeks to stall their mighty foes
 
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controlled identity History (Television network)

Chaine Histoire
History Channel (Firm)
History Channel, The.
History Television Network Productions
History Television Productions
History TV Network
HTV
The History Channel.
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