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History Channel (Television network)

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Works: 7,366 works in 11,440 publications in 1 language and 273,246 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Anecdotes  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Trials, litigation, etc  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 Underground Railroad ( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,640 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 The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container
Ellis Island by Greystone Communications( visu )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,514 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
Hatfields & McCoys ( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,505 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 )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,490 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
Desperate crossing the untold story of the Mayflower ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,338 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
Civil War journal the commanders ( visu )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,313 libraries worldwide
Through diaries, photographs and re-enactments, these four episodes take the viewer into the personal lives of these Civil War generals
The Great Depression by Mario Matthew Cuomo( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,296 libraries worldwide
Delves into the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and how it affected people, how the American public worked together to get through the massive hardships, and how the economy recovered with World War II. Examine the changes that swept the shaken nation during the first year - from the landslide victory of FDR in 1932 to Dust Bowl farmers. Americans sought release from the hard times wherever they could find it - from marathon dancing to going to the movies. As the Depression lingered and the New Deal failed to live up to people's expectations, some Americans fought back against the system. After years of crisis, WWII approached and did what all the protests and recovery programs failed to do - end the Depression. Includes photos, rare interviews, and footage of the culture, media, and politics of the times
The French Revolution ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,282 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 Bible : the epic miniseries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,216 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
Life after people ( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,179 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. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?
10 days that unexpectedly changed America ( visu )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,171 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 )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
Join Terry Jones for a chronicle of the Crusades
Founding brothers by Joseph J Ellis( visu )
13 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
Inside Islam ( visu )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
It is the second largest religion in the world. Its name is derived from the word for peace, yet to many Westerners, it is synonymous with violence and terror. Widely practiced and equally widely misunderstood, Islam is a religion that has been at the heart of human experience for well over a thousand years. In the world after September 11th, it is especially critical to understand the origins and practice of Islam, and its role in the world today. This balanced, objective introduction to the great faith traces its roots back to the Hebrew Bible and explains the main tenets of Islam: the Five Pillars that all Muslims must adhere to. Discover what the Qur'an has to say about war, violence and suicide, and see how these words have been co-opted by extremists. Running time 93 minutes, with commentary from September 2001 for 9 minutes after
Page one inside the New York Times ( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,082 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
How the earth was made ( visu )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
Examines the origin and geological evolution of the earth, focusing on the various cataclysmic transformations that occurred through time
Founding fathers ( visu )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,017 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 1,005 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
The greatest stories never told : 100 tales from history to astonish, bewilder, & stupefy by Rick Beyer( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
A collection of entertaining and little-known stories about events that changed the course of history, covering a period of two thousand years
A history of Britain the complete collection by Simon Schama( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Presents a detailed history of Britain ranging from prehistoric times through the twentieth century, focusing on the people and events that shaped the nation
 
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controlled identity History (Television network)

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