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Ward, Geoffrey C.

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Most widely held works by Geoffrey C Ward
The Civil War : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

45 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,563 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 )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,024 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 West : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses chiefly on the 19th century which is the period that defined the American West in popular imagination
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945 by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,839 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 )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 2,766 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
The war( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )

36 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2,432 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
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet important historical personalities, scientists, aviators, and athletes in this series that illustrate the impact dynamic leaders have on society. These books are sure to inspire young readers as they learn about the lives of famous people. Each book includes a timeline of important dates, a glossary, and an index. Included in the back of each book are additional resources such as At the Library, On the Web, On the Road, and Did you Know? that are filled with interesting facts
Mark Twain by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,165 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 throughout the world, to his career as a journalist and author
The Vietnam War : an intimate history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

22 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in English and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comprehensive look at the Vietnam War"--
The West by Ken Burns( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,950 WorldCat member 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
Frank Lloyd Wright by Ken Burns( Visual )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Discusses some of the 800+ buildings designed by Wright, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Johnson Wax Building, Fallingwater, Unity Temple, and Taliesin. Examines how Wright's buildings and ideas changed the way we live, work, and see the world around us. Documents the turbulence of Wright's personal life, including his three marriages, financial troubles, and many scandals
The Roosevelts : an intimate history by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This companion volume to the PBS documentary distills more than thirty years of thinking and writing about the Roosevelts. Despite the fierce partisanship of their eras, the Roosevelts were far more united than divided. All the history the Roosevelts made is here, but this is primarily an intimate account, the story of three people who overcame obstacles that would have undone less forceful personalities. Theodore Roosevelt would push past childhood frailty, outpace depression, survive terrible grief -- and transform the office of the presidency. Eleanor Roosevelt, orphaned and alone as a child, would endure her husband's betrayal, battle her own self-doubts, and remake herself into the most consequential first lady in American history and the most admired woman on earth. And Franklin Roosevelt, born to privilege and so pampered that most of his youthful contemporaries dismissed him as a charming lightweight, would summon the strength to lead the nation through the two greatest crises since the Civil War, though he could not take a single step unaided. The three were towering personalities, but The Roosevelts shows that they were also flawed human beings who confronted in their personal lives issues familiar to all of us: anger and the need for forgiveness, courage and cowardice, confidence and self-doubt, loyalty to family and the need to be true to oneself
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prizewinning biographer Geoffrey C. Ward brings to life the real Jack Johnson, a figure far more complex and compelling than the newspaper headlines he inspired could ever convey. Johnson battled his way from obscurity to the top of the heavyweight ranks and in 1908 won the greatest prize in American sports--one that had always been the private preserve of white boxers. At a time when whites ran everything in America, he took orders from no one and resolved to live as if color did not exist. While most blacks struggled just to survive, he reveled in his riches and his fame. And at a time when the mere suspicion that a black man had flirted with a white woman could cost him his life, he insisted on sleeping with whomever he pleased, and married three. Because he did so the federal government set out to destroy him, and he was forced to endure a year of prison and seven years of exile. Ward points out that to most whites (and to some African Americans as well) he was seen as a perpetual threat--profligate, arrogant, amoral, a dark menace, and a danger to the natural order of things.--From publisher description
Before the trumpet : young Franklin Roosevelt, 1882-1905 by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of the uncommon family, early years and private world of the man who became FDR
Mark Twain by Ken Burns( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,747 WorldCat member 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 Roosevelts : an intimate history by PBS Distribution (Firm)( Visual )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of these years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of the National Parks, the digging of the Panama Canal, the passage of innovative New Deal programs, the defeat of Hitler, and the postwar struggles for civil rights at home and human rights abroad. It is also an intimate human story about love, betrayal, family loyalty, personal courage, and the conquest of fear
The Vietnam War by Ken Burns( Visual )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick : Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the series explores the human dimensions of the war through revelatory testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides -- Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. Ten years in the making, the series includes rarely seen, digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the globe, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th Century, historic television broadcasts, evocative home movies, and secret audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon administrations. The Vietnam War features more than 100 iconic musical recordings from greatest artists of the era, and haunting original music from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross as well as the Silk Road Ensemble featuring Yo-Yo Ma"--Publisher
A first-class temperament : the emergence of Franklin Roosevelt by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the private world, personal ordeal, and public triumph of the thirty-second president
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Civil War : an illustrated history
Baseball : an illustrated historyThe West : 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. AnthonyNot for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony : an illustrated historyMark TwainThe WestUnforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
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Geoffrey Ward American historian, author and film writer

Geoffrey Ward Amerikaans schrijver

Ward, Geoffrey

Ward, Geoffrey 1940-

ג'פרי וורד

جافری وارد

جيوفري وارد

워드, 제프리 C. 1940-


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