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Lusitana, Donna E.

Overview
Works: 279 works in 468 publications in 3 languages and 13,814 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Case studies  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Biographical films  Drama  Personal narratives 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: E176.1, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Donna E Lusitana
Civil War journal the commanders ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through diaries, photograhs, and factual reenactments, these four episodes focus on the earlier years of the Civil War, including John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry; the first military engagement of the war at Fort Sumter; the first major battle at Bull Ron, and the mix of escaped slaves and educated African American men who made up the 65th Massachussetts regiment
Pearl Harbor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Japanese, tora means "tiger." In December of 1941, "tiger, tiger, tiger" was the code phrase that unleashed one of history's most devastating surprise attacks. But the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor also awakened the "sleeping giant" of American military might, and in the process, sealed Japan's fate"--Container
Charles Dickens a tale of ambition and genius ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born to a life of obscurity and dark despair, his genius made him one of the most successful and beloved figures of his time. Internationally famous just months after his first novel was serialized, Charles Dickens was among the world's first literary stars. But success and acclaim could not banish the ghosts of his childhood or keep him from the deep loneliness that haunted him until his death
Abraham Lincoln, preserving the Union ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln
The Greek gods ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an overview of the deities of ancient Greek mythology
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one of the last century's most mysterious writers
Nostradamus, prophet of doom ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the prophecies of the medieval physician Nostradamus, interviewing scholars on both sides of the discussion
Christopher Columbus explorer of the New World ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the life of Christopher Columbus, one of the greatest explorers in history, from his childhood in Genoa, to his voyages to the New World in search of Asia, to his death, penniless and disgraced
Paul Revere, the midnight rider ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He risked everything to free his nation. Now venture into the incredible life and legacy of Paul Revere, the master silversmith who forever changed the course of American history. Every child knows of Revere's thrilling "midnight ride," but beyond the folklore was a man at the center of a revolution. Although he is one of the country's first folk heroes -- inspiring Longfellow's famous 1861 poem -- few people realize that Revere also led the Sons of Liberty, risked death as a courier and spy, helped organize the Boston Tea Party, and used his smithery skills to engrave powerful propaganda that enraged British rulers. Biography presents a look at the famed patriot, chronicling his service as a Continental Army colonel in the war -- and beyond -- to his prosperous life as an early American industrialist
Neiman Marcus last of the merchant kings ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carrie Neiman and her brother, Herbert Marcus, shared a powerful blend of perfectionism, exquisite taste and a passion for hard work. Together, they overcame incredible odds to create one of the most respected names in shopping, Neiman Marcus
Stonewall Jackson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He earned his nickname for bravery at Bull Run and led some of the most stunning campaigns of the Civil War. An outstanding leader and brilliant tactician, Stonewall Jackson is widely regarded as one of the greatest Confederate commanders. Visits some of the bloodiest battlegrounds in America for a riveting portrait of the commander who held his ground 'like a stone wall.'
The Hindenburg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Zeppelin's airship with an account of the fire which destroyed it and which was the first disaster at which the media were eyewitnesses. Includes interviews with survivors, historians, and eyewitnesses and the complete radio broadcast that informed the world of the calamity
The Hatfields & McCoys an American feud ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines one of the most fabled American family feuds of all time, the feud between the McCoy family of Kentucky and the Hatfield family of West Virginia. Includes comments from historians and modern-day descendants of both families
The Civil War ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why the war started and how it was fought. Explores the factors that finally helped bring it all to a close and the revolutionary new artillery weapons of the day
The presidents the lives and legacies of the 43 leaders of the United States ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents snapshots of the forty-three commanders in chief who have guided America throughout its history
Lizzie Borden a woman accused ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 100 years ago a New England spinster, Lizzie Borden, stood accused of the brutal hatchet murders of her father and stepmother. Was she a scheming, cold-blooded murderess who beat the charges? Or was she an innocent woman forever marked by that fateful day?
H.G. Wells time traveler ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the life of H.G. Wells, author of 161 books, including science fiction masterpieces, and prophet of many modern technologies. At a time when science was more conjecture than fact, Wells forecast chemical warfare, the atom bomb, and computer chips
Foot soldier the rebels ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Though they were out-manned and out-supplied, they fought with a passion borne out of intense loyalty to their cause and commander, the legendary Robert E. Lee. Join "Johnny Reb" as he marches across the South, from the epic battles to the long bouts of boredom between battles. Hear fascinating excerpts from soldiers' letters and diaries. Expert analysis and extensive re-enactments offer a revealing look at life in the Confederate Army and offer insight into the heart of this heroic group of foot soldiers"--Container
The "Traitor" president, Jefferson Davis ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Jefferson Davis with emphasis on his Civil War career
Women at war ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the role of women in the war as soldiers, spies, nurses and providing support
 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.14 for The Civil ... to 0.54 for The "Trait ...)
Alternative Names
Lusitania, Donna E.
Languages
English (85)
Spanish (1)
Polish (1)
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