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Nevison, Henry

Overview
Works: 55 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 3,958 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Editor
Classifications: E77, 973.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henry Nevison
U.S. & the world, 1865-1917( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the slaughter of the buffalo and the conquest of the American West; the Dawes Act and its impact on Native Americans; from isolation to empire; the Spanish-American War; the Filipino insurrection; America in the Caribbean and the Panama Canal; the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine; dollar diplomacy; intervention in Latin America
The Navajo (Diné)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Navajo Indians
The Apache (Ndee)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Apache Indians
The Mexican Revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This A & E Special takes a close look at the Mexican Revolution, a revolt against a dictator that ended in civil war, with action on both sides of the Mexico/U.S. border. Offers a much needed historical perspective on Mexican/American relations. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. (90 minutes) A streaming videorecording
The Civil War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program utilizes exciting reenactments, artifacts and interviews to explore key battles of the Civil War, life on the northern and southern homefronts, and the role of African Americans in the war
Causes of the Civil War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how the interests of the industrial North and the agricultural South (the Cotton Belt) came to clash over critical issues such as plantation slavery, and how these issues eventually led to the secession of the southern states
World War II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upheaval in Europe and Asia bring the first signs of a second world war. War newsreels and photographs present the important events leading to war, such as Lend Lease, the arsenal for democracy, the attack on Pearl Harbor and industrial mobilization and rationing. This program covers the European and Pacific theaters, and the beginnings of the Atomic Age as well as life on the homefront, Americans on the move, the second Great Migration and the internment of Japanese Americans
A history of Native Americans( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the culture of Native Americans, their contemporary and historical struggles, and their relationships with non-native society. Historians and representative tribe members clarify miconceptions about Native Americans and provide insights into their culture
Reconstruction & segregation (1865-1910)( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The conclusion of the Civil War marked the end of slavery and of the Confederacy, but also the beginning of the monumental challenges of how to readmit the southern states into the Union and how to ensure the liberty of over three million newly freed African Americans. This program examines the antebellum struggles of Congress to rebuild the south as an equal and free society by means of the Reconstruction Amendments. It also looks at social and economic opposition to the citizenship of former slaves, including such obstacles as the Ku Klux Klan, sharecropping and black segregation."--Container
The roaring twenties( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This riveting program outlines an America focused on post-war prosperity. The U.S. economy was in the midst of a third industrial revolution and the automobile and consumer goods sparked fundamental changes in daily life
The era of colonization (1585-1763)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program vividly presents the hardships faced by the first European settlers, giving viewers a sense of the determination of the Jamestown and Puritan settlers. It traces the impact of the English in the New World, changes to Native American societies, religious diversity and freedom, and the role of the Pennsylvania Quakers. The French and Indian War occurs during this time as the struggle for control in North America unfolds."--Container
Immigration and cultural change( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the large infusion of immigrants to the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century and how public schools, movies, newspapers and sports helped to Americanize the newcomers
The Great War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents dramatic footage, photographs and interviews that illuminate significant events that lead to America's involvement in World War I as well as the war's impact on America
Iroquois( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accurate portrayal of the Iroquois Indians including their history, culture and way of life today. The video challenges many still-prevalent myths and stereotypes. Examines the issue of the role of the U.S. government, debunks myths about Native Americans, explores their spiritual relationship with nature and discusses the role of women in their societies
The Lenape( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Lenape Indians
The Potawatomi (Bodé Wad Mi)( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Potawatomi Indians
A nation in turmoil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the period of industrialization in the United States in the late 19th century
United States history origins to 2000( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As America expanded, many people prospered, while others, especially immigrants in large urban areas, struggled with poverty, substance abuse and homelessness. In addition, property qualifications limited the number of citizens who could vote. See how Andrew Jackson's rise to the presidency prompted significant social and political change. Gradually, property qualifications were eliminated and more men gained the right to vote. Viewers learn about the Seneca Falls Convention, the first organized attempt to address the rights of women. This program also addresses how others tried to improve both themselves and society. During this period, many people sought to end the most divisive issue in America-- slavery-- and strove for a stronger, more unified nation."--Container
The Pueblo( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Pueblo Indians
Indians of North America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These video programs are based upon the Chelsea House Publishers' series of the same name. Each video examines the issues discussed in U.S. and Canadian classrooms today: hard facts about the role of the U.S. government; debunks myths about Native Americans; explores their spiritual relationship with nature; discusses the role of women in their societies"--Slipcase
 
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Languages
English (26)