The West: An Illustrated History

The West: An Illustrated History


By (author) Geoffrey C Ward, Other Dayton Duncan, Preface by Stephen Ives, Preface by Ken Burns, Contributions by Professor John Mack Faragher, Contributions by David G Gutierrez, Contributions by Julie Roy Jeffrey, Contributions by Professor Patricia Nelson Limerick, Contributions by Natachee Scott Momaday, Contributions by T H Watkins, Contributions by Richard White

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  • Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 445 pages
  • Dimensions: 235mm x 279mm x 29mm | 1,755g
  • Publication date: 2 October 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Boston, MA
  • ISBN 10: 0316735892
  • ISBN 13: 9780316735896
  • Edition: 1, Illustrated
  • Edition statement: Illustrated
  • Sales rank: 746,565

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- The PBS series The West will be rebroadcast nationally on eight consecutive Monday evenings between October 13 and December 1, 2003.- This book was developed and written by the creative team responsible for other major bestsellers, including The Civil War, Baseball, and Jazz, and became an immediate national bestseller when it was published in 1996.- Ken Burns directed the landmark series The Civil War, Baseball, and Jazz, as well as the Academy Award-nominated The Brooklyn Bridge and The Statue of Liberty, among many other popular and highly successful documentary films.

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"A vivid account of the American experience, filled with stories of the greed, folly, courage, ambition, and hope that still fuel the dreams of this nation."