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The Resource The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945, by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns

The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945, by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns

Label
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945
Title
The war
Title remainder
an intimate history, 1941-1945
Statement of responsibility
by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns
Title variation
War
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As companion to his 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
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
War (Television program : 2007)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Geoffrey C
Dewey number
940.53/73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
D769
LC item number
.W345 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Soldiers
  • War and society
  • War and family
  • City and town life
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Special collections
Label
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945, by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a Ken Burns film directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
  • "This book was set in Minion, a typeface produced by the Adobe Corporation specifically for the Macintosh personal computer, and released in 1990. Designed by Robert Slimbach, Minion combines the classic characteristics of old-style faces with the full complement of weights required for modern typesetting. Composed by North Market Street Graphics, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Printed and bound by R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Willard, Ohio. Designed by Wendy Byrne"--Colophon
  • End papers decorated with photographs depicting the men and women who were citizens of the four towns featured in "The War."
  • Autographed by Ken Burns on page following front end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 436-440) and index
Contents
A necessary war, December 1941-December 1942 -- When things get tough, January - November 1943 -- A deadly calling, November 1943-June 1944 -- Pride of our nation, June-August 1944 -- Fubar, August-December 1944 -- A world without war, March-August 1945
Control code
ocm80461210
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 451 p.
Isbn
9780307262837
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007003640
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), , fascims., col. maps, ports.
Label
The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945, by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns
Publication
Note
  • Based on a Ken Burns film directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
  • "This book was set in Minion, a typeface produced by the Adobe Corporation specifically for the Macintosh personal computer, and released in 1990. Designed by Robert Slimbach, Minion combines the classic characteristics of old-style faces with the full complement of weights required for modern typesetting. Composed by North Market Street Graphics, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Printed and bound by R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Willard, Ohio. Designed by Wendy Byrne"--Colophon
  • End papers decorated with photographs depicting the men and women who were citizens of the four towns featured in "The War."
  • Autographed by Ken Burns on page following front end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 436-440) and index
Contents
A necessary war, December 1941-December 1942 -- When things get tough, January - November 1943 -- A deadly calling, November 1943-June 1944 -- Pride of our nation, June-August 1944 -- Fubar, August-December 1944 -- A world without war, March-August 1945
Control code
ocm80461210
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxv, 451 p.
Isbn
9780307262837
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007003640
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), , fascims., col. maps, ports.

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