The West by Geoffrey C. Ward
An Illustrated History

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The creators of the landmark public television series The Civil War and Baseball present a lavishly illustrated companion book to the forthcoming series tracing the history of the West. TV tie-in. $300,000 ad/promo. BOMC, History, & QPB Main.
 

About Geoffrey C. Ward

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Geoffrey C. Ward is the author of 11 books, & has written for numerous documentary films. He lives in New York City.
 
Published September 1, 1996 by Little, Brown. 445 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Always challenging, always interesting, Barbara Ward brings her views of the points of conflict and cooperation between East and West into sharp focus in three lectures which read consecutively as a closely reasoned and integrated study.

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Following the format of The Civil War and Baseball, two earlier book companions to Ken Burns's television series, this beautifully designed, handsomely illustrated and stylishly written social history

Sep 02 1996 | Read Full Review of The West: An Illustrated History

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In reality Dolly Roth - Mrs Zane Grey - edited millions of words of her husband's badlands prose in over 70 novels, possibly including Riders of the Purple Sage , and sold them for him as well.

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Following the format of The Civil War and Baseball, two earlier book companions to Ken Burns's television series, this beautifully designed, handsomely illustrated and stylishly written social history of the American West will be published as Burns's new eight-part documentary airs on PBS.

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HistoryNet

This stunning companion volume to the PBS series fromKen Burns and Stephen Ives (See September/October 1996 issue of American History) examines the diverse history of the American West fromthe arrival of the first Spanish explorers through World War I.

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