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1. A first-class temperament : the emergence of Franklin Roosevelt by Ward, Geoffrey C. Publication: New York : Harper & Row 1989 . xvii, 889 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. , Includes bibliographical references (p. 843-862) & index. Date: 1989 Availability: Items available: AIT 美國資料中心 AIT American Center (1),

2. Mark Twain : [an illustrated biography] / Geoffrey C Ward; Dayton Duncan; Ken Burns by Ward, Geoffrey C Publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001 . xvi, 269 s. ill. (vissa i fa¨rg) , A Borzoi book. - Undertitel fra°n skyddsomsl. Date: 2001 Availability: Items available: AIT 美國資料中心 AIT American Center (1), 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (1), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

3. Abraham and Mary Lincoln :   Publication: [United States] : WGBH Educational Foundation : | Distributed by PBS Home Video, 2001 . 3 videocassettes of 3 (360 min.) : | Copyright: no reg. , Special features include: interviews with the producer and cinematographer, audio descriptions, audio navigation, three-part featurette, interactive map, videos interview of historians, timelines, essays, photo galleries, and teacher's guide. | Videocassette 1. This film begins in 1882 when Mary Todd Lincoln is an old woman living near Springfield, Illinois. It backtracts to tell the story of the couple's childhoods his in a remote backwoods log cabin, hers in a wealthy Kentucky home. And it describes their courtship. Mary sets her heart on the raw, socially awkward Lincoln, saying later. “ He’ll be president of the United States on day. If I had not thought so I never would have married him. “ Their partnership is both tempestuous and passionate. She has a temper, and he suffers bouts of depression. But they share a powerful political ambition that sends Lincoln to the House of Representatives and later, with the country splitting apart over slavery, propels him to run for president. On election night, when the results finally come in, Lincoln goes home and tells his wife, “Mary, Mary, we are elected” | Videcassette 2: When the Lincolns arrive in Washington in 1861, the country is breaking apart. The country's president-elect is unknown, untested, and mistrusted. His wife, the daughter of a Southern slave owner, is suspected of being a Confederate sympathizer, As Lincoln leads a confused and frightened people through the most terrible conflict in their history, disaster strikes his own home: Willie Lincoln -- the child Mary says will be the hope and stay of her old age – dies. Mary, though tormented by her grief, visits wounded soldiers and helps slaves who have made their way to the North. Losing her grip on sanity, she also turns to spiritualists for comfort. Her husband, bowed down with sorrow, never loses sight of the tragedy consuming the nation. With the war going badly in the east, enlistments drying up, and morale low, Lincoln takes a step that changes the country forever and in ding so he changes himself. On January 1, 1863 the sixteenth president issues the Emancipation Proclamation liberating millions of Americans from bondage. The Move turns the Civil War from a conflict over union into a struggle for freedom. 1/2 in. Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

4. Baseball: an illustrated history by Ward, Geoffrey C. Publication: New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1994 . 486 p. , Includes index. Date: 1994 Availability: No items available:

5. Jazz : a film by Ken Burns by Burns, Ken, 1953- Publication: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Video 2000 . 10 videocassettes (ca. 19 hr.) : col. and b&w ; 1/2 in. , A documentary history of jazz from its origins in the city of New Orleans during the 1890s within the African-American community through the 1990's. Contents: --episode 1. Gumbo (90 min.) --episode 2. The gift (90 min.) --episode 3. Our language (120 min.) --episode 4. The true welcome (125 min.) --episode 5. Swing: pure pleasure (90 min.) --episode 6. Swing: the velocity of celebration (120 min.) --episode 7. Dedicated to chaos (120 min.) --episode 8. Risk (125 min.) --episode 9. The adventure (120 min.) --episode 10. Masterpiece by midnight (120 min.) Date: 2000 Availability: No items available:

6. The Civil War   Publication: Burbank, CA PBS Home Video Warner Home Video 2002 . 5 videocassettes (680 min.) sd., col. with b&w sequences 1/2 in. , Closed-captioned Originally produced as a television mini series in 1990. VHS Special feature: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction." MPAA rating: Not rated | An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive- and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again. | Contents: tape 1, Episode one : The cause 1861 tape 2, Episode two & three : A very bloody affair forever free 1862 tape 3, Episode four : Simply murder Episode five : The universe of battle tape 4, Episode six : Valley of the shadow of death 1864 Episode seven : Most hallowed ground 1864 tape 5, Episode eight : War is all hell 1865 Episode nine : The better angels of our nature 1865 Behind the scenes : the civil war reconstruction Date: 2002 Availability: No items available:

7. Death runs riot   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (84 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in. , Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series | In the 1850's, more American pioneers moved west, bringing with them slavery and the sparks that would ignite the Civil War. Tactics that had defeated the armies of the South would then begin to be used against the Native Americans of the West. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

8. Empire upon the trails   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (84 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in. , Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series. | In the early 1800's, no one knew who would control the seemingly infinite spaces of the West. Hopeful Americans moved onward toward Manifest Destiny, as they determined to make the West--all of it--their own. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

9. Fight no more forever   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (85 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in , Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS. Historical TV documentary series. | By the 1870s there were only a few pockets of resistance against the nation's push to conquer the West. On the Great Plains, Sitting Bull followed his mystical visions and urged his Lakota people to fight rather than surrender their sacred Black Hills and traditional way of life. Custer's "Last stand" would also become, in effect, the last stand of the Sioux as a free people. In Utah, the Morman patriarch Brigham Young would be forced to choose between saving his church or sacrificing his spiritual son. Farther west, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce would find himself helping to lead one of the most extraordinary military compaigns in American history. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

10. The geography of hope   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (85 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in. , Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series. | By the 1870s the American conquest of the West was nearly complete. In one decade, with Native Americans effectively confined to reservations, some four-and-a-half million new settlers would arrive to stake their claim to the future. Pap Singleton, an ex-slave from Tennessee, became the era's "Black Moses," leading his people to the free soil of Kansas. A frail New York politician transformed himself into a rugged North Dakota rancher, and eventually, president of the United States. And as Americans tried to "tame" the West, the nation's greatest showman, Buffalo Bill Cody, instead offered adoring crowds his enthusiastic version of a "Wild West"--Heroic, glorious, romantic, and most of all, mythic. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

11. The grandest enterprise under God   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (84 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in. , Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series. | After the Civil War Americans set out with a new energy and optimism to finally unite the East and the West. To do this, they embarked on one of the greatest technological achievements of the age--building the first transcontinental railroad to conquer forbidding mountains, harsh deserts and awesome distances. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

12. One sky above us   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (62 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in. , Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series. | As the 20th century neared, Americans celebrated with the World Columbian Exposition, where they were told that the frontier had closed, but in the real West, for every frontier story that ended, another one began. Some Native Americans waged a struggle to hold onto their traditions in the midst of rapid, overwhelming change, while others chose to learn the white man's ways, hoping to help their families and their tribe. In California, the emerging metropolis of Los Angeles waged yet another battle to control the arid region's most precious commodity--water. Much had changed in the West, but it continued to be what it had always been--a landscape of the imagination, the reservoir of our shared hopes and dreams, a place of both conflict and infinite possibility, and an enduring symbol of something unquestionably American. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

13. The People   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (82 min.) sd., col. and B&W 1/2 in. , Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series. | To the original Native American inhabitants, the West has been a land of myth. To the Europeans, such as Cabeza de Vaca and Coronado, the West was a "wilderness" to be conquered. Nearly 100 years before the American Revolution, the Pueblo people of the Southwest rose up against their European masters and drove the Spanish from their lands. Then, with America's purchase of the Louisiana Territory in 1804, Lewis and Clark set off to find the fabled Northwest Passage, as a confident young nation prepared for its own epic march across the West. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

14. The speck of the future   Publication: [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment 1996 . 1 videocassette (84 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in , Closed captioned for the hearing impaired "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series. | History of the California gold rush which started in 1848, when a sawmill worker named James Marshall reached down into the streambed of the American River in California and discovered gold. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

15. Baseball: an illustrated history by Ward, Geoffrey C. Publication: New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1994 . 486 p. , Includes index. Date: 1994 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

16. The West : an illustrated history by Ward, Geoffrey C. Publication: Boston Back Bay Books 1996 . xvii, 445 p. ill. 29 cm. , Includes bibliographical references (p. 435) and index. | THE WEST is an unrivaled work of history that brilliantly captures all the drama and excitement, the sober realities and bright myths, of the American West. Date: 1996 Availability: Items available: 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (2),

17. The West : an illustrated history / Geoffrey C Ward; Dayton Duncan; et al by Ward, Geoffrey C Publication: Boston : Back Bay Books, 2003 . xvii, 445 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 28 cm. Date: 2003 Availability: Items available: 高雄美國資料中心 - 河堤 American Corner Kaohsiung He-ti (1), 台北美國資料中心 (北市圖) American Corner Taipei (1), 台中美國資料中心 American Corner Taichung (1),

18. The Civil War : an illustrated history by Ward, Geoffrey C. Publication: New York : Knopf 1990 . xix, 425 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm. , Includes bibliographical references and index. Date: 1990 Availability: No items available: