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The way West : how the West was lost and won, 1845-1893  Cover Image DVD DVD

The way West : how the West was lost and won, 1845-1893

McCullough, David G. (Added Author). Baker, Russell, 1925- (Narrator). Burns, Ric. (Added Author). Ades, Lisa. (Added Author). Steeplechase Films Inc. (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Channel Four (Great Britain) (Added Author).

Summary: Chronicles the final decades of the American frontier from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415716927
  • ISBN: 9781415716922
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Distribution, [©2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as episodes of the television program The American experience in 1995, in association with Channel Four Television.
Formatted Contents Note: Episode 1. Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1964 -- Episode 2. Approach of civilization, 1865-1869 -- Episode 3. War for the Black Hills, 1870-1876 -- Episode 4. Ghost Dance, 1877-1893.
Participant or Performer Note: Introduced by David McCullough ; narrated by Russell Baker.
System Details Note:
DVD; full screen version.
Language Note:
Subject: West (U.S.) Territorial expansion
United States History 19th century
Indians of North America
Territorial expansion
United States
United States, West
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Lummi Library DVD 6 F 591 .W39 2010 289052 DVD Available -

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