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Ric Burns

Ric Burns is best known for his work on the acclaimed PBS series The Civil War, which he produced with Ken Burns and wrote with Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward, and for which he received two Emmy Awards and the Producer of the Year award of the Producers Guild of America. For public television, he has also directed the award-winning documentaries Coney Island, The Donner Party, and The Way West.

James Sanders, an architect, has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair, and Architectural Record. He has completed design and development projects for the Port Authority... Read More

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New York
Written by Ric Burns, James Sanders and Lisa Ades
Knopf | Hardcover | September 2003
$69.95/114.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-4146-6 (1-4000-4146-5)

The companion volume to the PBS television series, with more than 500 full-color and black-and-white illustrations

This lavish and handsomely produced book captures all the beauty, complexity, and power of New York -- the city that seems the very embodiment of ambition, aspiration, romance, desire; the city that has epitomized the entire... Read more






New York
Written by Ric Burns, James Sanders and Lisa Ades
Knopf | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$45.00/53.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-71032-2 (0-375-71032-9)

The companion volume to the PBS television series, with more than 500 full-color and black-and-white illustrations

This lavish and handsomely produced book captures all the beauty, complexity, and power of New York -- the city that seems the very embodiment of ambition, aspiration, romance, desire; the city that has epitomized the entire... Read more






The Civil War
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns
Knopf | Trade Paperback | September 1992
$29.95/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-74277-7 (0-679-74277-8)

This magnificent pictorial history portrays the Civil War as never before, from the events leading to the firing of the first shot at Fort Sumter, through the battles at Shiloh and Gettysburg, the siege of Vicksburg, Sherman's march to the sea, and Lee's surrender at Appomattox. 500 photos. Read more






The Civil War
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns
Knopf | Hardcover | September 1990
$75.00/105.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-56285-8 (0-394-56285-2)

"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads: the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the whole thing."- Shelby Foote, from The Civil War

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