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Summary: "Experience the intrigue, scandal, excitement and chaos of the most dominant empire in the history of western civilization as History journeys back to the age of Caesar"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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Hale, Nathan

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Summary: "The first American pilots to fight in World War I flew for the French military. France created a squadron of volunteer Americans called the Lafayette Escadrille (named after the great Marquis de Lafayette). Follow this squadron on their high-flying adventures: How they got into the French military. How they learned to fly. How they fought--and died. And how these American pilots would go down...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books 2023

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Sunzi

Summary: The oldest known military treatise, Sun Tzu's the Art of War is still one of the world's most influential writings on strategic thought. Applicable everywhere from the boardroom to the bedroom, from the playing field to the battlefield, its wisdom has never been more highly regarded or used. Now available in its complete form-including an insightful English translation, the entire Chinese...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2008

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Summary: We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had discovered and spent the next one thousand years adding new developments and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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Lochery, Neill

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Summary: "When Nazis looked to flee Europe with stolen art, gems, and gold in tow, certain "neutral" countries were all too willing to assist them. By the end of January 1945, it was clear to Germany that the war was lost. The Third Reich was in freefall, and its leaders, apart from those clustered around Hitler in his Berlin bunker, sought to abscond before they were besieged. But they wanted to take...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

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Mann, Charles C.

Summary: "1493 for Young People by Charles C. Mann tells the gripping story of globalization through travel, trade, colonization, and migration from its beginnings in the fifteenth century to the present. How did the lowly potato plant feed the poor across Europe and then cause the deaths of millions? How did the rubber plant enable industrialization? What is the connection between malaria, slavery, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Triangle Square/Seven Stories Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 909.08 MAN

Summary: "Pilot and Titan unite as never before in Titanfall 2. Experience a single player campaign that explores the unique bond between man and machine. Dominate the competition in multiplayer action, featuring six all-new Titans, enhanced Pilot abilities, an expanded customization system, new maps, weapons, and much more"--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Electronic Arts, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME XBOXONE TIT

Summary: Each section features a lavish double-page image of an influential painting that defines each artistic style. Seminal works of genius are portrayed in their historical context, with attention paid to the culture of the time and the lives of their creators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 709 ART

Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant)

Summary: As a society, America needs from time to time to question the conduct of its foreign relations. WITH THE OLD BREED, by Eugene B. Sledge, provides the ultimate "reality check" by serving as a graphic reminder of the horrors America has periodically required its young men to endure for the higher cause of defending freedom. The battles of Peleliu (1944) and Okinawa (1945) were particularly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 1996

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5426 SLE

Trotta, Roberto

Summary: "Here's what it is about: For tens of thousands of years, the stars were our constant companions. In the glow of today's artificial lighting, when even professional astronomers study the universe by staring at screens rather than through eyepieces, we have forgotten this intimacy with the cosmos. Roberto Trotta is here to remind us: one of our species' most enduring and (literally) universal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2023

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Richardson, Heather Cox

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Summary: "From historian and author of the popular daily newsletter LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN, a vital narrative that explains how America, once a beacon of democracy, now teeters on the brink of autocracy--and how we can turn back. In the midst of the impeachment crisis of 2019, Heather Cox Richardson launched a daily Facebook essay providing the historical background of the daily torrent of news. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.473 RIC
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 320.473 RIC
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Brownstein, Ronald

Summary: Documents the kaleidoscopic year during which transformative talents from Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard, and Beverly Hills heavily influenced pop culture, politics, and social movements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.4 BRO

McManners, Hugh.

Summary: Perhaps the most striking of heroic images, crack forces like the US Delta Force and British SAS hit the headlines with dramatic and daring feats when they are called upon to deal with seemingly irretrievable crises. But how much do we really know about these highly sophisticated combat units? Ultimate Special Forces, written by Hugh McManners, a former commando and defense correspondent for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 356 MCM

Quinn, Katherine.

Summary: "Jude Maddox knows nothing of love or even light. He knows only his grim duty as the Hand of Death, to lead the Knights of the Eternal Star into a land filled with nightmares and certain demise. It's only when he sees her--a young woman with wild, amber eyes who's as fierce, defiant, and swift as the shadow beasts themselves--that he feels the warmth of life in his blood. The other Knights may...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Entagled Teen 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC QUI

Wiesel, Élie

Summary: Savons-nous encore d'où nous venons et quel avenir proposer à nos enfants? Les textes ici réunis posent ces questions en s'appuyant sur la lecture de la Bible et de la littérature talmudique.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Éditions du Seuil 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 WIE

Manseau, Peter

Summary: "An illustrated history of how scientific study and religious thought have influenced each other in throughout American history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 215.0973 MAN

Adler, Laure.

Summary: A selection of sixty powerfully seductive women, from Biblical times to the present day, featuring mythical and real heroines. The most memorable stories throughout history feature a powerful, seductive woman who has an irresistible hold over the man in her life. The alluring Cleopatra, like Helen of Troy, inspired lovers to the battlefield in a brave display of loyalty. Eve and Pandora...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 704 ADL

Berglund, Bruce R.

Summary: "During World War II, a group of homesick Polish soldiers took in an orphaned bear cub and named him Wojtek. As the bear cub grew, he became friends with the soldiers, lifting their spirits as he learned to imitate them around camp. Later, Wojtek was helpful by carrying many heavy shells during a large battle in Italy. Learn how Wojtek showed his courage in battle and earned the rank of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 BER

Bilan, Jasbinder

Summary: "Journey across the diverse regions of India in this joyful celebration of its people, places, and wildlife. Watch elephants bathing from a houseboat in Kerala, marvel at the ancient cave paintings of Bhimbetka, wander the bustling streets of Delhi, and ride a train through the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. Uncover India's fascinating history and culture, and explore the unique mix of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 954 BIL

Turner, Myra Faye

Summary: "In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that schools had to allow Black students to attend previously all-white schools. On September 4, 1957, nine Black students were set to attend Little Rock Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas. But when they arrived, an angry mob of white people spat at them and hurled racist insults. They were also prevented from entering the school by the National Guard....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 379.2 TUR

Chochois, Héloïse

Summary: "A graphic novel exploring amputation, revealing details about famous amputees throughout history, the invention of the tourniquet, phantom limb syndrome, types of prostheses, and transhumanist technologies"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Pennsylvania State University Press, Graphic Mundi 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.5 CHO

Brands, H. W.

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Summary: "From bestselling historian and Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. Brands, a revelatory history of the shocking emergence of vicious political division at the birth of the United States Founding Partisans is a lively narrative of the early years of the republic as the Founding Fathers fought one another with competing visions of what our nation would be. To the framers of the Constitution, political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3092 BRA

James, Hollis

Summary: "Michelangelo discovers an amazing creature in the sewer. Is it a friend, an enemy, or a monster?"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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Gonzalez, Xochitl

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Summary: "Who gets to leave a legacy? 1985. Anita de Monte, a rising star in the art world, is found dead in New York City; her tragic death is the talk of the town. Until it isn't. By 1998 Anita's name has been all but forgotten--certainly by the time Raquel, a third-year art history student is preparing her final thesis. On College Hill, surrounded by progeny of film producers, C-Suite executives, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2024

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