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Edsel, Robert M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Laurel Pub. 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.043 EDS

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Kirkpatrick, Sidney.

Summary: Tells the riveting true story of how an American college professor turned Army sleuth recovered cherished symbols of Hitler's Thousand-Year Reich before they could become a rallying point in the creation of a Fourth and equally unholy Reich.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 KIR

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: 940.531 EDS

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 EDS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 EDS

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Arnoux, Alexandra d'.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C. Potter 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 909 D'Arn

Byron, M. Christine

Contents: The Mackinac Straits Region -- Mackinaw City -- Crossing the Straits -- St. Ignace -- Mackinac Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2007

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4923 BRY
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 977.4923 BYR

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Summary: "In photographs and remembrances, Children of Manzanar captures the experiences of some of the nearly four thousand children and young adults held at Manzanar during World War II under Executive Order 9066, an act that authorized the U.S. Army to undertake the rapid removal of more than one hundred thousand Japanese and Japanese Americans from the West Coast."--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heyday 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 CHI

Stanton, Brandon

Summary: "In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in his attempt to capture ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 STA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.70022 STA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.6 Eighties

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: Describes two Americans in Italy--one an artist, the other a scholar--who tracked down and protected historic artwork worth billions by Michelangelo, Donatello, Titian, Caravaggio, and Botticelli in advance of the approaching Nazi army in 1943.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5345 EDS

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: Edsel provides an astonishing account of a little known American effort to save Italy's vast store of priceless monuments and art during World War II. While American warriors were fighting the length of the country, other Americans were courageously working alongside to preserve the irreplaceable best of Italy's culture.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 EDS

Rydell, Anders

Summary: "While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating an even greater literary crime. Through extensive new research that included records saved by the Monuments Men themselves--Anders Rydell tells the untold story of Nazi book theft, as he himself joins the effort to return the stolen books. When the Nazi soldiers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 RYD

Olson, Lynne

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Summary: "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 OLS

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Summary: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET PARKS

Goodman, Simon

Summary: The passionate, true story of one man's quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family--their beloved art collection--and to restore their legacy. Simon Goodman's grandparents came from German Jewish banking dynasties and perished in concentration camps. And that's almost all he knew--his father rarely spoke of their family history or heritage. But when he passed away, and Simon received...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 GOO

Marshall, Jim

Summary: Widely regarded as the cradle of revolution, California’s Haight-Ashbury grew in the sixties from a small neighborhood in San Francisco to a worldwide phenomenon. Legendary photographer Jim Marshall visually chronicled this area as perhaps no one else did. Renowned for his powerful portraits of some of the greatest musicians of the era, in this one-of-a-kind book the full extent of Marshall’s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Insight Editions 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 780 MAR

Dunnigan, Brian Leigh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 977.4923 DUN

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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Brown, Frederick

Summary: "From acclaimed biographer and cultural historian, author of For the Soul of France ("Masterful history...hard to put down."-Henry Kissinger); Zola ("Magnificent." --The New Yorker); andFlaubert ("Impeccable."-James Wood, cover, The New York Times Book Review)-a brilliant reconsideration of the events and the political, social, and religious movements that led to France's embrace of Fascism and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.081 BRO

Gioia, Robyn.

Contents: The world in 1565 -- Uncharted lands -- Spain in the 1560s -- Florida in the 1560s -- The Timucua, St. Augustine's Native Americans -- The founding of St. Augustine, 1565 -- Day of thanksgiving -- The site today -- Cocido (Spanish stew).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pineapple Press 2006

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Jacobson-Hardy, Michael

Summary: This text documents, through photographs and words, the changing world of manual labour in late 20th-century New England. It gives voice to the workers themselves, the women and men who have been affected most by recent social and economic transformation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Massachusetts Press 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 331.2 JAC