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Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: In the winter of 1811 the war seemed lost. All Spain has fallen to the French, except for Cadiz which is now the Spanish capital and is under siege. Wellington and his British army are in Portugal, waiting for spring to spark the war to life again. Richard Sharpe and his company are part of a small expeditionary force sent to break a bridge across the River Guadiana. What begins as a brilliant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Cornwell

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: In 1812, as Napoleon's forces continue to advance on the Iberian Peninsula, Captain Richard Sharpe of the British army is assigned to locate and capture the dangerous Colonel Philippe Leroux. However, Sharpe discovers that things are not as they appear to be, and must deal with the consequences of espionage and betrayal. Subsequently capturing Salamanca, Sharpe is able to finally confront...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COR

Keneally, Thomas

Summary: "From the bestselling author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars, a new historical novel set on the remote island of Saint Helena about the remarkable friendship between a young woman and one of history's most intriguing figures, Napoleon Bonaparte, during the final years of his life in exile. In October 1815, after losing the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon Bonaparte was banished to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Cornwell, Bernard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC COR

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Cornwell

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: In the year 1810 Napoleon is determined to conquer Portugal. But Captain Richard Sharpe leads the French directly into the Duke of Wellington's devastating defenses at Torres Vedras, where one of the great battles of the Napoleonic wars erupts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COR

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: In the year 1810 Napoleon is determined to conquer Portugal. But Captain Richard Sharpe leads the French directly into the Duke of Wellington's devastating defenses at Torres Vedras, where one of the great battles of the Napoleonic wars erupts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FIC Cornwell

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Holub, Joan.

Summary: A fictionalized retelling of how Isabel and her brother Alfonso went to live with their half-brother, King Henry of Spain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2007

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE HOL

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: Relates events of the 1814 Battle of Baltimore as seen through the eyes of twelve-year-old Caroline Pickersgill, who had worked with her family and their servants to sew the enormous flag which waved over Fort McHenry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.52 BAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.2 Bartoletti

Cullen, Lynn.

Summary: A fictionalized account of Spanish queen Juana de Castile traces her succession to the throne after the reign of Queen Isabel, her marriage to Philippe the Handsome, and the accusations of insanity that prompted her half-century tower imprisonment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUL

Summary: Errol Flynn's farewell to big-budget swashbuckling has him playing the legenday Don Juan, the Spanish lover who fights to save the Queen Margaret and her King from the treacherous machinations of her minister, Duke de Lorca.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ADV

Jortner, Adam Joseph.

Summary: In 1806, a Shawnee known as Lalawauthika proclaimed himself Tenskwatawa ("The Open Door"), a spiritual leader in direct contact with the Master of Life. In the five years before the battle of Tippecanoe, Tenskwatawa used his spiritual leadership to forge a political pseudo-state, together with his twin brother Tecumseh. William Henry Harrison, meanwhile, built a power base in Indiana, rigging...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 JOR

Lambert, Nancy (Nancy R.)

Summary: Tells the story behind the original nineteenth-century national treasure that inspired the poem by Francis Scott Key and the American national anthem, while sharing insights into how the Smithsonian cares for the flag.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED LAM

Matteson, John

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Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Matteson illuminates three harrowing months of the Civil War and their ineradicable legacy for America. In December 1862, the Battle of Fredericksburg shattered Union forces and threatened to break apart Abraham Lincoln's government. Five extraordinary individuals experienced Fredericksburg's cataclysmic repercussions - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Walt...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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Twain, Mark

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ignatius Press 1989

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Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon.

Summary: Documents the story of Yolande of Aragon's role in securing the French throne for Charles VII, describing her relationship with Joan of Arc and how the queen's support influenced the outcome of a seemingly impossible battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GOL

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Documents the life of the fifteenth-century French teenage peasant who led an army into battle and became a saint.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOA

Rambaud, Patrick.

Summary: "Captures the brutality and heroism of one of the great conflicts of the nineteenth century: the Battle of Essling, Napoleon's first major defeat on land." -- Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAM

Platt, Christine

Summary: "This title introduces readers to Joan of Arc and how she became France's shero by delivering the country from English domination." -- page [4] of cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 944.026 PLA

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

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley

Summary: With bombs bursting overhead, a tattered flag flying ... Joined by two cartoon flies and their factual narrative infused with kid-friendly fun, readers go above deck with Francis Scott Key and witness the birth of the U.S. national anthem during the War of 1812.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.5 TRO

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the 1431 trial of Joan of Arc, along with biographical information and facts about the political and social forces that led to her being burned at the stake as a witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.026 Nardo

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: Richard Sharpe, after winning the battle for the city of Toulouse, France, must find the person who has accused him of stealing a consignment of Napoleon's treasure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009

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