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Summary: General William Tecumseh Sherman's total war strategy against the South helped end the Civil War and forever changed the nation. Sherman's brutal and effective campaign, which not only saved the Lincoln presidency, the Union, and thousands of lives, but also made Sherman one of the most hated and controversial figures in American history. In November 1864, Sherman and an army of 60,000 troops...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SHE

Jakes, John

Summary: The second volume in The Kent Family Chronicles, in which young Philip Kent, having escaped the murderous intentions of his half-brother in France, becomes caught up in the valor and turmoil of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove Books 1978

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAK

Summary: Authors David M. Chalmers (Hooded Americanism) and Wyn Craig Wade (The Fiery Cross) trace the history of the Klan from its birth in 1866 to the present.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV KU

Laws, Bill.

Summary: "Filled with unusual and unexpected stories and facts, this illustrated survey of the most important historical and contemporary railway lines around the world will captivate a wide audience, from the curious browser to researching students. The book organizes the railroads chronologically, considering each according to its greatest impact on social, commercial, political, engineering, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 385 LAW

West, David

Summary: Ten boldly illustrated stories tell classic tales from different cultures of battles between heroes and powerful opponents. Tales include: Theseus versus the Minotaur, and Perseus versus Medusa, from Greek mythology; Beowulf versus monsters and dragons from Anglo-Saxon mythology; and the Mayan twins versus the lords of the Underworld. Other well-known stories feature Sinbad the Sailor from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292 WES

Summary: Throughout history, human settlements and societies have been strangely drawn to fault lines, those mysterious places where the Earth's crust reveals its tenuous nature, and to other areas that connect the surface of the planet with its deep interior. This program explores the significance of caves and other geological formations in the development of civilization. Viewers enter a spectacular...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Filmed in magnificent locations in Iceland, India, and the Middle East, this program looks at how control over water has been a central factor in human existence. Viewers take a precarious flight in a motorized paraglider to experience the water cycle up close; discover how villagers in the Himalayan foothills have built a living bridge to cope with the monsoon; and visit Egypt to study the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Black, Holly

Summary: Reeling from Cardans betrayal, an exiled Jude risks her life to sneak back into the treacherous Faerie Court to save the life of her deceptive twin, only to become ensnared in Elfhames violent political war and the fallout of a powerful curse.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: American archaeologists discover a new tomb just 16 feet away from King Tutankhamun's tomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Channel 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BES

Summary: Beginning with a mind-boggling stunt that only science or spirituality can justify-a veritable walk through fire-this program examines humankind's long, complicated relationship with the ravenous power of combustion. Fire was, for millennia, humanity's principal source of heat and energy, and viewers learn the implications of that fact in scenes of Britain's industrial revolution as well as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Anderson, Christopher J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhill Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 358.18 AND

Black, Holly

Summary: As seneschal to High King Cardan, Jude must fight to keep control of the Faerie throne while her younger brother, Oak, enjoys the childhood she never knew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Costain, Thomas Bertram

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1962

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.04 COS

Summary: Earth, water, wind, and fire according to tradition, these four pieces make up the complex puzzle of our world. In the spirit of that tradition, is there a fifth component, one so close and disturbingly powerful that we choose to overlook it? This program reverses the concept that nature shapes human destiny and instead focuses on the impact our species has had, and will continue to have, on...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Often thought of as nature at its most elusive and chaotic, the wind is actually a function of highly regimented patterns-forces within the Earth's atmosphere that have shaped the destiny of continents and lie at the heart of some of the greatest turning points in human history. This program travels to stunning locations in the Sahara desert, on the coast of West Africa, and among the currents...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Jensen, Les.

Summary: Describes the uniforms worn by members of the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.14 JEN

Van Glabek, Joan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NTC LearningWorks 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 512.9 VAN

Cahill, Thomas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Anchor Books/Doubleday 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 909.04 CAH

Black, Holly

4 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Cardan Greenbriar, High King of Elfhame, visits the mortal world to face the troll woman, Aslog of the West.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

Black, Holly

Summary: After being pronounced Queen of Faerie and then abruptly exiled by the Wicked King Cardan, Jude finds herself unmoored, the queen of nothing. She spends her time with Vivi and Oak, watches her fair share of reality television, and does the odd job or two, including trying to convince a cannibalistic faerie from hunting her own in the mortal world. When her twin sister Taryn shows up asking of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

Black, Holly

Summary: Jude must keep her younger brother safe and to do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Cardan does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains strong. Someone close to Jude means to betray her, threatening her own life and the lives of everyone she loves. She must uncover the traitor...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Black, Holly

Summary: Jude, seventeen and mortal, gets tangled in palace intrigues while trying to win a place in the treacherous High Court of Faerie, where she and her sisters have lived for a decade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLA

Summary: In 1940, Hitler's archaeologists excavated sites in Poland to try to prove that Germans had lived there before the Poles-an anthropological justification for political aggression and military invasion. This program explores the use of archaeology as a tool for propaganda and diplomatic machination by focusing on the long-standing connections between Germany and Greece. The program also looks at...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Archaeology was born of treasure-seeking, but it became the stimulus for rampant pillaging of antiquities in the 18th and 19th centuries. This program charts the escalation of archaeological acquisition from gentlemanly passion to national plunder, from Lord Elgin and the marble friezes of the Parthenon to Richard Lepsius and his Egyptian collection that took sixty barges to transport to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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