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Benge, Janet

Summary: When he became God's smuggler, Brother Andrew (1928-) was already familiar with risk. As a boy, the intrepid Andrew van der Bijl joined the Dutch Resistance against the Nazi occupation. As a young man, he fought eagerly in the Dutch East Indies -- until the horror of war turned the adventure seeker to a life of alcohol and desperation. Redeemed by God, the Dutchman became a daring messenger of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: YWAM Publishing 2013

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De Hamel, Christopher

Summary: A narrative account of the Bible as a book and as an artefact, from the earliest fragments found in the Egyptian desert to the great number of modern editions and translations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.09 DE

Applebaum, Anne

Summary: Discusses the creation of the Communist regimes that took hold in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II and describes what daily life was like in these countries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 APP

Greengrass, Mark

Summary: "This latest addition to the landmark Penguin History of Europe series is a fascinating study of 16th and 17th century Europe and the fundamental changes which led to the collapse of Christendom and established the geographical and political frameworks of Western Europe as we know it. From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of this era. Martin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2 GRE

Alzo, Lisa A.

Summary: Trace your Eastern European ancestors from American shores back to the old country. This in-depth guide will walk you step-by-step through the exciting-- and challenging-- journey of finding your Polish, Czech, or Slovak roots. You'll learn how to identify immigrant ancestors, find your family's town of origin, locate key genealogical resources, decipher foreign-language records, and untangle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3437 Alzo

Summary: From Budapest to Bucarest, Joseph seeks the surprising and the little-known, as well as hits the highlights as he hop-scotches his way through some of the best and undiscovered of Europe. Along the way there's always time for a taste of the region's culinary gems and to take time to share a drink and a chat with the locals. Join Joseph on a colorful kaleidoscope of adventures in the heart of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.9604 HUN

Wurmbrand, Richard.

Summary: "This classic story of amazing faith in shocking circumstances has been updated for a new generation. Its message remains urgent and relevant: thousands of Christians are still persecuted and tortured around the world today, suffering solely for their belief in Jesus Christ. Richard Wurmbrand endured months of solitary confinement, years of periodic physical torture, constant suffering from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 272 WUR

Summary: Travel into territory that was once forbidden - the new Europe previously shrouded behind the Iron Curtain. Now that the Iron Curtain has lifted and the Cold War is over, Michael can enjoy a new freedom to roam unhindered across an unexplored swathe of this continent. From Estonia in the north to Turkey in the south, where Europe reaches out to Asia across the Bosphorus, Michael's journey takes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NEW

Bornstein, Jerry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portland House 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 335.43 BOR

Simon, Ted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 SIM

Megellas, James.

Summary: What World War II Lieutenant Megellas's memoir lacks in narrative force and elegance it makes up for in its unvarnished contribution to the historical record. Megellas was a senior at Ripon College in Ripon, Wis. during the Pearl Harbor attack; barely six months later, he had reported for duty and soon was enlisted in the storied 82nd Airborne Division. Landing in Italy on the eve of the Anzio...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 MEG

Summary: Like fish bait cast into a pool of sharks, idealistic Dorfmann arrives in Brussels with visions of a united Europe to serve an ambitious British Director of the European Economic Community, Michael Spearpoint. Planning to get rich exploiting the newly-liberated nations of Eastern Europe, wily bureaucrats and entrepreneurs compete to misuse the naïve Dorfmann, dubbed "Prince Stupid," for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GRA
1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GRA

Dwork, Deborah.

Summary: Discusses the legal and illegal ways that millions of Jews managed to leave Germany, the challenges they faced, and the diversity of the refugee experience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 DWO

Meyer, Michael

Summary: Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, many still believe it was the words of President Ronald Reagan, Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! that brought the Cold War to an end. Meyer disagrees, and in this compelling account, explains why.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.0009 MEY

Nadler, Steven M.

Summary: "This entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority--sometimes risking excommunication, prison, and even death--to lay the foundations of modern philosophy and science and help usher in a new world ... Heretics! tells the story of their ideas, lives, and times in a vivid new way. Crisscrossing Europe as it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Freeman, Charles

Summary: A radical reappraisal of the impact of Constantine's adoption of Christianity in 368 AD on the later Roman world, and on Western civilization. Adopting those aspects of the religion that suited his purposes, Constantine turned Rome on a course from the relatively open, tolerant and pluralistic civilization of the Hellenistic world, towards a culture that was based on the rule of fixed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.12 FRE

Summary: Stack the colored beads on five hardwood dowels to match the pattern cards. There are ten patterns that increase in difficulty to build matching, sequencing, and fine motor skills.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Melissa & Doug 2003

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Buchanan, Patrick J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 BUC

Coyle, Harold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COY

Jankowski, Tomek

Summary: "Eastern Europe! is a brief and concise (but informative) introduction to Eastern Europe and its myriad customs and history... This book is a gateway to understanding both what unites and separates Eastern Europeans from their Western brethren, and how this vital region has been shaped by, but has also left its mark on, Western Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and North...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 JAN

Contents: Disc 1: The other Europe: deep roots of diversity -- Formative migrations: Mongols to Germans -- Clashing Golden Ages, 1389-1772 -- The great crime of empires: Poland divided -- The origins of nationalism, 1815-1863 -- The Age of empires, 1863-1914 -- disc 2: Jewish life in the shtetl -- World War I: destruction and rebirth -- From democrats to dictators, 1918-1939 -- Caught between Hitler and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 947 HIS

Rosenberg, Tina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 ROS

Summary: People who are anonymous and whose lives are usually ignored in traditional historical accounts are no less important than more prominent individuals in influencing the flow of events. These ordinary, but often heroic, people are the focus of this course. Each of the 48 lectures looks at history from a nontraditional perspective, that of the weak and marginalized-- the poor, sick, disabled, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Courses 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 930 OTH
Call number: DVD 930 OTH

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