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Dilts, Bryan Lee

Summary: Index for genealogists, historians, demographers, and other researchers who wish to quickly determine where specific individuals are located on the available portions of the 1848 and 1850 censuses of Canada West (approximately the same in boundaries as modern Ontario).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Index Pub. 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3713 CEN 1848 1850

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smith, Corinne Hosfeld

Summary: Chronicles the 1861 "Journey West" made from Massachusetts to Minnesota by Henry David Thoreau and Horace Mann, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Green Frigate Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.309 SMI

Moran, Michelle

Summary: "When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it expects a quick and easy conquest ... But when they arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, the British army is met with a surprising challenge. Instead of surrendering, Queen Lakshmi raises two armies--one male and one female--and rides into battle, determined to protect her country and her people. Although her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Pascal, Janet B.

Summary: "Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worlds most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 972.8 PAS

Lelyveld, Joseph.

Summary: In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GANDHI, MAHATMA LEL

Vermette, Katherena

Summary: While adjusting to a new home and school, Echo finds herself traveling back in time to 1816 in the middle of a Métis bison hunt on the Saskatchewan prairie just before a deadly battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Highwater Press 2018

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2 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 GIR

Summary: History reports that the mighty Inca were swiftly wiped out by a small band of Conquistadors, but new evidence is being unearthed that may help rewrite history. Uncovered remains of those who died in battle along with recently discovered documents suggest that even after forming military alliances with thousands of Indian mercenaries, it took the Spanish many years to defeat the Inca Empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Welfare, Simon

Summary: "A unique and fascinating look at Victorian society through the remarkable lives of an enlightened and philanthropic aristocratic couple, the Marquess and Marchioness of Aberdeen, who exhausted their vast fortune buying homes around the globe where they entertained the rich and famous while also campaigning for the poor and disadvantaged. As the Marquess and Marchioness of Aberdeen, John and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.1081 WEL

McGinty, Alice B.

Summary: Documents the 1930 Satyagraha protest movement, describing how Gandhi led a twenty-four-day march to the sea to demonstrate against Great Britain's salt tax while offering insight into his beliefs about non-violent civil disobedience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Children's Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GAN

Packard, Jerrold M.

Summary: Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B VICTORIA PAC

Kuhn, Betsy.

Summary: This book follows Mohandas Gandhi's development of his nonviolent protest theories from his days as a young lawyer in South Africa to his later leadership in India. In a defining civil rights gesture Gandhi defied Great Britain's salt monopoly in India when he led a march to a beach and picked up a handful of salt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2011

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