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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

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

Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 RYA

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

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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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

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 the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
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Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 230 JOH

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory. Explains why the central figures, elements, and creeds of Christianity are hard to fathom yet give Christianity its distinctive character. Covers topics such as Christianity's birth and expansion across the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230 GRE

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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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

Livsey, Karen E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1996

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3747 Livse

Summary: Chancellor of England, Sir Thomas More, is placed in a difficult position when Henry VIII breaks with the Catholic Church over its refusal to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Henry demands More's endorsement of this act. Torn between his conscience and duty to the crown, Sir Thomas chooses to say nothing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAN

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: Presents a history of Christianity from the time of Jesus to the end of the fourth century. Includes examination of Jewish-Christian relationships, Christian relationships with the Roman Empire, persecution of Christians, and the development of church offices and theology.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 230 EHR Part 1
Call number: CD 230 EHR Part 2

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clearfield 2002

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.374726 STA

Jeremiah, David

Summary: "David Jeremiah highlights the decline in Western culture, especially America, and calls on his readers to reverse this downward spiral"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FaithWords 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 277.3 JER

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

Covington, Dennis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Addison-Wesley 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289.9 COV

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

Hampton, Ellen.

Summary: A history of the Rochambelles describes how a group of determined young women, some stranded by the German invasion of France or others who had fled the Nazi occupation, played an important role as an all-female ambulance corps in World War Two.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 HAM

Hirsi Ali, Ayaan

Summary: Picking up where Infidel, her last memoir, left off, Ayaan Hirsi Ali chronicles her struggle with culture shock as she adapts to life in America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster / Audioworks 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.89 HIRSI ALI, AYAAN Hir

Summary: Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power, and influence to outmaneuver the other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BIL