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Bolton, Andrew

Summary: "The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, will celebrate the late Alexander McQueen's extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation which took place after his death in February 2010, Mr. McQueen challenged and expanded the understanding of fashion beyond utility to a conceptual expression of culture, politics, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2011

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.9 MCQUEEN, ALEXANDER BOL

Summary: Dutch Architecture and Design in the making.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NAi Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.4 TAN

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Woolf, John

Summary: A radical new history that rediscovers the remarkable freak performers whose talents and charisma helped define an era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.3 WOO

Elkins, Caroline

Summary: "Sprawling across a quarter of the world's land mass and claiming nearly seven hundred million people, Britain's twentieth-century empire was the largest empire in human history. For many Britons, it epitomized their nation's cultural superiority, but what legacy did the island nation deliver to the world? Covering more than two hundred years of history, Caroline Elkins reveals an evolutionary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ELK

Ostler, Catherine

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Elizabeth Chudleigh lived a privileged life in 18th century England where she was part of the Hanoverian court as maid of honor to the Princess of Wales. Known for her style and wit, Elizabeth delighted and scandalized the press and public. She married twice: in secret to a young heir to an earldom and later to a duke. Eventually charged with bigamy, her trial was Georgian England's greatest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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Carby, Hazel V.

Summary: "A haunting and evocative history of British empire, told through one woman's family story 'Where are you from?' Hazel Carby was continually asked as a girl, at a time when being Black and being British was understood to be an impossibility. To answer that question properly, eminent scholar Hazel Carby finds she needs to trace not just the family history of her Jamaican father and her Welsh...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 CAR

Summary: Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2021

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2021

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Shah, Rubika

Summary: Examines the Rock Against Racism movement that was formed in the United Kingdom in 1976 in response to racism, fascism, and the National Front, featuring footage from the concert in Victoria Park in April 1978.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement Llc 2020

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC WHI

Hoehling, A. A. (Adolph A.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Madison Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.5 HOE

Dollarhide, William.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Quest Genealogical Service 1997

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 973.0421 DOL

Riley, Vanessa

Summary: "An English spy must follow his neglected wife through the streets of London as she investigates her sister's death with the aid of the Widow's Grace. Can they find common ground and learn to work together?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

Summary: "In the spring of 1789, a ship left port in London bound for the Botany Bay penal colony in Australia. The ship carried precious cargo - women, sent to keep the desperate male colonists from engaging in what their governor called 'gross irregularities.' But these women were hardly quiet homemakers - they were a hardy raucous lot rounded up from London's notorious Newgate prison and other jails...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

Burrowes, Grace

Summary: Ned Wentworth will be forever grateful to the family that plucked him from the streets and gave him a home, even though polite society still whispers years later about his questionable past. Precisely because of Ned's connections in low places, Lady Rosalind Kinwood approaches him to help her find a lady's maid who has disappeared. Rosalind is too opinionated--and too intelligent--and has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BUR

Brandreth, Gyles Daubeney

Summary: This is the story of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh - the longest-serving consort to the longest-reigning sovereign in British history. It is an extraordinary story, told with unique insight and authority by an author who knew the prince for more than forty years. Philip - elusive, complex, controversial, challenging, often humorous, sometimes irascible - is the man Elizabeth II once...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Coronet 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PHILIP, PRINCE BRA

Malkiel, Nancy Weiss

Summary: As the tumultuous decade of the 1960s ended, a number of very traditional, very conservative, highly prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom decided to go coed, seemingly all at once, in a remarkably brief span of time. Coeducation met with fierce resistance. As one alumnus put it in a letter to his alma mater, "Keep the damned women out." Focusing on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378 MAL

Zabin, Serena R.

Summary: The story of the Boston Massacre--when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death--is familiar to generations. But from the very beginning, many accounts have obscured a fascinating truth: the Massacre arose from conflicts that were as personal as they were political. Professor Serena Zabin draws on original sources and lively stories to follow British...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ZAB

Springer, Nancy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When professional typist Letitia Glover is desperate to learn more about the fate of her twin sister Flossie, Enola enlists the help of her brother Sherlock and her friend Tewky to investigate Flossie's husband, the sudden death of his first wife, and the mysterious appearance of a black barouche.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2021

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Findlay, Jean.

Summary: "The thrilling first-ever biography of Proust translator C.K. Scott Moncrieff, penned by his great-great-niece. 'And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on those mornings I did not go out before church-time), when I went to say good day to her in her bedroom, my aunt Léonie used to give me.' With these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONCRIEFF, C.K. SCOTT FIN

Glover, Lorri

Summary: Floundering from two years of warfare with Indians and dissent among the settlers, the Virginia Company was about to collapse. To rescue the doomed colonists and restore order, the company chose a new leader, Thomas Gates. Nine ships left Plymouth in the summer of 1609--the largest fleet England had ever assembled--and sailed into the teeth of a storm.... The inspiration for Shakespeare's The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.21 GLO

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Publisher / Publication Date: Libraries and Learning Resources, Bowling Green State University 1988

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 623.82 AME

Taylor, D. J. (David John)

Summary: "Who were the Lost Girls? Chic, glamorous, and bohemian, as likely to be found living in a rat-haunted maisonette as dining at the Ritz, Lys Lubbock, Sonia Brownell, Barbara Skelton, and Janetta Parlade cut a swath through English literary and artistic life at the height of World War II."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.082 TAY

Rounding, Virginia

Summary: Offers an account of the religious persecutions in England under Henry VIII and his daughter, Mary, with a focus on the lives of Baron Richard Rich, who played a role in the persecutions, and John Deane, who managed to avoid them throughout the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 ROU

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