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Summary: [Carmen] A beautiful gypsy girl uses her irresistable charms to seduce a faithful military guard so that a band of smugglers can penetrate his stronghold.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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

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

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Brosnan, Peter L.

Summary: "In 1923, pioneer filmmaker Cecil. B. DeMille built the largest set in movie history for his silent (and early Technicolor) epic, The Ten Commandments. It was called 'The City of the Pharaoh.' When filming was completed, DeMille ordered that the entire edifice be dismantled... and secretly buried. And there it lay, forgotten, for the next 60 years.... the 'Lost city of Cecil B. DeMille.' In...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LOS

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

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

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

Grahame-Smith, Seth.

Summary: Reveals the hidden life of the 16th U.S. president, who was actually a vampire hunter, obsessed with the complete elimination of the undead, and uncovers the role vampires played in the birth, growth and near-death of the nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Matteson, John

Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Matteson illuminates three harrowing months of the Civil War and their ineradicable legacy for America. In December 1862, the Battle of Fredericksburg shattered Union forces and threatened to break apart Abraham Lincoln's government. Five extraordinary individuals experienced Fredericksburg's cataclysmic repercussions - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Walt...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 MAT

Doescher, Ian

Summary: A tongue-in-cheek conclusion to the best-selling series that adapts Star Wars scripts in Shakespeare's iambic pentameter augments the story of the fall of the house of Skywalker with stirring soliloquies, inside jokes and Elizabethan-style illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Doescher 2015

Summary: Bryan Cranston stars in a riveting look at the formidable challenges and demons faced by President Lyndon Johnson on his tumultuous first year in office, from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Holub, Joan

Summary: "Little dreamers make our big world better"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2020

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Hyde, Thomas W. (Thomas Worcester)

Summary: "Thomas W. Hyde, a native of Maine who rose rapidly through the Union ranks and eventually received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Antietam, published his portrait of the Army of the Potomac in 1894. Following the Greek Cross tells the story of an illustrious army unit and offers rare glimpses into the Northern perspective on the war. One of the most cited - and most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7441 HYD

Crenshaw, Ellen T.

Summary: "See the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes Alfred Waud, a special artist and war correspondent whose depiction of Pickett's Charge is thought to be the only visual account by an eyewitness. A story of extreme risk, strife, and the search for truth, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves into the crucial Civil War battle"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 973.7 CRE

Rochfort, Desmond.

Summary: The story of the Mexican mural movement is told in a history of the artists, accompanied by more than one hundred reproductions of the murals that showcase popular as well as lesser-known works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.7 ROC

Summary: In 1946, Isaac Woodard, a Black army sergeant on his way home to South Carolina after serving in WWII, was pulled from a bus for arguing with the driver. The local chief of police savagely beat him, leaving him unconscious and permanently blind. The shocking incident made national headlines and, when the police chief was acquitted by an all-white jury, the blatant injustice would change the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Lizzio, Kenneth P.

Summary: "An abolitionist and a spy, father and son, in the forgotten Western theater of the Civil War. The abolitionist legacies of Orville Brown and his son, Spencer, live on in this historic and daring 19th-century account. Journeying apart from each other, butwith similar passion, Orville and Spencer's stories span virtually every major abolitionist event: from the battles of Bleeding Kansas and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Countryman Press, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 LIZ

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the 1431 trial of Joan of Arc, along with biographical information and facts about the political and social forces that led to her being burned at the stake as a witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.026 Nardo

Erwin, Sherri Browning.

Summary: Jane Slayre, our plucky demon-slaying heroine, a courageous orphan who spurns the detestable vampyre kin who raised her, sets out on the advice of her ghostly uncle to hone her skills as the fearless slayer she's meant to be. When she takes a job as a governess at a country estate, she falls head-over-heels for her new master, Mr. Rochester, only to discover he's hiding a violent werewolf in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERW

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander)

Summary: This is A.A Milne's only detective story, where secret passages, uninvited guests, a sinister valet and a puzzling murder lay the foundations for a classic crime caper. And when the local police prove baffled, it is up to a guest at a local inn to appoint himself 'Sherlock Holmes' and, together with his friend and loyal 'Watson', delve deeper into the mysteries of the dead man. This book is a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Bennett, Paula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BEN

Summary: The lectures in Part 6 bring the progress of philosophy into the present day, beginning with the work of Nietzsche and the American pragmatists William James and John Dewey. This section explains the work and consequence of modern linguistic and logical analysis in lectures on Ayer and Wittgenstein. Also discussed is the structuralism of Claude Levi-Strauss and the attempts to develop rational...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1980

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828 DOY

Doescher, Ian

Summary: "To Shmi or not to Shmi? Torn between duty to the Jedi, attraction to Padm©♭, and concern for his beloved mother, yeoman Jedi Anakin Skywalker struggles to be master of his fate. The path he chooses will determine not just his own destiny, but that of the entire Republic. And thereby hangs a tale. Alack the day! A noble lady in danger. A knight and squire in battle. And a forbidden love that's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Doescher 2015

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