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Abraham, Daniel

Summary: "Lord Regent Geder Palliako's great war has spilled across the world, nation after nation falling before the ancient priesthood and the weapon of dragons. But even as conquest follows conquest, the final victory retreats before him like a mirage. Schism and revolt begin to erode the foundations of the empire, and the great conquest threatens to collapse into a permanent war of all against all....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Summary: The continuing political and personal story of the Al-Fayeed family and its role leading a regime in the country of Abuddin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Summary: Al-Fayeed "Barry", the son of a war-torn country's controversial dictator, returns to his homeland after a self-imposed exile in the U.S. But the lives of Barry and his American family are suddenly upended when Barry's volatile brother, Jamal, ascends to the throne. Barry's western views are pitted against Jamal's wife, Leila, who wants her husband to rule with an iron fist. Barry finds himsel...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Ullrich, Volker

Summary: "A comprehensive new biography of Hitler focusing on the dictator's personality"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITLER, ADOLPH ULL

Dikötter, Frank

Summary: Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung, Ceausescu, Mengistu of Ethiopia and Duvalier of Haiti. No dictator can rule through fear and violence alone. Naked power can be grabbed and held temporarily, but it never suffices in the long term. A tyrant who can compel his own people to acclaim him will last longer. The paradox of the modern dictator is that he must create the illusion of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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Sebestyen, Victor

Summary: "Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin--the first major biography in English in nearly two decades--is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the man. Brought up in comfort and with a passion for hunting and fishing, chess, and the English classics, Lenin was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LENIN, VLADIMIR ILYICH SEB

Summary: From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? This series answers those questions in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2019

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

Summary: The continuing political and personal story of the Al-Fayeed family and its role leading a regime in the country of Abuddin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Khlevniuk, O. V. (Oleg Vitalʹevich)

Summary: Josef Stalin exercised supreme power in the Soviet Union from 1929 until his death in 1953. During that quarter-century, by Oleg Khlevniuk’s estimate, he caused the imprisonment and execution of no fewer than a million Soviet citizens per year. Millions more were victims of famine directly resulting from Stalin's policies. What drove him toward such ruthlessness? This essential biography, by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KHL

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Summary: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE TOT

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI TOT

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

Abraham, Daniel.

Summary: Tyrant Geder Palliako, rogue banker Ban Cithrin bel Sarcour of the Medean, and disgraced widow and loyal traitor to the Empire Clara Kalliam continue the great war while, in the shadows of the world, Captain Marcus Wester tracks an ancient secret that will change the war in ways not even he can forsee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Cussler, Clive.

Summary: A Japanese cargo ship cruises the eastern Atlantic near the Azores -- when it bursts into flames. A gang of pirates speeds to take advantage of the disaster -- when their boat explodes. What is happening in that part of the world? As Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala, and the rest of the NUMA Special Assignments Team rush to investigate, they find themselves drawn into the extraordinary ambitions of an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CUS

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Cussler 2011

Lee, Chung Min

Summary: "North Korea is poised at the crossroads of history. Which direction will its leader take? The answer concerns the whole world. Throughout the world, oppressive regimes are being uprooted and replaced by budding democracies, but one exception remains: ThePeople's Republic of North Korea. The Kim family has clung to power for three generations by silencing dissidents, ruling with an iron fist,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

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Orizio, Riccardo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.82 ORI

Wells, Rosemary.

Summary: Relates events in the childhood of architect Secundino Fernandez, who left his beloved Havana, Cuba, with his parents, first to spend a year in Spain, and later to move to New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Wells 2010

Bacigalupi, Paolo

Summary: "A fantasy novel told in four parts about a land crippled by the use of magic, and a tyrant who is trying to rebuild an empire-- unless the people find a way to resist"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAC

Ringo, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SF RIN

Sebag Montefiore, Simon

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quercus 2012

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Summary: Chronicles Idi Amin's rise and fall. Amin's despotic reign of terror is viewed through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a Scottish doctor who arrives in Uganda in the early 1970s to serve as Amin's personal physician. His perspective as an outsider causes him to be initially impressed by Amin's calculated rise to power and he grows increasingly monstrous. A pointed examination of how independent...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Last 2007

Rosenberg, Joel C.

Summary: When Russia's richest oil baron is killed, Moscow suddenly teeters on the verge of political chaos. Tehran races to complete its nuclear arsenal. Washington finds herself dangerously divided from her European allies. A new evil looms on the horizon. A dictator is rising in Russia. Iran is feverishly building nuclear weapons. A new axis of evil is emerging, led by Moscow and Tehran. And Jon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2010

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Volkov, Solomon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2004

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

Alderman, Naomi.

Summary: Re-imagines the life of Jesus Christ as told by the four people who were closest to him before his death: his mother, his friend Iehuda, the High Priest of the Temple, and a rebel named Bar-Avo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALD