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Wallace, Wendy

Summary: Harriet Heron, an overprotected and reclusive invalid, leaves Victorian London with her mother, Louisa, and God-fearing aunt, Yael, for a trip to volatile Egypt, where the trio's sense of empowerment is threatened by Louisa's long-hidden past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

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

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

Hilliam, David.

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Summary: Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: Winter 1461--Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of the city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian Queen rides south with an army of victorious northerners, accompanied by painted warriors from the Scottish Highlands. With the death of York, Margaret and her army seem unstoppable. Yet in killing the father, Margaret has unleashed...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1919, independent-minded fifteen-year-old Rosalind lives in India with her English parents, and when they fear she has fallen in with some rebellious types who believe in Indian self-government, she is sent "home" to London, where she has never been before and where her older brother died, to stay with her two aunts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WHE

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRE

Summary: Eight hundred years ago, Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt met on the bloody battlefields of the Crusades. Based on new research and scholarship about that fateful meeting, The Sultan and The Saint tells one of the great, lost stories from history as two men of faith fought against a century of war and distrust in a search for mutual respect and common ground.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

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

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2009

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

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: As Rosalind continues to straddle the proper English world of her family and the culture of 1920s India where they live, her support of Gandhi and his followers in opposing British rule grows and she considers trying to carry the rebels' message to Edward, Prince of Wales, during his visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WHE

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: When Katherine of Aragon is brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, the oldest princess, Margaret takes her measure. With one look, each knows the other for a rival, an ally, a pawn, destined with Margaret's younger sister Mary to a sisterhood unique in the world. The three sisters will become the queens of England, Scotland, and France. United by family loyalties and affections, the three...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gre

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2009

Wein, Elizabeth.

Summary: In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio 2012

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Regan, Geoffrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.014 REG

Iggulden, Conn

Summary: "The third beautifully written novel in the War of the Roses series by bestselling author Conn Iggulden. 'Superbly plotted and paced' The Times *** - Winter 1461 - Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of the city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian Queen rides south with an army of victorious northerners, accompanied by painted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGG

Fullilove, Michael

Summary: Documents the lesser-known role of the President and five influential diplomats in overturning American isolationist beliefs and pulling the country into World War II, citing the reports that led to America's support of Great Britain and Russia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Gregory weaves the second installment of the Cousins' War trilogy that follows Lady Margaret Beaufort as she desperately tries to ensure her son Henry VII becomes the rightful heir to the throne.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC GRE

Wein, Elizabeth.

Summary: Having moved to Ethiopia to avoid the prejudices of 1930s America, Emilia Menotti, her black adoptive brother Teo, and their mother Rhoda, a stunt pilot, are devoted to their new country even after war with Italy looms, drawing the teens into the conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WEI

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: "Follows Lady Margaret Beaufort as she desperately tries to ensure her son Henry VII becomes the rightful heir to the throne" -- from publisher's web site.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Gregory 2010

Reston, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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

Higginbotham, Susan

Summary: "As the Civil War cracks the country in two, Mary Lincoln stands beside her husband praying for a swift Northern victory. But as the body count rises, Mary can't help but fear each bloody gain. Because her beloved sister Emily is across party lines, fighting for the South, and Mary is at risk of losing both her country and her family in the tides of a brutal war... Emily Todd Helm has married...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2019

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Gregory, Philippa

Summary: United in sisterhood by birth and marriage, Katherine of Aragon, Queen of England; Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots; and Mary Tudor, Queen of France immediately recognize each other as both allies and rivals in the treacherous world of court and national politics. Their bonds extend beyond natural and expeditious loyalties, as romance, scandal, war, and religion inextricably unite these three for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2016

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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...

Format: text

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

Goldstein, Bill

Summary: "A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism The World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary writers, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and D. H. Lawrence, make over the course of one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2017

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