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Nichols, Ashton

Summary: A series of 24 lectures on the New England Transcendalist Movement delivered by Ashton Nichols, Professor of English at Dickinson College.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 141.3 NIC
Call number: CD 141.3 NIC PART 1
Call number: CD 141.3 NIC PART 2

Geldard, Richard G.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: No one who has felt the life-changing pull of Emerson's enormous planetary mind has ever doubted his power or his greatness, though we are often puzzled to know whether he is primarily a poet, an essayist or a philosopher. Richard Geldard is not puzzled at all by this; he has written a book which plainly shows the essential Emerson to be a teacher, the Socrates of Concord, a man with a message...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lindisfarne Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.3 GEL

Kerley, Barbara

Summary: A portrait of the American writer imagines his early years as a city youth whose dreams about the fields and woods of the country inspired him to pursue a literary life based around the things he loved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EME

McCarter, Jeremy

Summary: "What does it mean to live for your ideals ... and to risk dying for them? This book tells the story of young American radicals who sensed a moment of unprecedented promise for American life--politically, socially, culturally--and struggled to bring it about, only to see a cataclysmic war sweep it away. Based on six years of extensive archival research, Jeremy McCarter's dramatic narrative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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

Pearl, Matthew.

Summary: Set in Boston in the year 1865, the Dante Club, a small group of literary genuises, prepares the final work on America's first translation of the Divine Comedy. Their plans come to an abrupt halt, however, when a series of murders occur in a form adopted from Dante's Inferno and its unique account of punishment in Hell. With lives endangered and Dante's literary future at stake, the Dante Club...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Summary: With Selected journals 1820-1842 and its companion volume Selected journals 1841-1877, the Library of America presents the most ample and comprehensive nonspecialist edition of Emerson's work ever published--one that retains the original order in which he composed his thoughts and preserves the range of his style in long, uninterrupted passages, but without the daunting critical apparatus of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 EME

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 EME

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

Wittman, Robert K.

Summary: "This exploration of the private wartime diary of Alfred Rosenberg--Hitler's 'chief philosopher' and architect of Nazi ideology--interweaves the story of its recent discovery with the revelation of its never-before-published contents, which are contextualized by the authors: The result is a unprecedented, page-turning narrative of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and Hitler's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 WIT

Micklethwait, John

Summary: "From the bestselling authors of The Right Nation, a visionary argument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than the fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state. Dysfunctional government: It's become a cliche. And most of us are resigned to the fact that nothing is ever going to change. As John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge show us, that is a seriously...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.1 MIC

Dobbs, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Egerton, Douglas R.

Summary: "In early 1860, pundits and political operatives across America confidently predicted the victory of Illinois senator Stephen A. Douglas in the coming presidential election. Douglas, after all, led the Democrats, the only party that bridged North and South. But the Democracy would splinter over the issue of slavery, opening the way for the upstart Republicans, exclusively Northern, to steal the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.711 Egerton 2010

Ferling, John E.

Summary: "A spellbinding history of the epic rivalry that shaped our republic: Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and their competing visions for America... The decade of the 1790s has been called the 'age of passion.' Fervor ran high as rival factions battled over the course of the new republic-- each side convinced that the other's goals would betray the legacy of the Revolution so recently fought...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 FER

Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: What carried this one-term congressman from obscurity to fame was his Senate campaign against the country's most formidable politician, Stephen A. Douglas, in the summer and fall of 1858. Lincoln challenged Douglas directly in one of his greatest speeches--"A house divided against itself cannot stand"--and confronted Douglas on the questions of slavery and the inviolability of the Union in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.68 GUE

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

Corwin, Norman

Summary: Academy Award nominees Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn star in Norman Corwin's electrifying dramatization of the history-making Lincoln-Douglas debates. This fierce rivalry between rising legislator Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas tackled some of the day's most passionate and controversial issues -- above all, those of slavery and the American concept of freedom. As...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L.A. Theatre Works 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 808.5 COR

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Cunningham, Noble E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bedford/St. Martin's 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.46 CUN

Senker, Cath.

Contents: Introduction -- Betty Friedan : founder of the US women's movement -- Ella Baker : struggling for civil rights -- Barbara Castle : the most powerful woman in Britain -- Mary Quant : fighting for fashion freedom -- Women in 1970 -- Summary -- Other important figures -- Stories of women in the 1960s : timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Levin, Yuval.

Summary: "In The Great Debate Yuval Levin explores the origins of the familiar left/right divide in American politics by examining the views of the men who best represent each side of that debate: Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine. In a groundbreaking exploration of the origins of our political order, Levin shows that our political divide did not originate (as many historians argue) in the French...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 LEV

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

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 BRA

Summary: On the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome, which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime, a brief encounter between a weary housewife and a radio announcer unfolds into an intimate drama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SPE

Hamilton, Alexander

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 HAM