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Confino, Alon

Summary: "Why exactly did the Nazis burn the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germany on November 9, 1938? The perplexing event has not been adequately accounted for by historians in their large-scale assessments of how and why the Holocaust occurred. In this gripping new analysis, Alon Confino draws on an array of archives across three continents to propose a penetrating new assessment of one of the central...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 CON

Summary: Chronicles over three centuries of Jewish life in America; with interviews and archival footage.

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 JEW

Sowell, Thomas

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This book challenges many assumptions about blacks, Jews, Germans, slavery, and education. Plainly written and backed with documented facts, it takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic interpreters of American life as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick Law Olmsted. In a series of long essays, Sowell presents an in-depth look at key beliefs behind many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Encounter Books 2005

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Lee, Erika.

Summary: "The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 LEE

Bikont, Anna.

Summary: "The devastating story of Jedwabne, which was the basis of Jan Gross's controversial Neighbors (2001). Based on the author's encounters with witnesses, survivors, murderers, and their helpers between 2000 and 2004, The Crime and the Silence raises important questions about the responsibility of Poles for the Holocaust"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 BIK

Gioia, Robyn.

Contents: The world in 1565 -- Uncharted lands -- Spain in the 1560s -- Florida in the 1560s -- The Timucua, St. Augustine's Native Americans -- The founding of St. Augustine, 1565 -- Day of thanksgiving -- The site today -- Cocido (Spanish stew).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pineapple Press 2006

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Summary: Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. Explores the reasons why the international community and the United States did not intervene as Hutu extremists killed some 800,000 Tutsis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2004

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

Lehto, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.499 LEH
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4 LEH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977 Leh

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.4 Lehto

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne

Summary: "The common assumption that the United States is a "nation of immigrants" camouflages the reality that the US is a colonialist settler state"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DUN

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DUN

Bunge, Nancy L.

Contents: Preparation for the journey -- The reality of mission life -- Building a home alone in the forest -- Standing with the Ojibwe against removal and smallpox -- Struggling against sickness -- Harriet's children -- Life without a mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BUN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.5 Bunge 2010

Kinzer, Stephen.

Summary: For centuries few terrors were more vivid in the West than fear of "the Turk", and many people still think of Turkey as repressive, wild, and dangerous. Crescent and Star is Stephen Kinzer's compelling report on the truth about this nation of contradictions - posed between Europe and Asia, caught between the glories of its Ottoman past and its hopes for a democratic future, between the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.1 KIN

Roy, Jennifer

Summary: "Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2015

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

Pasternak, Judy

Summary: "Yellow Dirt offers readers a window into a dark chapter of modern history that still reverberates today. From the 1940s into the early twenty-first century, the United States knowingly used and discarded an entire tribe for the sake of atomic bombs. Secretly, during the days of the Manhattan Project and then in a frenzy during the Cold War, the government bought up all the uranium that could...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.1004 PAS

Hurt, R. Douglas.

Contents: British America -- The Spanish Southwest -- Spanish Alta California -- The Pacific Northwest -- The trans-Appalachian frontier -- The southern nations -- The Black Hawk War -- The Great Plains -- The Far West.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.1 HUR

Makari, George

Summary: "A startling work of historical sleuthing and synthesis, Of Fear and Strangers reveals the forgotten histories of xenophobia-and what they mean for us today. By 2016, it was impossible to ignore an international resurgence of xenophobia. What had happened? Looking for clues, psychiatrist and historian George Makari started out in search of the idea's origins. To his astonishment, he discovered...

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

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8009 MAK

Fritzsche, Peter

Contents: Reviving the nation -- Racial grooming -- Empire of destruction -- Intimate knowledge.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.086 FRI

Trebinčević, Kenan

Summary: "Kenan loves drawing and playing soccer with his friends. He wants to be a famous athlete, hates it when his classmates trash his buck teeth by calling him 'Bugs Bunny,' and fights with his big brother, who's too busy and cool for him lately. Sometimes his parents drive him crazy, but he feels loved and protected--until the war ruins everything. Soon, Kenan's family is trapped in their home...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company 2021

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

DuLong, John P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2001

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 DTP

Devlin, Dennis S.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Congregation B'nai Israel 1988

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.37745 Devli

Huntington, Gertrude Enders.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2001

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 DTP

Malkasian, Carter

Summary: If you want to understand Afghanistan, writes Carter Malkasian, you need to understand what has happened on the ground, in the villages and countryside that were on the front line. These small places are the heart of the war. Malkasian's War Comes to Garmser promises to be a landmark account of the war in Afghanistan. The author, who spent nearly two years in Garmser, a community in war-torn...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 MAL

Hegi, Ursula.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.0431 HEG

Menocal, Maria Rosa.

Summary: Undoing the familiar notion of the Middle Ages as a period of religious persecution and intellectual stagnation, Menocal brings us a portrait of a medieval culture where literature, science, and tolerance flourished for 500 years. The story begins as a young prince in exile--the last heir to an Islamic dynasty--founds a new kingdom on the Iberian peninsula: al-Andalus. Combining the best of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 946.02 MEN

Stefoff, Rebecca

Summary: Offers a survey of the country's history from colonization to the present that focuses on the plights and achievements of the minority groups who make up its multicultural population.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 STE

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