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Arnoux, Alexandra d'.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter 1992

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.7 ARN

James, Henry

Contents: A tragedy of error. -- The story of a year. -- A landscape painter. -- A day of days. -- My friend Bingham. -- Poor Richard. -- The story of a masterpiece. -- The romance of certain old clothes. -- A most extraordinary case. -- A problem. -- De Grey: a romance. -- Osborne's revenge. -- A light man. -- Gabrielle de Bergerac. -- Travelling companions. -- A passionate pilgrim. -- At Isella. --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Gitlin, Marty.

Summary: This entertaining volume reveals some of the grossest practices in hygiene, dining, fashion, and medicine of Medieval Europe. Serfs often smelled bad, and they bathed and relieved themselves in streams filled with garbage. Wealthier individuals who had bathrooms produced waste that was sent down chutes into the castle moat. Peasants and nobles commonly consumed animal parts that today we would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.1 GIT

Summary: Rick Stevens is your perfect travel partner, guiding you through 60 hours of discoveries in his favorite European cities, villages, and off-the-beaten-path destinations. The complete DVD set brings you every one of Rick's half-hour TV shows- plus his highly acclaimed, hour-long TV specials.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914 RIC

Vink, Amanda

Summary: Though Europe does not boast a large land area, it contains some of the most distinct and well-known cultural histories in the world. Throughout the continent's long history, borders between countries have been drawn and redrawn countless times, resulting in a unique record of cross-cultural exchange that will captivate the imagination of your readers. Use this book to introduce them to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940 VIN

Summary: The American: American Christopher Newman is smart, educated and rich. He is a Civil War veteran and a self made tycoon who goes to Europe to see the 'treasures and entertain' himself. He meets Claire and after the fifth meeting he asks her to marry him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HEN

Herman, Eleanor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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Hardyman, Robyn

Summary: Presents several of the most dangerous, dirty, and otherwise unpleasant jobs done in medieval times, including peasant, bog iron collector, woad dyer, fuller, barber-surgeon, and plague doctor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.1 HAR

Steves, Rick

Summary: "There will be no museums! And no art galleries! Just Europeans having lots of fun. Across Europe, festival traditions go back centuries and are filled with time honored pageantry and ritual. Entire communities hurl themselves with abandon into the craziness. We'll careen all over Europe: the Palio horse races in Siena, the Highland games near Edinburgh, the colorful masquerade of Carnival in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914 EUR

Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy)

Summary: Americans Sara Porter and Tim Garton entertain beautiful and talented visitors at their farmhouse in neutral 1938 Switzerland, as war in Europe gathers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIS

Bancroft-Hunt, Norman.

Summary: Explores the civilization of medieval Europe by examining all aspects of daily life across all strata of society and focusing on the cycles of farming and trade, marriage and family life, education and entertainment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.1 BAN

Putney, Mary Jo.

Summary: As heir to a title and great wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after perilous years fighting the French, he intends his current mission to be his last. But all his plans are forgotten when he arrives in the small mountain stronghold of San Gabriel and meets her. Knowing herself to be too tall, strong, and unconventional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUT

Steele, Philip

Summary: Examines various aspects of life during the Middle Ages, including the feudal system, knights and chivalry, life in a castle, and battle during medieval times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2006

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Maloney, Alison.

Summary: "Bright young things is a perfect guide to the roaring twenties--hot jazz and hotter all-night dance halls, high society's scandalous exploits, fresh new fashions, Prohibition cocktails, costume parties, and of course, the notorious flapper. Decorated throughout with art deco illustrations and packaged in a beautiful foil-stamped case, this book looks stunning resting on a coffee table and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potter Style 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.822 MAL

Summary: Told in flashback during the final days of Charles III's life, this program scrutinizes that enlightened monarch's reign, a period of moderate reformism that required balancing innovation with the heavy weight of tradition. Successful domestic initiatives such as the renovation of Madrid, controversial incidents including the reform riot of 1766 and the expulsion of the Jesuits, and disastrous...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Charles IV succeeded to the Spanish throne in 1788. One year later, the cataclysmic revolution in neighboring France dealt European monarchism a blow of seismic proportions. Focusing on Charles' reign-conducted with extreme passivity and ending in abdication-this program uses film clips, dramatizations, paintings, and architectural landmarks to examine a country caught in the throes of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Beginning with the Battle of Bailen, this program charts the erratic course of politics in Spain that saw Ferdinand VII deposed by Napoleon and replaced by the emperor's brother, Joseph; reinstated at the end of the Peninsular War by the victorious allied forces; constrained by a coup in 1820 to abide by the liberal Constitution of 1812; and unbound by a second coup to resume his authoritarian...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Under Philip V, Spain at last began to recover from the long stagnation it had suffered during the twilight of the Habsburg dynasty. Employing dramatizations and maps, this program charts the reign of the first Bourbon king of Spain and the geopolitical forces that shaped the Europe of the Enlightenment-most notably the Spanish and Austrian wars of succession and their treaties. Bourbon...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Beginning with the brief tenure of Amadeus I, continuing on through the short-lived First Republic, and concluding with the reign of Alfonso XII and the early years of Alfonso XIII, this program thoroughly acquaints viewers with the second Bourbon restoration. Using dramatizations, architectural landmarks, artwork, and film clips, it covers upsurges of regionalismo and cantonalismo, the Third...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Charles IV succeeded to the Spanish throne in 1788. One year later, the cataclysmic revolution in neighboring France dealt European monarchism a blow of seismic proportions. Focusing on Charles' reign-conducted with extreme passivity and ending in abdication-this program uses film clips, dramatizations, paintings, and architectural landmarks to examine a country caught in the throes of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program employs dramatizations, maps, art, and architecture to follow the ongoing struggles between Christians and Moors-and among the Christians themselves-during the years 1213 through 1347 as the Christian reconquista changed into a Crusade. It also contrasts these clashes of arms with the cultural revival among Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the Iberian melting pot.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Told in flashback during the final days of Charles III's life, this program scrutinizes that enlightened monarch's reign, a period of moderate reformism that required balancing innovation with the heavy weight of tradition. Successful domestic initiatives such as the renovation of Madrid, controversial incidents including the reform riot of 1766 and the expulsion of the Jesuits, and disastrous...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: With the Pragmatic Sanction, the Spanish rule passed to Ferdinand VII's young daughter, Isabella, upon his death-and touched off the Carlist Wars, with Ferdinand's brother Don Carlos pitting himself against Queen Regent Maria Cristina. This program employs dramatizations, artwork, maps, film clips, and footage of palaces and other landmarks to make sense of the complex political and social...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The reign of Isabella II was characterized by palace intrigues, antechamber influences, barracks conspiracies, and military pronunciamientos. This program illustrates the factionalist ferment that led to the Revolution of 1868, the expulsion of the queen, the regency of Francisco Serrano, and the short reign of Amadeus I. Film clips, artwork, dramatizations, and maps shed light on the unrest at...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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