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Wurmbrand, Richard.

Summary: "This classic story of amazing faith in shocking circumstances has been updated for a new generation. Its message remains urgent and relevant: thousands of Christians are still persecuted and tortured around the world today, suffering solely for their belief in Jesus Christ. Richard Wurmbrand endured months of solitary confinement, years of periodic physical torture, constant suffering from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 272 WUR

Applebaum, Anne

Summary: Discusses the creation of the Communist regimes that took hold in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II and describes what daily life was like in these countries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 APP

Meyer, Michael

Summary: Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, many still believe it was the words of President Ronald Reagan, Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! that brought the Cold War to an end. Meyer disagrees, and in this compelling account, explains why.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.0009 MEY

Dwork, Deborah.

Summary: Discusses the legal and illegal ways that millions of Jews managed to leave Germany, the challenges they faced, and the diversity of the refugee experience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012

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

Rosenberg, Tina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 ROS

Gregory, Brad S. (Brad Stephan)

Summary: Presents lectures delivered by Brad S. Gregory on European church history from 1500 to 1650.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

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6 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 270 GRE PART 1
Call number: CD 270 GRE PART 2
Call number: CD 270 GRE PART 3

Greengrass, Mark

Summary: "This latest addition to the landmark Penguin History of Europe series is a fascinating study of 16th and 17th century Europe and the fundamental changes which led to the collapse of Christendom and established the geographical and political frameworks of Western Europe as we know it. From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of this era. Martin...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2 GRE

Peterson, Scott.

Summary: "As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the spiritual degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events of the last half century: the genocide in Rwanda. In Me Against My Brother, he brings these events together for the first time to record a collapse that has had an impact far beyond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 960.329 PET

Bornstein, Jerry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portland House 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 335.43 BOR

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

Summary: From the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 3
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 4

Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 940.53 HOO

Freeman, Charles

Summary: A radical reappraisal of the impact of Constantine's adoption of Christianity in 368 AD on the later Roman world, and on Western civilization. Adopting those aspects of the religion that suited his purposes, Constantine turned Rome on a course from the relatively open, tolerant and pluralistic civilization of the Hellenistic world, towards a culture that was based on the rule of fixed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.12 FRE

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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

Jarausch, Konrad Hugo.

Summary: "A sweeping history of twentieth-century Europe, Out of Ashes tells the story of an era of unparalleled violence and barbarity yet also of humanity, prosperity, and promise. Konrad Jarausch describes how the European nations emerged from the nineteenth century with high hopes for continued material progress and proud of their imperial command over the globe, only to become embroiled in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5 JAR

Galbraith, James K.

Summary: "The years since the Great Crisis of 2008 have seen slow growth, high unemployment, falling home values, chronic deficits, a deepening disaster in Europe--and a stale argument between two false solutions, "austerity" on one side and "stimulus" on the other. Both sides and practically all analyses of the crisis so far take for granted that the economic growth from the early 1950s until...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339 GAL

Olson, Lynne

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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Goetz, Thomas

Summary: "The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it tragically intertwined, and the birth of medical science. In 1875, tuberculosis was the deadliest disease in the world, accountable for a third of all deaths. A diagnosis of TB-often called consumption-was a death sentence. Then, in triumph of medical science, a German doctor named Robert Koch...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.542 GOE

Summary: Examines the history of modern youth culture and the evolution of the idea of the "teenager", from the late 19th century to the beginning of the post-War period. Consists of archival film footage, diary entries, and dramatic recreations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TEE

Summary: A collection of writings by the world's foremost military historians shed new light on the causes, events, campaigns, personalities, and repercussions of World War I, including essays by such authors as Thomas Fleming, Robert Wohl, and Sir Michael Howard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 GRE

Summary: "When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2000

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOU

Summary: This program chronicles the life and work of John Locke, the 17th-century English philosopher and political theorist considered by many to be the first notable thinker of the Enlightenment. Without a doubt, Locke's legacy is vast: his articulation of empiricism laid the intellectual groundwork for an explosion of scientific activity that continues to this day, and his political philosophy is...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Rounding, Virginia

Summary: Offers an account of the religious persecutions in England under Henry VIII and his daughter, Mary, with a focus on the lives of Baron Richard Rich, who played a role in the persecutions, and John Deane, who managed to avoid them throughout the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 ROU