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Miller, Judith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mitchell Beazley 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 721.8 MIL

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 TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Croutier, Alev Lytle

Summary: "Drawing on a host of intimate first-hand accounts and memoirs, Harem explores life in the world's harems, from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century, focusing on the fabled and ever-mysterious Seraglio of Topkapi Palace as a paradigm for all."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 CRO

Carpenter, Anna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.58 CAR

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Richardson, Gillian

Summary: "Ships have sailed through human history for thousands of years. Sometimes, their dramatic voyages have even changed the course of the world. For centuries, ships have brought cultures together in peace or conflict, played a role in wars and revolutions, and transformed societies. Climb on deck for 10 ocean adventures, starting with the groundbreaking exploits of Zheng He's 15th-century...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2015

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Swann, Mark

Summary: The genius of the fireplace lies in the fact that it allows us to enjoy the magic of an open fire in the middle of our homes without the danger of setting our houses on fire or the unpleasantness of smoke. Unfortunately, fireplaces often don't perform as intended. Fireplace Secrets: A Problem-Solving Manual for Fireplaces and Chimneys explains not only how to solve any smoking problem but also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Xlibris 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 697 SWA

Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

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

Kamen, Henry.

Summary: "Since the sixteenth century, the Spanish inquisition has been synonymous with terror, bigotry, and persecution. In this book, a renowned historian sweeps away old misconceptions and presents a new view of this notorious and fascinating period." "Henry Kamen reassesses the significance and consequences of the expulsion of the Jews and also argues that there is little evidence for the alleged...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 272.2 KAM

Contents: Reflections of style -- Room by room -- Alternative options -- Decorating a fireplace -- Fireplace know-how.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Meredith 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 721.8 FIR

Orton, Vrest

Summary: "How to alter unsatisfactory fireplaces & to build new ones in the 18th century fashion" --cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alan C. Hood & Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 697 ORT

Summary: "From rock's backpages, the online library of rock and roll. Comes this anthology of timeless rock writing from the good to the bad to the plain ugly. The sound and the fury spans four decades and comes at rock and roll from all angles, among the pieces ..."--BOOK JACKET.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2003

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Neering, Rosemary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Rybczynski, Witold.

Summary: Traces the creation of a Pennsylvania residential subdivision from its planning stage to the residence of its first owners, in an account that offers insight into the long process of development and how it is related to sprawl and ex-urban growth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 RYB

Van Zoeren, Tom, National Park Service Ranger

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4635 VAN

Friedman, Mel

Summary: Discusses how the United States gained ownership of the Oregon Territory, who discovered the best routes west, and the obstacles pioneers faced on their journeys along the Oregon Trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 FRI

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 FRI

Skinner, David

Summary: "In 1934, Webster's Second was the great gray eminence of American dictionaries, with 600,000 entries and numerous competitors but no rivals. It served as the all-knowing guide to the world of grammar and information, a kind of one-stop reference work. In 1961, Webster's Third came along and ignited an unprecedented controversy in America's newspapers, universities, and living rooms. The new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 423.09 SKI

Summary: In this four-part series, Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from Britain's past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media, LLC 2017

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Summary: In this four-part series, Tony Robinson embarks on spectacular walks through Britain's most historic landscapes in search of the richest stories from Britain's past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Isaacs, Sally Senzell

Summary: An introduction to what life was like on the Oregon Trail, describing the wagons, daily routines, food, clothing, Native Americans encountered on the way, and dangers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2001

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Silverthorn, Suzanne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Pub. Ltd. 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978.88 SIL

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROM

Summary: Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DUS