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Summary: Delve more deeply into the enticing life and untimely death of Marie Antoinette and uncover a tale of style, fashion, intrigue and danger that would satisfy even the toughest celebrity magazine editor of the 21st Century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment 2006

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Summary: The story of a callous monarch, swept to her death in the torrent of the French Revolution. It is also the tale of a fragile young woman struggling to find herself during one of the most turbulent moments in human history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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

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Summary: Tells the story of the 14-year-old ill-fated Archduchess of Austria and later Queen of France. Marie Antoinette has became one of the most misunderstood and abused woman in history, from her birth in Imperial Austria. And how the young woman must grow up in front of the entire country of France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAR

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
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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fo

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Plain, Nancy.

Summary: Examines the history of France during the reign of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie-Antoinette, provides information about everyday life in France during the revolutionary era, and includes a selection of contemporary writings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Benchmark Books 2002

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Gaines, James R.

Summary: They began as courtiers in a hierarchy of privilege, but history remembers them as patriot-citizens in a commonwealth of equals. On April 18, 1775, a riot over the price of flour broke out in the French city of Dijon; that same night, across the Atlantic, Paul Revere mounted the fastest horse he could find. So began what have been called the "sister revolutions" of France and America. In a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 GAI

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: "The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George Washington had come to realize that the only way to defeat the British Empire was with the help of the French navy. But as he had learned after two years of trying, coordinating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 PHI

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 PHI

Carey, Edward

Summary: In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her quiet, pale son. Together, they convert an abandoned monkey house into an exhibition hall for wax heads, and the spectacle becomes a sensation....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

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Schom, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NAPOLEON Schom

Scurr, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBESPIERRE, MAXIMILIE SCU

Erickson, Carolly

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2005

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Bruce, Evangeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1995

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

Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Griffin 2005

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Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

Paul, Joel R.

Summary: Documents the machinations of three individuals in their efforts to win the American Revolution, tracing their applications of espionage to smuggle weapons and supplies while spinning a web of international political intrigue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.385 PAU

Summary: "For centuries, France has been ruled by the privileged few. No longer. On this day, the people of Paris have risen up against tyranny. Now, in the midst of one of history's most chaotic and brutal revolutions, the fate of a nation rests on the edge of the Assassin's blade"--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Ubisoft, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME PS4 ASS

Ferling, John E

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and James Monroe were in the vanguard of revolutionary ideas in the 18th century. As founding fathers, they risked their lives for American independence, but they also wanted more. Each wished for profound changes in the political and social fabric of pre-1776 America and hoped that the American Revolution would spark republican and egalitarian revolutions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 FER

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French revolution by a young actress attempting to help a tortured, imprisoned little boy--Louis Charles, the lost king of France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DON

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Weiss, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waveland Press, Inc. 1966

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 832.91 WEI

Winik, Jay

Summary: It is an era that redefined history. As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink, Russia was a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories tell it, none of these events occurred in isolation. Here, historian Winik shows how their fates combined to change the course of civilization. Here is a savage world war, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 WIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 WIN

Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV JEA

Winik, Jay

Summary: Winik documents the final years of the eighteenth century as a period of tumultuous change marked by Russia's imperial power, the revolution in France, and America's near-collapse, events that the author reveals to be intricately related.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 WIN