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Shah, Rubika

Summary: Examines the Rock Against Racism movement that was formed in the United Kingdom in 1976 in response to racism, fascism, and the National Front, featuring footage from the concert in Victoria Park in April 1978.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement Llc 2020

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC WHI

Carby, Hazel V.

Summary: "A haunting and evocative history of British empire, told through one woman's family story 'Where are you from?' Hazel Carby was continually asked as a girl, at a time when being Black and being British was understood to be an impossibility. To answer that question properly, eminent scholar Hazel Carby finds she needs to trace not just the family history of her Jamaican father and her Welsh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 CAR

Malkiel, Nancy Weiss

Summary: As the tumultuous decade of the 1960s ended, a number of very traditional, very conservative, highly prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom decided to go coed, seemingly all at once, in a remarkably brief span of time. Coeducation met with fierce resistance. As one alumnus put it in a letter to his alma mater, "Keep the damned women out." Focusing on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378 MAL

Straker, Vicky

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Summary: The Edwardian age was the golden age of etiquette and gentility, in which the taking of tea was rather like a ceremonial masquerade. At this time, it was not uncommon for ladies to change up to five times a day, and one of these outfits would have been a tea dress. Tea was the only time the mistress of the house would serve her guests; the china used, the manservant who answered the door and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.15 Straker 2015

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2018

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Hoehling, A. A. (Adolph A.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Madison Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.5 HOE

Nicolson, Juliet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2006

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Hochschild, Adam.

Summary: Presents a history of World War I, focusing on the moral conflict between the proponents of the war and its critics in Great Britain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.341 HOC

Bolton, Andrew

Summary: "The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, will celebrate the late Alexander McQueen's extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation which took place after his death in February 2010, Mr. McQueen challenged and expanded the understanding of fashion beyond utility to a conceptual expression of culture, politics, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2011

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 746.9 MCQUEEN, ALEXANDER BOL

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Ruth David was growing up in a small village in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s. Under the Nazi Party, Jewish families like Ruth's experienced rising anti-Semitic restrictions and attacks. Just going to school became dangerous. By November 1938, anti-Semitism erupted into Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and unleashed a wave of violence and forced arrests. Days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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Lethbridge, Lucy.

Summary: A compassionate and discerning exploration of the complex relationship between the server, the served, and the world they lived in, Servants opens a window onto British society from the Edwardian period to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 331.7 Lethbridge 2013

Summary: Working for change: Explores the birth of the social documentary in the U.S. and U.K. during the years of the Great Depression and the New Deal, featuring interviews with several of the people who helped define and shape the form.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Moulton, Mo

Summary: "Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) was a renowned crime novelist who achieved fame and fortune during a period that historian Mo Moulton calls 'the day after the revolution.' In a time when just as many doors were closed to women as open, Sayers found professional success with her Lord Peter Wimsey novels. Yet she never could have done it without the cohort of remarkable women she met at university...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAYERS, DOROTHY L. MOU

Hutton, Robert

Summary: "The never-before-told story of Eric Roberts, who infiltrated a network of Nazi sympathizers in Great Britain in order to protect the country from the grips of fascism June 1940: Europe has fallen to Adolf Hitler's army, and Britain is his next target. Winston Churchill exhorts the country to resist the Nazis, and the nation seems to rally behind him. But in secret, some British citizens are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBERT, ERIC A HUT

Lichtenstein, Jonathan

Summary: "In 1939, Jonathan Lichtenstein's father Hans escaped Nazi-occupied Berlin as a child refugee on the Kindertransport. Almost every member of his family died after Kristallnacht, and, arriving in England to make his way in the world alone, Hans turned his back on his German Jewish culture. Growing up in post-war rural Wales where the conflict was never spoken of, Jonathan and his siblings were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2020

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

Pearson, Helen

Summary: "In March 1946, scientists began to track thousands of children born in one cold week. No one imagined that this would become the longest-running study of human development in the world, growing to encompass five generations of children. Today they are some of the best-studied people on the planet, and the simple act of observing human life has changed the way we are born, schooled, parent, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soft Skull Press, an imprint of Counterpoint 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 PEA

Corera, Gordon.

Summary: A security correspondent for the BBC offers insight into the secret world of the agents and spies in Britain's MI6 from the early days of the Cold War, through the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall to the September 11 attacks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1241 COR

Summary: British Army Soldiers play silly games: obstacle courses, steeplechase and cricket match against women. R&R.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1915

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Elizabeth

Summary: Drawn from the wealth of material in the Royal Archives and at Glamis Castle, this collection of letters, written by Queen Elizabeth from her earliest childhood to the end of her life, reveals the real womahn behind the public face.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.082 ELI

Morrison, Robert

Summary: "A surprising history of the era that brought our modern world decisively into view. Though the Victorians are often credited with ushering in our modern era, the seeds were planted in the years before. The Regency (1811- 1820) began when the profligate Prince of Wales replaced his insane father, George III, as Britain's ruler; around the regent surged a society of evangelicalism and hedonism,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.07 MOR

Mawer, Simon.

Summary: As Allied forces close in on Berlin in spring 1945, a solitary figure emerges from the wreckage that is Germany. It is Marian Sutro, whose existence was last known to her British controllers in autumn 1943 in Paris. One of a handful of surviving agents of the Special Operations Executive, she has withstood arrest, interrogation, incarceration, and the horrors of Ravensbrück concentration camp,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAW

Brown, Tina.

Summary: "Ten years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was she "the people's princess," who electrified the world with her beauty and humanitarian missions? Or was she a manipulative, media-savvy neurotic who nearly brought down the monarchy? Journalist Tina Brown knew Diana personally and has far-reaching insight into the royals and the Queen herself. In this book, you will meet a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES Bro

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Summary: Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2021

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2021

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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