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Sullivan, Rosemary

Summary: "The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators--her father, Josef Stalin. Born in the early years of the Soviet Union, Svetlana Stalin spent her youth inside the walls of the Kremlin. Communist Party privilege protected her from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALLILUYEVA, SVETLANA SUL

Groom, Winston

Summary: "In this exciting, meticulously researched narrative, best-selling author and historian Winston Groom returns to tell one of the most monumental stories of the twentieth century. It is the tale of three remarkably different men, joined in a mission to end World War II and restore order. Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin redefined a generation and transformed its political...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

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Olson, Lynne

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 OLS

Schwartz, John Burnham

Summary: "Running from her father's brutal legacy, Joseph Stalin's daughter defects to the United States against the turbulence of the 1960s. For fans of We Were the Lucky Ones and A Gentleman in Moscow, this sweeping historical novel is inspired by the true story of Svetlana Alliluyeva. In one of the most momentous events of the Cold War, Svetlana Allilyueva, the forty-one-year-old daughter of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Schwartz 2019

Ullrich, Volker

Summary: "A comprehensive new biography of Hitler focusing on the dictator's personality"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITLER, ADOLPH ULL

Bow, Erin

Summary: The teenage princess of a future-world Canadian superpower, where royal children are held hostage to keep their countries from waging war, falls in love with an American prince who rebels against the brutal rules governing their existences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOW

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOW

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Summary: These programs detail many facets of the world's greatest civilizations, including in-depth information about the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. The rise of ancient Rome is followed from the first Roman-Barbarian War to the decline of the Empire. Mind-boggling construction feats and gravity-defying masterpieces of the ancient Egyptians and Greeks are explored in detail....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2010

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Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Qvortrup, Matthew

Summary: This is the fascinating tale of Angela Merkel’s political ascent, in which she outmaneuvered her male colleagues and made Germany the strongest economy in Europe. With the storytelling gifts of a novelist, as well as nuanced political expertise garnered from over a decade of experience as an academic and journalist, Matt Qvortrup gives readers unprecedented, personal insight into Frau Merkel’s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Duckworth 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MERKEL, ANGELA QVO

Rice, Earle.

Summary: Presents the private and public life of the Nazi dictator who involved Germany in the Second World War and tried to exterminate Jews and other citizens he considered undesirable.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds Pub. 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 HIT

Bruns, Roger.

Summary: A biography of the Roman general and statesman whose brillant military leadership helped make Rome the center of a vast empire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 1987

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

Taubman, William

Summary: A comprehensive biography of the final leader of the Soviet Union chronicles Gorbachev's rise from peasant to politician and describes how his liberal policies ended the Cold War and unintentionally provoked the breakup of the USSR. "When Mikhail Gorbachev became the leader of the Soviet Union in 1985, the USSR. was one of the world's two superpowers. By 1989, his liberal policies of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GORBACHEV, MIKHAIL TAU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GORBACHEV TAU

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: Describes the life of a man who has ruled Cuba since 1959, after leading a successful revolution overthrowing Batistas government and establishing a Communist regime in its place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 CAS

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

Heyes, Eileen.

Summary: Presents the story of the German Nazi leader in the context of the political and social forces of his time, focusing on the destruction and misery he unleashed in World War II and the Holocaust and examining as well the legacy of his actions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1994

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 HIT

Khlevniuk, O. V. (Oleg Vitalʹevich)

Summary: Josef Stalin exercised supreme power in the Soviet Union from 1929 until his death in 1953. During that quarter-century, by Oleg Khlevniuk’s estimate, he caused the imprisonment and execution of no fewer than a million Soviet citizens per year. Millions more were victims of famine directly resulting from Stalin's policies. What drove him toward such ruthlessness? This essential biography, by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KHL

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Woodward, Kay

Summary: Profiles twenty-five female trailblazers who overcame huge obstacles, including Catherine the Great, Zaha Hadid, and Valentina Tereshkova.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carlton Books Limited 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WOO

Smith, Kathryn

Summary: "Journalist Smith (A Necessary War) grants readers an unusual insider's view of F.D.R.'s political career by profiling his longtime private secretary. Marguerite 'Missy' LeHand, a young woman with a modest background, an agile intellect, a pleasant personality, and remarkable stenographer's skills, began working for F.D.R. in 1920, when he ran for vice president. Smith writes particularly well...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEHAND, MARGUERITE, SMI

Schanzer, Rosalyn.

Summary: Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 Sch

Azad, Nafiza

Summary: Fatima lives in the city of Noor, on the Silk Road, which is currently protected by the Ifrit, djinn of order and reason, from attacks by the violent and ruthless Shayateen djinn--but Fatima was infused with the fire of the Ifrit who died saving her whenshe was four years old, and when one of the most important Ifrit dies she finds herself drawn into the intrigues of the court, the affairs of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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Gilliland, Ben.

Summary: Presents brief profiles of one hundred inventors, philosophers, economists, politicians, explorers, and other individuals who have made an impact on history, discussing the achievements of Aristotle, Mark Zuckerberg, Marie Curie, Pele, and others from various industries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 GIL

Latell, Brian.

Contents: More radical than me -- A peasant from Biran -- The victim of exploitation -- We will all be heroes -- My true destiny -- So we can seize power -- He is our father -- My job is to talk -- I detest solitude -- The moral and political duty -- The corpse of imperialism -- My brother twice over -- More than enough cannons-- Afterword.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.91 LAT

Moseley, Ray

Contents: The last spectator -- After the fall -- Birth of the Salò republic -- The fate of the Roman Jews -- Mussolini and Claretta -- A most unhappy family -- Galeazzo Ciano and Edda -- Troubles on all fronts -- The Partisan war develops -- Il duce and the Jews -- The liberation of Rome -- A terrible summer -- More atrocities, greater despair -- "I have ruined Italy" -- The secret negotiations -- In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Pub. 2004

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

Wagener, Otto.

Summary: Translation of: Hitler aus nachster Nahe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1985

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