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Bannister, Nonna

Contents: Boarding the train -- Baby Sarah -- Before the Holocaust -- Move to Taganrog -- Move to Rostov-on-Don -- A day in the park -- The depression in Russia: Stalin's power -- Winter vacation with babushka at the dacha -- Our journey by train -- Homecoming welcome -- Our fun time begins -- Christmas church service -- Christmas Day 1932 -- Reflections on childhood -- Back to reality: 1933 -- Troubled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BANNISTER, NONNA BAN

Summary: Collects the original broadcast episodes from the fourth season of Star trek, the next generation. Picking up decades after Gene Roddenberry's original, it follows the intergalactic adventures of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his crew aboard an all-new USS Enterprise.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2002

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

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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Cenziper, Debbie

Summary: "The fascinating and very moving story of the lovers, lawyers, judges and activists behind the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that led to one of the most important, national civil rights victories in decades--the legalization of same-sex marriage. In June 2015, the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law in all fifty states in a decision as groundbreaking as Roe v Wade and Brown v Board...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 346.01 CEN

Goodman, Martin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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Price, Sean.

Contents: Introduction : war and revenge -- My youth -- Taking charge -- Crossing the Alps -- Rome learns to fear me -- Cannae -- Stalemate and decline -- Defending Carthage -- After the war -- Hannibal timeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Raintree 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 HAN

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Renault, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1969

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REN

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 931 OCO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 931 OCO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 951 OCO

Summary: Why do the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in conceptions of Western culture and identity? The Greeks are a source of much that we esteem: democracy, philosophy, tragedy, epic and lyric poetry, history-writing, ideals of athletic competition, aesthetic sensibilities, and more. Spanning roughly 1,000 years, the lectures cover the Late Bronze Age (1500 B.C.E.) to the time of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938 MCI
Call number: DVD 938 MIC

Wilson-Lee, Kelcey

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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O'Connell, Robert L.

Summary: Robert L. O'Connell, one of the most admired names in military history, tells the whole story of Cannae for the first time, giving a stirring account of this apocalyptic battle of the Second Punic War, and its causes and consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937.04 OCO

Man, John

Summary: The terra cotta army is one of the greatest, and most famous, archaeological discoveries ever made. Over eight thousand life-size figures of warriors and horses were interred in the mausoleum of the first emperor of China--and each figure is individually carved, perhaps representing real members of the emperor's army. Weaving together history and a first-hand account of his experience in China,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951 MAN

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Summary: They employed a brutality which is staggering by today's standards. A fresh look at some of the world's most fascinating, iconic, and truly ruthless leaders, how they came to power and stayed in power, how they treated their subjects, friends and family, demonstrated battlefield leadership and achieved transformations at home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NonFic A

Waterfield, Robin

Summary: "Dividing the spoils" revives the memory of Alexander's Successors, whose fame has been dimmed only because they stand in his enormous shadow. In fact, Alexander left things in a mess at the time of his death, with no guaranteed succession, no administration in place suitable for such an enormous realm, and huge untamed areas both bordering and within his 'empire'. The Successors consolidated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938.07 WAT

Roberts, John Maddox.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Stephenson, Paul.

Summary: Surveys the life and legacy of the first Christian Roman emperor, describing the vision that inspired his religious conversion and subsequent conquest of the imperial capital, his founding of Constantinople, and his role in promoting a unified Christian Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2009

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

Spence, Jonathan D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Wood, Frances

Contents: Introduction: elephants, steamed duck and warring states -- The heart of a tiger or wolf -- The grand scribe's records and the place of the sleeping tiger -- The cunning councillor -- Cowboys and indians or Confucianism and Legalism -- The height of legal responsibility -- This species of fortification: the Great Wall -- The burning of the books -- Making everything the same -- The supreme...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 931.04092 HUANG, QUIN SHI WOO

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
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Iggulden, Conn.

Summary: Two boyhood friends, Gaius Marius and Marcus, now grown to manhood, are thrust into the grip of bitter conflict as every Roman prepares to take sides in the coming civil war between Sulla and Marius. Their friendship is further tested as they vie for the the love of an extraordinary slave girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta trade 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGG

Whyte, Jack

Summary: "Some men strive for greatness. And some men find themselves thrust into the role of their nation's saviors. Such are the two heroes who reshaped and reconfigured the entire destiny of the kingdom of Scotland. Wallace the Braveheart would become the only legendary, heroic, commoner in medieval British history; the undying champion of the common man. The other, Robert Bruce, earl of Carrick,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHY

McCullough, Colleen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC