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Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial tanner and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 675.23 PET

Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Summary: Throughout history, musicians and musical works have reflected the fashion, culture, and social attitudes of their times. Music today is more diversified than ever, from the megahits of teen pop stars to the depth and emotionality of gospel choirs to the tones and textures produced by large-scale orchestras. Add to this the unstoppable forces of MySpace, YouTube, the iPod, and a rapidly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Sivertson, Howard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.49 Sivertson 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 977.49 SIV

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 FRI

Murphy, Patricia J.

Summary: The story of Olivia and her family on their exciting journey along the Oregon Trail is used to describe what it was like to be a pioneer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MUR

Beasley, Jerry C.

Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 823.5 BEA

Haag, Pamela

Summary: "An acclaimed historian explodes the myth about the 'special relationship' between Americans and their guns, revealing that savvy 19th century businessmen--not gun lovers--created American gun culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 HAA

Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis

Summary: Transcriptions of more than four hundred Native American land conveyances from Plymouth Colony court records are now accessible to researchers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Bangs

Achebe, Ngozi.

Summary: A tale of two women separated by 400 years but linked by history. Maxine a modern American woman who is half white and half African comes across a set of diaries written by a slave in the 16th century in her quest to connect with her Nigerian father. Then there is Onaedo a young woman from that era who found herself in the middle of events that were set in motion in a country far away from her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandac-Goldberg Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P ACH

45 holds on 12 copies

Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FAV

Meredith, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 968.04 MER

Summary: This PBS miniseries tells the epic history of oil ... how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rose, Sarah.

Summary: Follows the journey of Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, who was deployed by the British East India Company to steal China's tea secrets in 1848.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 382.4137 ROS

Summary: An intimate look inside a living time capsule, this program explores the planning and reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, presenting a day in the working life of the unique artistic institution. The video guides viewers through the facility, painstakingly designed and built to resemble the original Elizabethan playhouse, and offers commentary from the actors, artisans, and educators...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: From the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, this production of Shakespeare's rollicking classic battle of the sexes stars Len Cariou as Petruchio, the strutting male chauvinist suitor who sets out to undermine the spirit of young Katharina. Taped before a live audience, this production is treated in a solidly traditional fashion by British stage director Peter Dews, retaining the integrity of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1982

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Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Gunderson, Mary.

Summary: Discusses the everyday life, family roles, cooking methods, and common foods of pioneers who traveled west on the Oregon Trail during the nineteenth century. Includes recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Earth Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5978 GUN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.385 PAU

Dollarhide, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Quest Genealogical Service 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 973.0421 DOL

Hobart, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bureau of History, Dept. of State 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.499 HOB

Milton, Giles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 633.83 MIL

Sandler, Martin W

Summary: Describes what happened when a slave ship packed with plunder was captured by pirates in 1717 then sunk by a brutal storm. Tells the story of the 1984 expedition to locate the wreck and what was uncovered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Tubbs, Stephenie Ambrose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 TUB