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Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Summary: At the end of the Civil War, Union Cavalry officer John Henry Thomas (John Wayne) and former Confederate Colonel James Langdon (Rock Hudson) lead their men into Mexico to begin a new life. Caught between Mexican rebels and the Emperor's forces, they find themselves fighting side by side and must forge an uneasy friendship in order to survive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN UND

Casamer, Douglas M.

Summary: The Michigan 22nd Infantry regiment was instrumental in making the outcome of the Civil War a Union victory. Included is a study of the 1,610 men who fought in this regiment. Fought in and around the following battles; Chickamauga; Lookout Mountain; Chattanooga; Lost Mountain; Kennesaw Mountain; Chattahoochee River; Peach Tree Creek; Jonesboro; Atlanta. Formed at Pontiac, Michigan and mustered...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Casamer Publishing 2006

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R GEN 973.7474 CAS

Stahr, Walter

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

Summary: Sharpe's enemy : Sharpe leads a mission to free an English colonel's wife who is hostage to a gang of lawless deserters led by an evil villain from Sharpe's past. Sharpe's honour : When a French spy frames him for dishonouring a Spanish aristocrat's wife, Sharpe faces arrest, duels, court martial and death to clear his good name and avoid damaging Britain's alliance with Spain. Sharpe's gold :...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: Sharpe's battle : Sharpe must recover stolen supply wagons and lead green troops into battle against a French general whose " chief weapon is horror." Sharpe's sword : Under orders to protect Wellington's master spy from the French, Sharpe finds himself in a fight for his life against "Boney's" best swordsman, Leroux. Sharpe's regiment : In a race against time to expose corruption in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: Sharpe's rifles : Sharpe saves Wellesley's life and is promoted to Lieutenant. He is put in command of the Chosen men, a crack regiment of riflemen who resist acknowledging his authority. Sharpe's eagle : When the French seize the King's Colours and Sharpe loses an old friend in battle, he steadfastly, but quietly swears to avenge the officer's death and restore England's honour. Sharpe's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: "It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Dempsey, Jack

Summary: America's single bloodiest day was at the Battle of Antietam, and Michigan played a prominent role. Discover the state's connections to the Lost Order, one of the Civil War's greatest mysteries. Explore George A. Custer's role as a staff officer in combat. Mourn the extraordinary losses Michiganders suffered, including one regiment losing nearly half its strength at the epicenter of the battle....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The History Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 DEM

Debussy, Claude 1862-1918

Contents: Images (book 1) ; Images (book 2) ; Prelude (book 1, no. 6) : des pas sur la neige ; Estampes / Debussy -- Mazurkas. F minor, op. 63, no. 2; A minor, op. 68, no. 2; B-flat major, op. 7, no. 1; C-sharp minor, op. 30, no. 4; B minor, op. 33, no. 4 ; Waltzes. A minor, op. 34, no. 2; C-sharp minor, op. 64, no. 2; E minor, op. posth ; Polonaises. C-sharp minor, op. 26, no. 1; Polonaise fantasie in...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: VoxBox 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL DEBUS

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2

Richter, Sviatoslav

Contents: Sonata no. 60 in C, H. XVI/50 / Haydn -- Scherzo no. 4 in E, op. 54 ; Ballade no. 3 in A-flat, op. 47 ; Etudes, op. 10. No. 10 in A-flat ; No. 12 in C minor : Revolutionary ; Mazurka in C, op. 24 no. 2 / Chopin -- Preludes. Op. 23 no. 1 ; Op. 32 nos. 9, 10 and 12 / Rachmaninoff -- Jeux d'eau ; La vallee des cloches / Ravel -- Sonata no. 6 in A, op. 82 ; Visions fugitives, op. 22. Nos. 3, 4, 5,...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RCA Red Seal 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL Richt

Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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

Summary: In this Civil War tale, a cattle-driver sells his herd to the Yankees, then is kidnapped by a rebel who wants him to steal cattle for the South. Includes original theatrical trailer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN ALV

Summary: "Between 2011 and 2015, the Opinion section of The New York Times published Disunion, a series marking the long string of anniversaries around the Civil War, the most destructive, and most defining, conflict in American history. The works were startling in their range and direction, some taking on major topics, like the Gettysburg Address and the Battle of Fredericksburg, while others tackled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 NEW

Foner, Eric

Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar, a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation's foundation and how those guarantees have been shaken over time. The Declaration of Independence announced equality as an American ideal, but it took the Civil War and the subsequent adoption of three constitutional amendments to establish that ideal as American law. The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 342.73 FON

Ireland, Justina

Summary: "Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -- derailing the War between the States and changing the nation forever. In this new America, safety for all depends on the work of a few, and laws like the Negro and Native Reeducation Act require certain children attend combat schools to learn to put down the dead. But there are also...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Jordan, Brian Matthew

Summary: Examines the fate of Union veterans who won the American Civil War, but could not bear the resulting peace.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.8 JOR

Miller, Linda Lael

Summary: This is the story of Caroline, the young wife and childhood sweetheart of Jacob, who together live on a farm raising their daughter, Rachel, just outside of Gettysburg. When Jacob joins the Northern army to do his duty and help save the Union, no one anticipates he will not return. Caroline gets news that he is wounded and has been taken to Washington, DC, with his regiment, and so she must...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Blake, Michael

Summary: In his New York Times bestselling novel Dances with Wolves, Michael Blake created an unforgettable saga of white and Native American cultures. Now in Marching to Valhalla, Blake unfolds the story of the final months of General George Armstrong Custer, a story that illuminates the epic sweep of his entire life--his career, his passions, his legacy to the American west. Here is Custer as we've...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BLA

Summary: At a girls' school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tensions, rivalries, and an unexpected turn of events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEG

Summary: At the end of the Civil War, a small band of Confederate soldiers ambush a Union gold shipment. To their horror, they learn from a dying soldier that the war between the North and the South has been over for a month. Now facing certain criminal prosecution for acts committed while they thought the war was on, the troop seeks refuge in a stagecoach waystation. A feisty ex-Union army nurse and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Hangman's 2010

Summary: Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MER

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

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Mercy 2016

Summary: A collection of Tom Selleck's greatest westerns including: Monte Walsh, Last Stand at Saber River and Crossfire Trail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TNT Originals 2008

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

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN TOM