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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Blakely, Mike

Summary: Pairing extensive research with a brilliance for reviving the past in gripping narrative, Spur Award-winning author Mike Blakely has penned an epic novelization of the Mexican-American War in A Sinister Splendor. It's 1845. Texas joins the union and Mexico threatens war over the disputed Texas border. Meanwhile, expansionists dream of an America that sprawls all the way to the Pacific Coast....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Shaara, Jeff

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SHA

Chieftains

Contents: La iguana (with Lila Downs) -- La golondrina (with los Folkloristas) -- A la orilla de un palmar (with Linda Ronstadt) -- Danza de concheros (with los Folkloristas) -- El chivo (with los Cenzontles) -- San Campio (with Carlos Nę͠z) -- The sands of Mexico (with Ry Cooder) -- Sailing to Mexico (with Carlos Nę͠z) -- El caballo (with los Camperos de Valles) -- March to battle (across the Rio...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hear Music 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN CHI

Hobbs, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books] 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979 HOB

Francis, Vievee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.6 FRA

Chamberlain, Samuel E. (Samuel Emery)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 1956

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAMBERLAIN, SAMUEL CHA

Chidsey, Donald Barr

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1968

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.6 CHI

Shaara, Jeff

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Savage, Les.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP W SAV

Thom, James Alexander.

Summary: The alternating voices of Paddy Quinn, a young man with journalistic aspirations, and Mexican soldier Augustin Juvero recount the story of John Riley, who deserts the American army to fight for Mexico in the Mexican-American War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Stein, R. Conrad.

Summary: Describes the Mexican-American War in the nineteenth century, including the social and political causes of the war and the impact of the war on Mexicans following Mexico's defeat and its legacy today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds Pub. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.62 Stein 2012

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Bass, Rick

Summary: When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the gloryseeking Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo--a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

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Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 ABB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Abbott 2014

Blake, James Carlos.

Summary: "James Carlos Blake is a master at weaving historical fact into fiction. Two generations of Wolfe men--begat by an English pirate in New Hampshire in 1828--track their violent but manifest destiny through the Diaz Regime in Mexico in the early 1900s and back to Gulf Coast Texas. The novel centers on two sets of identical "hero twins," each with a violent history that mirror the author's belief...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinco Puntos Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA