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Summary: Salty saga of the bravest skipper ever to sail the seas- Captain Horatio Hornblower. The English Captain sailed during the Napoleonic era, and out thought, outmaneuvered and outfought his rivals, but was more than a little at sea when faced with a beautiful woman!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE CAP

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...

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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...

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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 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 :...

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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: Peacetime (1807). Hornblower is forced to make a living at the gaming tables and gets caught up in a budding romance with his landlady's daughter, Maria. Hornblower goes on a reconnaissance mission that uncovers French perfidy, leading to renewed war. Complications arise when he is betrayed and temporarily imprisoned. Hornblower and Maria get married.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E 2003

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Summary: Follows the exploits of Richard Sharpe, a soldier who rises from the British ranks to become an officer during the Napoleonic Wars. In this episode, Sharpe faces the return of his sworn enemy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2000

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

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Summary: During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAS

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Master 2004

Summary: In Tolstoy's timeless epic of love and loss, a circle of aristocrats finds their glittering world crumbling as war threatens imperial Russia. Set during the years of Napoleon's invasion of Russia, War and Peace follows the changing fortunes of brooding hero Prince Andrej, his bookish friend Pierre, and the spirited but naive Natasha. As Napoleon's armies menace their privileged lives, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WAR

Summary: Set during the Napoleonic wars of nineteenth century Spain. This fast-moving, hard-hitting action adventure series brings to life all the danger and romance of one of the bloodiest wars in history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A timeless masterpiece of love and loss, focusing on the consequences faced by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KOCH Vision 2007

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAR NOT RATED

Summary: Sharpe is back with three more edge-of-your-seat, feature-length episodes set during the Napoleonic wars of 19th century Spain.

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

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

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...

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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: 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...

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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...

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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

Talty, Stephan.

Summary: In a dual narrative that pits the heights of human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, Stephan Talty tells the story of a mighty ruler and a tiny microbe, antagonists whose struggle would shape the modern world. --from publisher descriptioin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2742 TAL

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: Richard Sharpe is twice a hero in Wellington's campaign to protect Spain against Napoleon, and is looking forward to promotion and eager to be on the leading edge of battle, but other conflicts ensue, including the need to protect his infant daughter and her mother, and the necessity to protect himself from a fellow officer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Black, Jeremy.

Summary: Explores both the military and diplomatic events that focus on the actions of the British during the War of 1812, comparing it to other conflicts in Europe during this time frame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 BLA

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: In the year 1810 Napoleon is determined to conquer Portugal. But Captain Richard Sharpe leads the French directly into the Duke of Wellington's devastating defenses at Torres Vedras, where one of the great battles of the Napoleonic wars erupts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

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Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: In the year 1810 Napoleon is determined to conquer Portugal. But Captain Richard Sharpe leads the French directly into the Duke of Wellington's devastating defenses at Torres Vedras, where one of the great battles of the Napoleonic wars erupts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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

Cornwell, Bernard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Cornwell

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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