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Nelson, Ramon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: S. Jennings Press 1990

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 289.9 NEL

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Figal, Gerald A.

Summary: "Monsters, ghosts, the supernatural, the fantastic, the mysterious. These are not usually considered the "stuff" of modernism. More often they are regarded as inconsequential to the study of the modern or, at best, seen as representative of traditional beliefs that are overcome and left behind in the transformation toward modernity. In Civilization and Monsters Gerald Figal asserts that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 FIG

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

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

Millard, Candice.

Summary: The true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing 1914 exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth, a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most treacherous jungles in the world. Indians armed with poison-tipped arrows haunt its shadows; piranhas glide through its waters; boulder-strewn rapids turn the river into a roiling cauldron. After his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Mil

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 Millard 2005

Herman, Arthur

Summary: "How did two men move the world away from wars for land and treasure to wars over ideas and ideologies--a change that would go on to kill millions? In April 1917, Woodrow Wilson--champion of American democracy but also of segregation, advocate for free trade and a new world order based on freedom and justice--thrust the United States into the First World War in order to make the 'world safe for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.3 HER

Summary: Presidential campaign of 1912. Shots of Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt campaigning.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1912

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Nelson, James Carl.

Summary: A compelling tale of battle rooted in one man's search for his grandfather's legacy, this work follows the members of Company D, 28th Infantry Regiment, United States First Division, from enlistment to combat to the effort to recover their remains, focusing on three major battles during World War I.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 NELSON, JOHN NEL

Smee, Sebastian

Summary: "Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists -- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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Metaxas, Eric.

Summary: "What makes a great man great? 'Seven Men' offers answers in the captivating stories of some of the greatest men who have ever lived. In this gallery of greatness, seven historical figures come to life as real people who experienced struggles and challenges that probably would have destroyed the resolve of most other men. What was their secret?..."--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920.02 MET

Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WEI

Herman, Arthur

Summary: "How did two men move the world away from wars for land and treasure to wars over ideas and ideologies--a change that would go on to kill millions? In April 1917, Woodrow Wilson--champion of American democracy but also of segregation, advocate for free trade and a new world order based on freedom and justice--thrust the United States into the First World War in order to make the 'world safe for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.3 HER

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Kleinman, Paul

Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Cohen, David

Summary: Historic moments from Mandela's inspiring life are captured in more than one hundred iconic photos from the mid-1940s through August 2009. Six key Mandela speeches are included, as well as an informative text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 968.06 MANDELA, NELSON BAT

Wang, Andrea

Summary: "Every day, Ando Momofuku would retire to his lab--a little shed in his backyard. For years, he'd dreamed about making a new kind of ramen noodle soup that was quick, convenient, and tasty to feed the hungry people he'd seen in line for a bowl on the black market following World War II. "Peace follows from a full stomach," he believed. Day after day, Ando experimented. Night after night, he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 AND

Cooper, John Milton.

Summary: "The fight over the League of Nations at the end of World War I was one of the great political debates of the American twentieth century. President Woodrow Wilson, himself a key architect of the League, was uncompromising in his belief that the United States would rise to a position of leadership in the peaceful union of states that he had envisaged. A masterful politician and distinguished...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.913 COO

Dodson, James.

Summary: A celebration of three legendary golfers describes how the sport deteriorated into virtual non-existence before the trio revitalized its popularity by setting records while transforming how the game was played and regarded.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred. A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.352 DOD

Neu, Charles E.

Summary: A man who lived his life mostly in the shadows, Edward M. House is little known or remembered today; yet he was one of the most influential figures of the Wilson presidency. Wilson's chief political advisor, House played a key role in international diplomacy, and had a significant hand in crafting the Fourteen Points at the Paris Peace Conference. Though the intimate friendship between the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOUSE, EDWARD MANDELL NEU

Summary: Death of former President Woodrow Wilson. Footage of last public appearance

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1924

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Hammer, Peter J.

Summary: The Honorable Damon J. Keith was appointed to the federal bench in 1967 and has served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit since 1977, where he has been an eloquent defender of civil and constitutional rights and a vigorous enforcer of civil rights law. In Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith, authors Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.732 KEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.732 Keith 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEITH, DAMON J HAM

Summary: Presents a debate on the question of the existence of God between the philosophies of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

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