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Whitman, James Q.

Summary: Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime. Contrary to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 WHI

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

Hartov, Steven

Summary: "Shtefan Brandt, adjutant to a colonel of the Waffen SS, has made it through the war so far in spite of his commander's habit of bringing his staff into combat, and a pair of secrets that are far more dangerous than the battlefield. Shtefan is a Mischling and one of the thousands of German citizens of Jewish descent who have avoided the death camps by concealing themselves in the ranks of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Summary: Follows the war crimes hearings from accusation to sentencing, offering insight into the cases of such defendants as Rudolf Hess and Hermann Goering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2006

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

Lee, Tony

Summary: When Ireland suffers under the rule of Henry VIII, Grace O'Malley takes to the seas after her husband's murder and gains a reputation as the Pirate Queen of Ireland and confronts Queen Elizabeth I.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 OMA

Summary: When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler escapes death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were just beginning. He is taken captive by the Vietnamese Army and is forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp. Dengler and a small band of his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RES

Jones, J. Sydney

Summary: In 1945, as Europe prepares for the Nuremberg Trials, a killer stalks a broken city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

Summary: Nuremberg Trials begin - Nazi leaders are indicted for their crimes against humanity (part 1)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1945

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Summary: Nuremberg Trials begin - Nazi leaders are indicted for their crimes against humanity (part 2)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1945

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Summary: Nuremberg Trials in progress (part 1)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1946

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Summary: Nuremberg Trials in progress (part 3)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1946

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Summary: Nuremberg Trials begin - Nazi leaders are indicted for their crimes against humanity (part 3)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1945

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Summary: Nuremberg Trials in progress (part 2)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1946

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De Courcy, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2002

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

Various artists.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Music, inc. 0000

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

Leamer, Laurence

Summary: Describes the brutal killing of a young black man and subsequent conviction of two Klansmen in 1981 Alabama and the civil suit that exposed the true motives and philosophy of the organization and ultimately bankrupted them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 LEA

Rice, Earle.

Summary: Discusses the events leading to the trial of Nazi war criminals after World War II and analyzes both the Allied prosecution and the German defense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 341.69 RICE

Summary: "Nuremberg, November 20, 1945--The trials of Nazi war criminals begins in a city still in ruins, barely six months after the Germans' surrender. The United States, France, Great Britain and the USSR unite to deliver exemplary justice in response to crimes against peace and, for the first time in history, to "crimes against humanity". On the accused bench sit 21 of the highest Nazi dignitaries,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arte France 2006

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Goldensohn, Leon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 341.69 GOL

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 BAG

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

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Batard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poiters and French King John II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Cornwell 2013