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Sivak, Zoe

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "A powerful, engrossing story of a biracial heiress who flees to Paris when the Haitian Revolution burns across her island home. But as she works her way into the inner circle of Robespierre and his mistress, she learns that not even oceans can stop the flames of revolution. Sylvie de Rosiers, the biracial daughter of a rich planter in 1791 Saint-Domingue, is both a lady born to privilege and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIV SIV

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Scurr, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBESPIERRE, MAXIMILIE SCU

Erickson, Carolly

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2005

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

Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Griffin 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Eri

Erickson, Carolly

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

Summary: Part 4 covers the period during the 17th and 18th centuries that saw widespread questioning of religious and other traditional authorities, growing faith in science, and early responses to the budding industrial revolution. This period marks the intellectual flowering that led to the American Revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

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

Morgan, Jude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Cousins Patrick and Beth travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination Station, to thirteenth-century China, where they meet Marco Polo and Kublai Khan and are mistaken for Christian shamans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Simeti, Mary Taylor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.804 SIM

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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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

Lu, Marie

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Summary: "Born with a gift for music, Nannerl Mozart has just one wish--to be remembered forever. But even as she delights audiences with her masterful playing, she has little hope she'll ever become the acclaimed composer she longs to be. She is a young woman in 18th century Europe, and that means composing is forbidden to her. She will perform only until she reaches a marriageable age--her tyrannical...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC LU

Nordhoff, Charles

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown 1985

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Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: The Time Warp Trio find themselves in a desert in China, and in order to retrieve their magical book from the court of Kublai Khan, they must pose as astrologers and join the caravan of Marco Polo and his father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2008

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE SCI

Riley, Vanessa

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Summary: "Queen of diverse historicals Vanessa Riley brings readers a vivid, sweeping novel of the Haitian Revolution based on the true-life stories of two extraordinary women: the first Empress of Haiti, Marie-Claire Bonheur, and Gran Toya, a West African-born warrior who helped lead the rebellion that drove out the French and freed the enslaved people of Haiti"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

Garwood, Haley Elizabeth.

Summary: This is a tale of a warrior, Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I of England and granddaughter of William the Conqueeror.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writers Block 1998

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Summary: 1787. HMS Bounty sets out on a journey through perilous seas to a tropical paradise, and into history as the one of the most ill-fated vessels in naval lore. The gripping story centers on first officer Fletcher Christian, a dandy transformed into a man of action, and Capt. William Bligh, uncompromising in his command or his cruelty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2011

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

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: After the British establish a fort on the Penobscot River, the Massachusetts patriots--among them General Peleg Wadsworth and Colonel Paul Revere--mount an expedition to oust the redcoats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC COR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cornwell 2010

Weir, Alison

Summary: "Packed with incredible true stories and legendary medieval intrigue, this epic narrative history chronicles the first five queens from the powerful royal family that ruled England and France for over three hundred years. This remarkable recreation of the action-packed century that saw the murder of Thomas Becket and the signing of the Magna Carta covers the lives and reigns of the first five...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 WEI

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: After the British establish a fort on the Penobscot River, the Massachusetts patriots--among them General Peleg Wadsworth and Colonel Paul Revere--mount an expedition to oust the redcoats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Cornwell 2010

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

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

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: After the British establish a fort on the Penobscot River, the Massachusetts patriots--among them General Peleg Wadsworth and Colonel Paul Revere--mount an expedition to oust the redcoats.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 0000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Cornwell 2010

Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon

Summary: Chronicles the sprawling saga of Empress Maria Theresa--one of the most renowned women rulers in history--and three of her extraordinary daughters, including Marie Antoinette, the doomed queen of France.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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

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