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Dilloway, Margaret.

Summary: Rachel and Drew Snow may be sisters, but their lives have followed completely different paths. Married to a wonderful man and a mother to two strong-minded teens, Rachel hasn't returned to her childhood home since being kicked out by her strict father after an act of careless teenage rebellion. Drew, her younger sister, followed her passion for music but takes side jobs to make ends meet and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Berry, Julie

Summary: In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa de Stigata is a fervently religious girl who feels the call to preach, condemned by the Inquisition as an "unnatural woman," and hunted by the Dominican Friar Lucien who fears a resurgence of the Albigensian heresy; Botille is a matchmaker trying to protect her sisters from being branded as gypsies or witches--but when she finds the hunted Dolssa dying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BER

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Berry 2016

Summary: Men playing the stage roles of women is as old as the history of theater; in the tradition of Kabuki, the portrayal of female characters has become a tradition of its own. This program looks at the history of Kabuki and the role of women, and looks particularly at the dynastic development of the onnagata-the female impersonator-and the intricate techniques and details by which a thoroughly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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

Summary: Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LAS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD La

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

Flint, Eric

Summary: In 1636 France, King Louis sends his expectant wife, Queen Anne, into seclusion to keep her safe, while France's foreign enemies as well as traitors within the court make their move, forcing factions both inside and outside of the country to choose sides.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

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

Penman, Sharon Kay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEN

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

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

Lambdin, Dewey

Summary: "In Kings and Emperors, the twenty-first book in Dewey Lambdin's beloved Alan Lewrie series, Captain Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, is still in Gibraltar, his schemes for raids along the coast of Southern Spain shot to a halt. He is reduced to commanding a clutch of harbor defense gunboats in the bay while his ship, HMS Sapphire, slowly grounds herself on a reef of beef bones! Until Napoleon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Gratz, Alan

Summary: On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GRA

Lambdin, Dewey.

Summary: After peace between France and England abruptly ends, Captain Alan Lewrie must flee Paris, but soon he has a chance to seek revenge on his former French host in a stunning sea chase that will test him like no other challenge he has faced.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Dandrea, Don

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pineapple Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

Lambdin, Dewey

Summary: "Dewey Lambdin is the reigning master of maritime fiction, celebrated as the heir to Patrick O'Brian and C.S. Forester. For over twenty years, his devoted fans have followed the adventures of Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, from his days as a midshipmen to captain of his own ship and, though on somewhat dubious grounds, a baronetcy. 1809 starts out badly for Captain Alan Lewrie, RN, and his ship, HMS...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Lambdin, Dewey.

Summary: "The year 1807 starts out badly for Captain Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy. His frigate HMS Reliant has a new captain, he's living at his father's estate at Anglesgreen, among spiteful neighbors and family, and he's recovering from a wound suffered in the SouthAtlantic. At last, there's a bright spot. When fit, Admiralty awards him a new commission; not a frigate but a clumsy, slow two-decker Fourth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2

Clavell, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eagle Large Print 1993

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2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CLA

Penman, Sharon Kay.

Summary: The 12th Century sleuth, Justin de Quincy, investigates a murder which could shed light on a plot to usurp the crown of England. Prince John is scheming to unseat his brother, King Richard the Lionheart, who went missing as he was returning from a crusade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEN

Summary: Philip Cumbus is the King of Navarre and Michelle Terry is the Princess of France in this performance of Love's Labour's Lost at Shakespeare's Globe, London's faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599. True to the play's original Renaissance staging and costume, this production is a festive parade of every weapon in the youthful Shakespeare's comic arsenal-excruciating...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Preus, Margi.

Summary: In Japan in 1853, at the time of U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry's visit to Japan, Yoshi, a young Japanese boy who dreams of becoming a samurai one day, learns about America from Majiro and has adventures with Jack, a young cabin boy aboard one of the U.S. ships. Includes historical notes and glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PRE

Summary: But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Performed at Shakespeare's Globe, London's faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599, Romeo and Juliet is arguably the best-loved of all love stories in Western literature. The play's masterful combination of lyricism, suspense, and dramatic changes of mood is dramatized by an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, propelling him, his two sons Cesare and Juan, and his daughter, Lucrezia, to become the most powerful and influential family of the Italian Renaissance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOR

Ahdieh, Renée

Summary: "Mariko must uncover deception in the imperial court and rescue Okami, while preparing for her nuptials"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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