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Summary: Working for change: Explores the birth of the social documentary in the U.S. and U.K. during the years of the Great Depression and the New Deal, featuring interviews with several of the people who helped define and shape the form.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TO

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

Copies Available at Woodmere

5 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Guiet, Daniel (Daniel C.)

Summary: "The astonishing untold story of the author's father, the lone American on a 4-person SOE commando team dropped behind German lines in France, whose epic feats of irregular warfare proved vital in keeping Nazi tanks away from Normandy after D-Day"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUI

Davis, David Brion.

Summary: "From the revered historian--winner of nearly every award given in his field--the long-awaited conclusion of his magisterial three-volume history of slavery in Western culture that has been more than fifty years in the making. David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of our time, and in this final volume in his monumental trilogy on slavery in Western culture he offers highly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.362 DAV

Nicolson, Juliet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.083 NIC

Tinniswood, Adrian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.20942 TIN

Crown, Sarah Rose.

Summary: "The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 CRO

Summary: Based on the life of William Wilberforce, his passion, and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th Century, and the people, including his minister, who pushed him to pursue it to the end.

Format: moving image

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW NOT RATED

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do5

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Britain's Special Air Service--or SAS--was the brainchild of David Stirling, a young, gadabout aristocrat with a remarkable strategic mind. Where his colleagues looked at a map of World War II's African theater and saw a protracted struggle with Rommel's desert forces, Stirling saw an opportunity: given a small number of elite, well-trained men, he could parachute behind Nazi lines and sabotage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.54 MAC

Milton, Giles

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine. In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage. The guerrilla campaign that followed was every bit as extraordinary as the six men who directed it. One of them, Cecil Clarke, was a maverick engineer who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 MIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 MIL

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Morrison, Robert

Summary: "A surprising history of the era that brought our modern world decisively into view. Though the Victorians are often credited with ushering in our modern era, the seeds were planted in the years before. The Regency (1811- 1820) began when the profligate Prince of Wales replaced his insane father, George III, as Britain's ruler; around the regent surged a society of evangelicalism and hedonism,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 941.07 MOR

Hoehling, A. A. (Adolph A.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Madison Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.5 HOE

Eddo-Lodge, Reni.

Summary: In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote on her blog about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. Her words hit a nerve. The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. Galvanised, she decided to dig into the source of these feelings....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Circus 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 EDD

De Courcy, Anne

Summary: "A deliciously told group biography of the young, rich, American heiresses who married impoverished, British gentry at the turn of the twentieth century - the real women who inspired Downton Abbey. Towards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power, privilege and breeding in which the titled,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dollarhide, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Quest Genealogical Service 1997

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 973.0421 DOL

Austen, Jane

Summary: "Have your book and eat it, too, with this clever edition of a classic novel, featuring delicious recipes from celebrity chefs. In this edition of Jane Austen's regency classic Pride and Prejudice, plan a fancy tea party or book club gathering with recipes for sweet confections and pastries. From maple glazed scones and delicate sugar and spice cake, to berry tartlets and French macaroons....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2018

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

Bailey, Catherine

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Rooms, the extraordinary true story of the downfall of one of England's wealthiest families. Fans of Downton Abbey now have a go-to resource for fascinating, real-life stories of the spectacular lives led by England's aristocrats. With the novelistic flair and knack for historical detail Catherine Bailey displayed in her New York Times...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 BAI

Hochschild, Adam.

Summary: Presents a history of World War I, focusing on the moral conflict between the proponents of the war and its critics in Great Britain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.341 HOC

Jasanoff, Maya

Summary: At the end of the American Revolution, 60,000 Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. This groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada, the Caribbean, Sierra Leone, India, and beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 JAS

Jasanoff, Maya

Summary: At the end of the American Revolution, 60,000 Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. This groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada, the Caribbean, Sierra Leone, India, and beyond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 JAS

Norton, Elizabeth

Summary: "The Tudor period conjures up images of queens and noblewomen in elaborate court dress; of palace intrigue and dramatic politics. But if you were a woman, it was also a time when death during childbirth was rife; when marriage was usually a legal contract, not a matter for love, and the education you could hope to receive was minimal at best. Yet the Tudor century was also dominated by powerful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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