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Khan, Sulmaan Wasif

Summary: "As tensions over Taiwan escalate, the United States and China stand on the brink of a catastrophic war. Resolving the impasse demands we understand how it began. In 1943, America declared that Japanese-held Taiwan would return to China at the conclusion of World War II. The Chinese civil war led to a change of plans. The Communist Party came to power in China and the defeated Nationalist...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2024

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Bradley, James

Summary: A vast history of American-Chinese relations from its missionary origins to the eve of WWII. Dark portraits of those whom conventional history has acclaimed, potent in its critique of the missionary instinct, and brilliant in its exploration of the power of myth and mirage to convince men and women and nations that destiny is on their side, this is James Bradley's most intrepid work yet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.730 BRA

Friedberg, Aaron L.

Summary: "The West's strategy of engagement with China has failed. More than three decades of trade and investment with the advanced democracies have left that country far richer and stronger than it would otherwise have been. But growth and development have not caused China's rulers to relax their grip on political power, abandon their mercantilist economic policies, or accept the rules and norms of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Polity Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.5101 FRI

Sanger, David E.

Summary: "A fast-paced account of America's plunge into simultaneous Cold Wars against two very different adversaries--Xi Jinping's China and Vladimir Putin's Russia--based on deep reporting from inside the White House, U.S. intelligence agencies, technology firms, and foreign governments"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2024

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Schweizer, Peter

Summary: "Peter Schweizer investigates the apathy American elites' have about China's undermining of American society"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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Chung, Eve J.

4 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "A propulsive, extraordinary novel about a mother and her daughters' harrowing escape to Taiwan as the Communist revolution sweeps through China, by debut author Eve J. Chung, based on her family story. Daughters are the Ang family's curse. In 1948, civil war ravages the Chinese countryside, but in rural Shandong, the wealthy, landowning Angs are more concerned with their lack of an heir. Hai...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2024

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Summary: A collection of documentaries made during World War II using actual newsreel footage, chronicling important events of the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

Li, Zhuqing

Summary: "Sisters separated by war forge new identities as they are forced to choose between family, nation, and their own independence. Scions of a once-great southern Chinese family that produced the tutor of the last emperor, Jun and Hong were each other's best friends until, in their twenties, they were separated by chance at the end of the Chinese Civil War. For the next thirty years, while one...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc 2022

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

Summary: The DVD contains eight, roughly 20-minute master class lectures, one for each GD topic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 GRE

Hill, Marc Lamont

Summary: "In this major work of daring criticism and analysis, scholar and political commentator Marc Lamont Hill and Israel-Palestine expert Mitchell Plitnick spotlight how one-sided pro-Israel policies reflect the truth-bending grip of authoritarianism on both Israel and the United States. Except for Palestine argues that progressives and liberals who oppose regressive policies on immigration, racial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2022

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Inboden, William

Summary: "An in-depth and masterful account of how Ronald Reagan's foreign policy "team of rivals" ended the Cold War and laid the foundation for the twenty-first century. Today, the ending of the Cold War seems a foregone conclusion. But in the early 1980s, U.S. intelligence predicted the Soviet Union would last another century. Ronald Reagan entered the White House with no certainty of what would...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 INB

Stone Fish, Isaac

Summary: "A timely, provocative expose of our political and business leadership's deep ties to China: a network of people who believe they are doing the right thing-at a great often hidden cost to our society"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.3 STO

Taylor, Brad

Summary: A soldier who was trained to fight and win, Pike Logan is now pitted against an invisible enemy that he can't actually attack, as he learns of a scheme that could launch a full-on war between China and Taiwan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2021

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

Taylor, Brad

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Pike Logan must pull two major world powers back from the brink of war in the latest pulse-pounding thriller from New York Times bestselling author and former Special Forces officer Brad Taylor"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Taylor

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN EAT

Rusick, Jessica

Summary: This title provides an overview of matter and physical changes. Text includes a simple overview of matter and examines properties, states, phases, and atoms. Atomic theory is introduced. Information is explained using real-world examples and supported with graphics and photos. This book concludes with two simple, kid-friendly experiments. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J540 RUS

Manchester, William

Summary: "This second volume in William Manchester's three-volume biography of Winston Churchill challenges the assumption that Churchill's finest hour was as a wartime leader. During the years 1932-1940, he was tested as few men are. Pursued by creditors (at one point he had to put up his home for sale), he remained solvent only by writing an extraordinary number of books and magazine articles. He was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHURCHILL, WINSTON MAN

Reid, Stuart A.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A spellbinding work of history that reads like a Cold War spy thriller-about the US-sanctioned plot to assassinate the democratically elected leader of the newly independent Congo"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 967.51031 REI

Stephanopoulos, George

10 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "George Stephanopoulos, former senior advisor to President Clinton and for more than 20 years host of This Week and Good Morning America, recounts never-before-told crises that decided the course of history, from the place 12 presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room. No room better defines American power and its role in the world than the White House...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 STE

Johnston, Jake

Summary: "Haiti's state is near-collapse: armed groups have overrun the country, many government officials have fled after the 2021 assassination of President Moise and not a single elected leader holds office, refugees desperately set out on boats to reach the US and Latin America, and the economy reels from the after-effects of disasters, both man-made and natural, that destroyed much of Haiti's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2024

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Neering, Rosemary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Summary: A glum, middle-aged bachelor, Don Andres, is the heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family. Andres suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his abusive and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop Andres from courting Estela, whose fiancé Mario tries to make some money off of his well-to-do rival. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinematica 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COR

Charter, David

Summary: "From the moment she first enchanted the world as a youthful princess, Queen Elizabeth II found a unique place in American hearts-and she also played an unprecedented role in forging transatlantic ties. Over her seventy-year reign, she developed extraordinary and varied personal bonds with thirteen U.S. presidents-Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, both Bush Sr. and Jr.,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2024

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Summary: Looks at the legacy of the case of Vincent Chin, a young Chinese American man who was attacked and killed at his bachelor's party at a suburban Detroit bar by current and former autoworkers who were unhappy with competition from Japanese auto manufacturers. The case attracted wide attention after Chin's attackers struck a plea bargain and were sentenced to three thousand dollars in fines and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Asian Pacific Americans for Progress 2013

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

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