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Terkel, Studs

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.311 TER

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

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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

Dillon, Michael

Summary: "Now available for the first time--more than 50 years after it was written--is the memoir of Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka (1915-62), the British doctor and Buddhist monastic novice chiefly known to scholars of sex, gender, and sexuality for his pioneering transition from female to male between 1939 and 1949, and for his groundbreaking 1946 book Self : A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fordham University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DILLON, MICHAEL DIL

Hart, Peter

Summary: One of the most famous battles in history, the WWI Gallipoli campaign began as a bold move by the British to capture Constantinople, but this definitive new history explains that from the initial landings -- which ended with so much blood in the sea it could be seen from airplanes overhead -- to the desperate attacks of early summer and the battle of attrition that followed, it was a tragic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.426 HAR

De Bernières, Louis.

Summary: During the finals days of the Ottoman Empire, the young men of the village are instructed to battle the invading forces during the Great War and destroy the peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2005

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Summary: 1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers₂ quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well located along the old pilgrimage route to Mecca. So as not to dishonor his recently...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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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Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Collection of performances in England by blues legends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Universal Music Distribution 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AME

Toumani, Meline.

Summary: A young Armenian-American goes to Turkey in a 'love thine enemy' experiment that becomes a transformative reflection on how we use-- and abuse-- our personal histories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOUMANI, MELINE TOU

McMeekin, Sean

Summary: Between 1911 and 1923, a series of wars--chief among them World War I--would engulf the Ottoman Empire and its successor states. It is a story we think we know well, but as Sean McMeekin shows us in this revelatory new history, we know far less than we think. Drawing from his years of ground-breaking research in newly opened Ottoman and Russian archives, The Ottoman Endgame brings to light the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956 MCM

Jager, Eric

Summary: In a true story of crime and detection in fifteenth century Paris, Guillaume de Tignonville, the Provost of Paris and one of history's first detectives, uncovers a conspiracy while investigating the murder of Louis of Orleans, brother to King Charles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.026 JAG

Rasmussen, R. Kent.

Summary: Explores the defining conflict that involved all the world's superpowers--including how it began, what a soldier's daily life was like, the role of zeppelins, key figures, and how it ended--and features hands-on activities that illuminate both the war and the times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.4 RAS

De Bernieres, Louis.

Summary: During the finals days of the Ottoman Empire, the young men of the village are instructed to battle the invading forces during the Great War and destroy the peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION De Bernieres

Irons, Jeremy

Summary: Chronicles the 1915 battle to control the Dardanelles Strait during World War I, told from both the British/Australian and Turkish sides of the conflict; with reenactments and archive footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Epoch 2008

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

McMeekin, Sean

Summary: "Between 1911 and 1923, a series of wars-- chief among them World War I-- would engulf the Ottoman Empire and its successor states. It is a story we think we know well, but, as Sean McMeekin shows us in this revelatory new history, we know far less than we think. Drawing from his years of ground-breaking research in newly opened Ottoman and Russian archives, 'The Ottoman Endgame' brings to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956 MCM

Oney, Steve

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 ONE

Korda, Michael

Summary: The acclaimed author of the "New York Times"-bestseller "Ike" returns with a definitive new biography of the legendary British scholar, adventurer, soldier, and hero who became a myth in his lifetime--T.E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Lawrence 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.415 KOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LAWRENCE KOR

Ureneck, Lou

Summary: In September 1922, the richest city of the Mediterranean was burned, and countless numbers of Christian refugees killed. The city was Smyrna, and the event was the final episode of the 20th Century’s first genocide — the slaughter of three million Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians of the Ottoman Empire. The slaughter at Smyrna occurred as warships of the great powers stood by — the United States,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.1 URE

Rounding, Virginia.

Summary: A study of the marriage of the last Russian tsar and tsarina offers psychological insights into their relationship and covers the Empress's ill health, their relationship with confidante Ania Vyrubova, and their reliance on the infamous Rasputin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROMANOV FAMILY ROU

Larson, Erik

Summary: Tells the parallel stories of Daniel Burnham, the main architect of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and serial killer Henry H. Holmes, discussing the challenges Burnham faced in creating the hugely successful White City, and looking at how Holmes used the opportunities afforded by the fair to lure victims to their deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press (Gale, Cengage Learning) 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 364.152 LAR

Hagedorn, Ann.

Summary: The surprising story of America in the year 1919--democracy under stress. In the aftermath of an unprecedented world war and a flu pandemic, Americans were full of hope for the benefits of peace. But instead, the fear of terrorism filled their days. Bolshevism was the new menace, and the federal government, utilizing a vast network of domestic spies, began to watch anyone deemed suspicious. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.913 HEG

Boyadjian, Maral

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Summary: It is 1913 and late summer in the Ottoman Empire. The sun rises, full and golden, atop a lush, centuries-old village tucked into the highlands where the blood-red poppies bloom. Outside the village leader's home, the sound of voices carries past the grapevines to the lane where Anno, his youngest daughter, slips out unseen. She heads to a secret meeting place. She forgets that enemies surround...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salor Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BOY