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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cooper Square Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.804 TYS

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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: 709 WOR

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

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

Kleinman, Paul

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Summary: Presents an introduction to philosophy, covering the origins of the discipline, some of the major figures of the past, and philosophical issues which still continue to be debated in the present day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 100 KLE

Liss, David

Summary: Lucy Derrick, a young Regency woman of good breeding and poor finances, is warned by a beautiful stricken man not to marry Mr. Olson, the local mill owner. Soon it becomes clear that there is more at stake than her own happiness--and that she is caught between two forces, one ancient and one modern.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIS

Longacre, Edward G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: White Mane 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.713092 PIC

O'Brien, Edna.

Summary: Biographer Edna O'Brien has written an intimate biography that suits her fiery and charismatic subject. She follows Byron from the dissipations of Regency London to the wilds of Albania and the Socratic pleasures of Greece and Turkey, culminating in his meteoric rise to fame at the age of 24 on the publication of Childe Harold. With her prismatic eye and novelistic style, O'Brien captures the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BYRON, GEORGE GORDON OBR

Schanzer, Rosalyn.

Summary: Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3 Schanzer

Summary: During Hitler's anniversary speech on November 8, 1939, a man is arrested on the Swiss border for possession of suspicious objects. Just minutes later, a bomb explodes in the Munich Burgerbraukeller, immediately behind the Fuhrer's lectern, killing eight people. The man is Georg Elser, a carpenter from Konigsbronn in the Swabia region. A story of a man who nearly changed the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Calvi, Mary

Summary: "Love is said to be an involuntary passion, and it is, therefore, contended that it cannot be resisted." --George Washington Unrequited love might have sparked a flame that ignited a cause that became the American Revolution. Never before has this story about George Washington been told. Crafted from hundreds of letters, witness accounts, and journal entries, Dear George, Dear Mary explores...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Maddox, Brenda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 YEATS, W.B MAD

Harper, Karen

Summary: In April 1897, Charlotte Bill enters service into the house of the Duke and Duchess of York as a nanny. For decades, "Lala", as she is called, cares for her royal charges, some of which will rule, and one known as "The Lost Prince". (summary).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Green, Robert

Summary: A biography of the eighteenth-century British monarch during whose reign the American colonies fought to break away and form an independent nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1997

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GEORGE GRE

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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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 Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Fo

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

Woolf, John

Summary: A radical new history that rediscovers the remarkable freak performers whose talents and charisma helped define an era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Burleigh, Robert.

Summary: An analysis of Georges Seurat's famous painting, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, including where and when it was made, interesting details, and the techniques used to create a sense of stillness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams in association with the Art Institute of Chicago 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.44 SEU

Wexler, Alice

Contents: The death of Phebe Hedges -- The social course of St. Vitus's dance -- Inventing hereditary chorea -- Chorea and the clinical gaze -- The eyes of Elizabeth B. Muncey, M.D. -- Myths of origins and endings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 Wexler 2008

Blake, Michael

Summary: In his New York Times bestselling novel Dances with Wolves, Michael Blake created an unforgettable saga of white and Native American cultures. Now in Marching to Valhalla, Blake unfolds the story of the final months of General George Armstrong Custer, a story that illuminates the epic sweep of his entire life--his career, his passions, his legacy to the American west. Here is Custer as we've...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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Stiles, T. J.

Summary: A new biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. Historian T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer's legacy has been ignored. He demolishes Custer's historical caricature, revealing a volatile, contradictory, intense person--capable yet insecure, intelligent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CUSTER, GEORGE STI

Summary: Looks at the mystique surrounding chef and restaurateur Georges Perrier at the time leading up to the closing of his iconic Philadelphia restaurant Le Bec-Fin, which in Perrier's own estimation was the last true French restaurant in the U.S.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF KIN

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