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O'Keefe, Emily

Contents: Fast facts -- A visit to Bosnia -- The Archduke and the Emporer -- The Black Hand -- The assassination -- The First World War.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 OKE

Summary: This PBS miniseries tells the epic history of oil ... how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Swanson, Jennifer

Summary: "Pearl Harbor features real stories of that fateful Sunday morning in 1941 when Japanese planes executed a surprise attack on the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. American Girl Nanea Mitchell shares her own experiences adjusting to the drastic changes to everyday life in Hawaii following the attack"--Amazon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC SWA

Sutherland, Jonathan

Summary: The North and South sections of the United States developed along very different lines. The South s economy remained predominantly agricultural, while the North s evolved as a powerhouse of industry. Over time, different social cultures, attitudes, economics, and politics developed, resulting in simmering tensions. However, the final catalyst for conflict, ultimately leading to war, was over...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 SUT

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: Recounts life in early colonial America leading up to the famous tea tax protest that pushed the colonies and the British closer to war, using the stories of Felicity Merriman and how she became caught in between the two sides of the American Revolution.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAL

Cesarani, David

Summary: "A new one-volume history of the Nazi mass murder and persecution of the Jews by a noted historian that incorporates the material from newly-opened archives and research on the Nazi era"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 CES

Allison, Graham T

Summary: "CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES ARE HEADING TOWARD A WAR NEITHER WANTS. The reason is Thucydides's Trap, a deadly pattern of structural stress that results when a rising power challenges a ruling one. This phenomenon is as old as history itself. About the Peloponnesian War that devastated ancient Greece, the historian Thucydides explained: "It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Hasday, Judy L.

Summary: Chronicles the events leading up to Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the details of the attack itself, and the ensuing reaction of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5426 HAS

Rice, Earle.

Summary: Discusses the people and events involved in Japan's decision to attack on Pearl Harbor, which forced the United States to enter World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.54 RIC

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: Shares coverage of the events surrounding the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, offering insight into the devastation that sank four battleships and killed more than two thousand servicemen before propelling the United States into World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 DEM

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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

Summary: In June of 1950, the North Korean Army initiated a massive attack on its neighbor to the south, beginning a see-saw war that would engulf the entire Korean Peninsula. For the next three years, the United Nations and the Communists would wage a bloody and brutal war. Though the Korean conflict is often referred to as the "Forgotten War", those who fought and sacrificed for freedom will never...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Media Group 2010

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

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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

Clark, Christopher M.

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Summary: An authoritative chronicle, drawing on new research on World War I, traces the paths to war in a minute-by-minute narrative that examines the decades of history that informed the events of 1914.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.311 CLA

Elson, Robert T.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1976

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 WOR

Churchill, Winston

Summary: Studies the events from 1919-1939, stressing the allied errors that led to World War II and analyzes the first months of the war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 CHU

Bugliosi, Vincent.

Summary: Prosecutor argues there is overwhelming evidence President Bush took the nation to war in Iraq under false pretenses and must be held accountable for what he considers to be monumental crimes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BUG

Drogin, Bob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.70 Drogin

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 DRO

Isikoff, Michael.

Summary: Written by veteran journalists, this is the inside story of how President Bush took the nation to war using faulty and fraudulent intelligence. It takes us behind the scenes at the Bush White House, the CIA, the Pentagon, the State Department, and Congress to answer all the vital questions about how the Bush administration came to invade Iraq. Filled with new revelations, Hubris is a narrative...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.70 ISI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 ISI

Jarecki, Eugene.

Summary: In the sobering aftermath of America's invasion of Iraq, documentarian Jarecki launches a penetrating inquiry into how forces within the American political, economic, and military systems have come to undermine the carefully crafted structure of our republic--upsetting its balance of powers, vastly strengthening the hand of the president in taking the nation to war, and imperiling the workings...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 JAR

Thomas, Evan

Summary: From the bestselling author of "Sea of Thunder" comes a riveting narrative about America's ferocious drive towards empire during the Gilded Age, and the uncanny resemblance of the Spanish-American War to the Iraq War of today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.891 THO

Thomas, Evan

Summary: From the bestselling author of "Sea of Thunder" comes a riveting narrative about America's ferocious drive towards empire during the Gilded Age, and the uncanny resemblance of the Spanish-American War to the Iraq War of today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.891 Thomas 2010