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Rothschild, Hannah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Virago 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOENIGSWARTER, PANNONICA DE ROT

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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

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

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

Carby, Hazel V.

Summary: "A haunting and evocative history of British empire, told through one woman's family story 'Where are you from?' Hazel Carby was continually asked as a girl, at a time when being Black and being British was understood to be an impossibility. To answer that question properly, eminent scholar Hazel Carby finds she needs to trace not just the family history of her Jamaican father and her Welsh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 CAR

Summary: Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Findlay, Jean.

Summary: "The thrilling first-ever biography of Proust translator C.K. Scott Moncrieff, penned by his great-great-niece. 'And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on those mornings I did not go out before church-time), when I went to say good day to her in her bedroom, my aunt Léonie used to give me.' With these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONCRIEFF, C.K. SCOTT FIN

Glass, Cathy.

Summary: A new memoir from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Cathy Glass. Eight-year-old Aimee was on the child protection register at birth. Her five older siblings were taken into care many years ago. So no one can understand why she was left at home to suffer for so long. It seems Aimee was forgotten. The social services are looking for a very experienced foster carer to look after...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers UK 2015

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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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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4 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

Carroll, Leslie

Summary: Leslie Carroll provides context to Harry and Meghan's romance by leading listeners through centuries of Britain's rule-breaking royal marriages, as well as the love matches that were never permitted to make it to the altar, followed by a never-before-seen glimpse into the little-known life of the woman bringing the royal family into the 21st century and her dazzling, thoroughly modern romance...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3 920 CAR

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Summary: Told in the words of Gertrude Bell, an English explorer, spy, archaeologist, and diplomat, recounts the events of her life that shaped the modern Middle East after World War I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2019

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

Loftis, Larry

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ODETTE LOF

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

Welfare, Simon

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A unique and fascinating look at Victorian society through the remarkable lives of an enlightened and philanthropic aristocratic couple, the Marquess and Marchioness of Aberdeen, who exhausted their vast fortune buying homes around the globe where they entertained the rich and famous while also campaigning for the poor and disadvantaged. As the Marquess and Marchioness of Aberdeen, John and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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Aboulela, Leila

Summary: "When Salma, Moni, and Iman-friends and active members of their local Muslim Women's group-decide to take a road trip together to the Scottish Highlands, they leave behind lives often dominated by obligation, frustrated desire, and dull predictability. Each wants something more out of life, but fears the cost of taking it. Salma is successful and happily married, but tempted to risk it all when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABO

Fort, Adrian.

Summary: A portrait of the social activist and first female member of Parliament elected to the House of Commons includes coverage of her American ancestry, her determination to use her influence to introduce American ideas into British politics and her relationships with such figures as Winston Churchill, FDR and J. M. Barrie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin'S Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ASTOR, NANCY FOR

Worsley, Lucy.

Summary: A portrait of a 17-century nobleman, his household, and the dramatic decades surrounding the English Civil War. William Cavendish, courageous and cultured, embodied the image of a cavalier. His passions were architecture, horses, and women. And, along with the courtly world of King Charles I and his cavaliers, he was doomed. General of the king's army in the north during the Civil War, defeated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.06 WOR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Hamilton 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820.9 WRI

McCully, Emily Arnold

Summary: "Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet and the first woman to be paid as a scientist."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HER

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE History McCully 2017

Moore, Charles

Summary: "This third and climactic volume (1987-2013) of Charles Moore's authorized biography gives the definitive account of Margaret Thatcher's third term in office and her life after it. Three stories run through the whole book. The first is Mrs. Thatcher's dominance of her government in almost every domestic field, but also her growing intolerance of dissent, the increasing alienation of her most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THATCHER, MARGARET MOO

Bayley, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MURDICH, IRIS BAY

Harris, Robin

Summary: "Margaret Thatcher is one of the most significant political figures of the twentieth century--a Prime Minister whose impact on modern British history is comparable only to Winston Churchill's. Like them or not, her radical policies made Britain the country it is today. And like her or not, Margaret Thatcher's legacy remains a massive political force, responsible for laying the groundwork for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THATCHER, MARGARET HAR

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.05 NOR

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 3

Moore, Wendy

Summary: "The inspiring story of two pioneering suffragette doctors who ran the only military hospital staffed entirely by women during World War I-and who transformed medicine in the process. A month after war broke out in 1914, doctors Flora Murray and Louisa Garrett Anderson set out for Paris, where they opened a hospital in a luxury hotel and treated hundreds of casualties plucked from France's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 MOO

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Bill Wyman, a founding member and bassist of the Rolling Stones, reflects on his early years and rise to fame, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the highs and lows of his life and career. Based on interviews and the archive of Bill Wyman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE QUI

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2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC QUI

Whiteman, Medina Tenour

Summary: "Medina Tenour Whiteman stands at the margins of whiteness and Islam. An Anglo-American born to Sufi converts, she feels perennially out of place--not fully at home in Western or Muslim cultures. In this searingly honest memoir, Whiteman contemplates what it means to be an invisible Muslim, examining the pernicious effects of white Muslim privilege and exploring what Muslim identity can mean...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hurst and Company 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITEMAN, MEDINA TENOUR WHI

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