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Rebman, Nick

Summary: Details the Paris Peace Conference, the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, and its aftereffects on Germany from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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

O'Keefe, Emily

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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

Hertmans, Stefan

Summary: "In this vivid and masterful novel, a Flemish man reconstructs his grandfather's story--his life, loves, and art, all disrupted by the first World War--from the unflinching notebooks he left behind. Short Description War and Turpentine centers on two men distanced by time: a religious painter whose life is changed forever by World War One; and his grandson, a writer reckoning with his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HER

Herman, Arthur

Summary: "How did two men move the world away from wars for land and treasure to wars over ideas and ideologies--a change that would go on to kill millions? In April 1917, Woodrow Wilson--champion of American democracy but also of segregation, advocate for free trade and a new world order based on freedom and justice--thrust the United States into the First World War in order to make the 'world safe for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.3 HER

Stevenson, D. (David)

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Summary: "1917 was a year of calamitous events, and one of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War. In 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution, leading historian of World War I David Stevenson examines this crucial year in context and illuminates the century that followed. He shows how in this one year the war was transformed, but also what drove the conflict onwards and how it continued...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017

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Herman, Arthur

Summary: "How did two men move the world away from wars for land and treasure to wars over ideas and ideologies--a change that would go on to kill millions? In April 1917, Woodrow Wilson--champion of American democracy but also of segregation, advocate for free trade and a new world order based on freedom and justice--thrust the United States into the First World War in order to make the 'world safe for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.3 HER

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

Lebow, Richard Ned.

Summary: Examining the chain of events that led to the Great War and what could reasonably have been done differently to avoid it, a political psychologist creates plausible worlds, some better, some worse, that might have developed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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

Renehan, Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1998

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

Mosse, Kate

Summary: Traveling through the French Pyrenees to process the horrors of World War I, Freddie meets a lovely young woman also in mourning with whom he exchanges stories that unravel a centuries-old mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Beckett, I. F. W. (Ian Frederick William)

Summary: Focuses on events from World War I that continue to shape the world today--from the flooding of Belgium's fields to the picture palaces of Britain's cinema, from the idealism of Wilson's Washington to the German Lys offensive of 1918.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.3 BEC

Reynolds, David

Summary: A critically acclaimed historian describes the first World War in terms of its lasting impact on politics, diplomacy, and economics as well as art and literature across the twentieth century and not just as a precursor to World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.314 REY

Brown, Frederick

Summary: "From acclaimed biographer and cultural historian, author of For the Soul of France ("Masterful history...hard to put down."-Henry Kissinger); Zola ("Magnificent." --The New Yorker); andFlaubert ("Impeccable."-James Wood, cover, The New York Times Book Review)-a brilliant reconsideration of the events and the political, social, and religious movements that led to France's embrace of Fascism and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.081 BRO

Davis, Wade.

Summary: Describes British climbers' attempts to scale Mount Everest in the early 1920s, discussing such topics as the role of imperial ambition in the expedition and the way in which the ascent reflected England's post-World War I redemption efforts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MALLORY, GEORGE DAV

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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

Summary: A man travels the Mississippi on a steamboat, making money to hire a lawyer to clear his nephew's name; upholding the law in a small southern town, Judge Billy Priest also plays matchmaker for his nephew; a country doctor upsets his small town when he has an affair with a widow; a young man's efforts to become a hero are thwarted when he joins the Armed Forces but is posted in his home town;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY JOH

Mattick, Lindsay

Summary: "An imagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear, from her early days in the Canadian forest to her travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, all the way to the London Zoo, where she met Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the creation of Winnie-the-Pooh"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAT

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: "A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: A diary account of thirteen-year-old Kathleen Bowen's life in Washington, D.C. in 1917, as she juggles concerns about the national battle for women's suffrage, the war in Europe, and her own school work and family. Includes a historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Follett 2010

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev Peshkov embark on radically different paths when their plan to immigrate to America falls afoul. Billy's sister Ethel, a housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts, takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2010

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

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Winter of the World picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, Welsh--enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Presidential campaign of 1912. Shots of Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt campaigning.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1912

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