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Summary: "Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge's Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka's armed Tamil resistance, she hid from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

McCollum, Sean

Summary: World War II was the most destructive war in history. Millions upon millions of people died, including innocent civilians. Both sides the Allies and Axis Powers pursued secret plans, tactics, and weapons to destroy each other resulting in horrors on a scale never before seen. Secrets of World War II reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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Summary: University of Michigan professor Eric S. Rabkin discusses the fantastic in its most important modern variety, science fiction, as part of the entire course on fantasy literature.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2007

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820 MAS
Call number: DVD 820 MAS

Bucholz, R. O.

Summary: During the 229-year period 1485-1714, England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into "the first modern society," emerging as the wealthiest, most powerful nation in the world. The English people survived epidemics, famines, one failed invasion and two successful ones, two civil wars, violent religious reformations and counter-reformations, and confrontations with two of the most...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 HIS
Call number: DVD 942 HIS

McCollum, Sean

Summary: World War I was a brutal war that left more than 9 million dead. Millions more were wounded and lost their homes. The two sides the Allied Powers and Central Powers cut secret deals to get countries to join their side. They unleashed secret weapons, employed spies, and relied on the element of surprise itself to wage terrible battles. Secrets of World War I reveals little-known stories of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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

LeBoutillier, Linda

Summary: "The U.S. Civil War was a war that changed the face, body, and heart of the United States forever. Secrets of the U.S. Civil War reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on our walls and the allegiances in our hearts."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 LEB

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Chronicles World War II's pivotal deception by two British naval officers who successfully fed false intelligence to the Nazis about where Allied forces were planning an attack in southern Europe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 MAC

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: CD MAC

Pettegree, Andrew.

Summary: A revolutionary look at Martin Luther and the Reformation details how the virtually unknown monk harnessed the power of the printing press to spread his ideas, triggering the wave of religious reform that changed the history of Europe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.2 PET

Hayes, Amy

Summary: "Electricity is one of the most important discoveries of the modern world. But sometimes electricity can do truly freaky things. From ball lightning to Nikola Tesla's amazing lightning rod and other inventions, the power of lightning has fascinated many throughout history. Stories about Ben Franklin discovering electricity and how Tesla coils work will fascinate readers eager to explore the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 537 HAY

Summary: History reports that the mighty Inca were swiftly wiped out by a small band of Conquistadors, but new evidence is being unearthed that may help rewrite history. Uncovered remains of those who died in battle along with recently discovered documents suggest that even after forming military alliances with thousands of Indian mercenaries, it took the Spanish many years to defeat the Inca Empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROM

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [The Church] 1986

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.377434 Detroit

Summary: Dr. Lucy Worsley explores the royal wardrobes of our kings and queens over the last 400 years, from Elizabeth I to the present Queen Elizabeth II, explaining how the royal wardrobe is a carefully orchestrated piece of theater managed by the royals themselves to control the right image and project the right message to their subjects. Royal fashion is, and always has been, as much about politics...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Bacon, John U.

Summary: A gripping account of the world's largest man-made explosion before the atomic bomb describes the events that led to the catastrophic igniting of the French freighter Mont-Blanc in 1917 Halifax, killing and wounding thousands while leading to advances in medicine and weapons science.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CDA 971 Bacon

Beck, Derek W.

Summary: Few Americans know that the Revolutionary War did not begin with the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 but over a year earlier in April 1775. Beck draws on previously unpublished documents to tell the full story of the war before American independence-from both sides.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 BEC

Cahill, Thomas.

Summary: A history of the Dark Ages showing that as Europe was in an intellectual decline, Ireland became a haven for scholarship.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.501 CAH

Clemons, Jack

Summary: "In this one-of-a-kind memoir, Jack Clemons -- a former lead engineer in support of NASA -- takes listeners behind the scenes and into the inner workings of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs during their most exciting years. Discover the people, the events, and the risks involved in one of the most important parts of space missions: bringing the astronauts back home to Earth."--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 629.45 CLE

Eakin, Marshall C. (Marshall Craig)

Summary: Professor Marshall C. Eakin of Vanderbilt University delivers twenty-four lectures examining both the unity and diversity in the early history of the Americas. He discusses how Christopher Columbus's voyage to the Americas in 1492 created a collision between three distinct peoples and cultures, European, African, and Native-American, and gave birth to the distinctive identity of the Americas...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Co. 2002

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 970 EAK
Call number: CD 970 EAK PART 2

Foner, Eric

Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar, a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation's foundation and how those guarantees have been shaken over time. The Declaration of Independence announced equality as an American ideal, but it took the Civil War and the subsequent adoption of three constitutional amendments to establish that ideal as American law. The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 342.73 FON

Jordan, Brian Matthew

Summary: Examines the fate of Union veterans who won the American Civil War, but could not bear the resulting peace.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.8 JOR

Kilmeade, Brian

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Parker, Philip

Summary: Discover the events that have shaped our world, from the dawn of prehistoric civilization to the digital age, brought to life with contemporary photographs, maps, paintings, and artifacts that place each event in a wider social and historical context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2017

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Roth, Jonathan P.

Summary: Professor Roth, a military historian, presents a different look at war and its history. Instead of focusing on battles, campaigns, and strategies in individual wars, he looks at the story of the intimate interconnections of war with human cultures and societies and how these connections have shaped history. War not only destroys, it creates: the growth of essential new technologies; the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2009

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5 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 909 ROT
Call number: CD 909 ROT VOL. 1
Call number: CD 909 ROT VOL. 2
Call number: CD 909 ROT VOL. 3
Call number: CD 909 ROT VOL. 4

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