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  • Season of the witch : enchantment, terror, and deliverance in the City of Love

    Season of the witch : enchantment, terror, and deliverance in the City of Love2013

    by David Talbot

    (4,840)

    Summary: "In a kaleidoscopic narrative ... bestselling author David Talbot tells the gripping story of San Francisco in the turbulent years between 1967 and 1982--and of the extraordinary men and women who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 979.4 TAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Where on earth?

    Where on earth?2013

    (85)

    Summary: "Contains a collection of 80 ... specially commissioned world maps that show you where everything is on our planet. The world's most dangerous predators, ancient mummies, disastrous asteroid impacts,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 912 WHE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Who stole the American dream?

    Who stole the American dream?2012

    by Hedrick Smith

    (780)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.91 SMI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • A magnificent catastrophe [CD book] : the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.

    A magnificent catastrophe : the 1800 presidential campaign that transformed America.2007

    by Edward J. Larson

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 324.973 LAR

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  • Understanding China : a guide to China's economy, history, and political culture

    Understanding China : a guide to China's economy, history, and political culture2010

    by John Bryan Starr

    (358)

    Summary: In this succinct, modest, and refreshingly forthright book--now revised and updated for the new century--Starr introduces to the uninitiated reader the background, basic data, and issues at stake in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 951 STA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Who stole the American dream? [downloadable audiobook] / Can we get it back?

    Who stole the American dream? / Can we get it back?2012

    by Hedrick Smith

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • Syria

    Syria2016

    by Coleman South

    (9)

    Summary: "Syria is a country that has endured many struggles over the centuries. A place rich with history, today it experiences hardship on a daily basis and faces challenges that have become a global focus....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 956.91 SOU

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Belarus

    Belarus2018

    by Patricia Levy

    (3)

    Summary: Belarus as an official autonomous country only achieved independence in 1991. With a history of conflict, culture, and many different rulers, this former member of the Soviet Union must now strive to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 947.8 LEV

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Zambia

    Zambia2018

    by Timothy Holmes

    Series: Cultures Of The World

    (2)

    Summary: A culturally rich nation, Zambia has a history back to the twelfth century. Vivid storytellers, Zambians are known for passing on tradition and culture through word of mouth. This book contains vivid...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 968.94 HOL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Flappers : six women of a dangerous generation

    Flappers : six women of a dangerous generation2014

    by Judith Mackrell

    (1,379)

    Summary: The forefront British dance critic and award-nominated author of Bloomsbury Ballerina presents a revisionist assessment of the movement that shattered the boundaries of conventional femininity...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 920.72 MAC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy

    The happiness myth : why what we think is right is wrong : a history of what really makes us happy2007

    by Jennifer Michael Hecht

    (523)

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.4 HEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Celebrity culture

    Celebrity culture2015

    Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series

    (2)

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.4 CEL 2015

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Thunder in the mountains : Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

    Thunder in the mountains : Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War2017

    by Daniel J. Sharfstein

    (397)

    Summary: "Chronicles the epic clash between General Oliver Otis Howard, who took on a mission in the Pacific Northwest to force Native Americans onto reservations, and the Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph, who refused to leave his ancestral land" -- NoveList.

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.8 SHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Flight of the Eagle [downloadable ebook] / the Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership.

    Flight of the Eagle / the Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership.2013

    by Conrad Black

    (130)

    Summary: Like an eagle, American colonists ascended from the gulley of British dependence to the position of sovereign world power in a period of merely two centuries. Seizing territory in Canada and...  more »

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  • The point of it all : a lifetime of great loves and endeavors

    The point of it all : a lifetime of great loves and endeavors2018

    by Charles Krauthammer

    (1,695)

    Summary: Created and compiled by Charles Krauthammer before his death, this book is a powerful collection of the influential columnist's most important works. Spanning the personal, the political and the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.93 KRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The Philippines

    The Philippines2015

    by Walter G Oleksy

    (12)

    Summary: A tropical paradise in the southwest Pacific Ocean, the natural beauty of the Philippines has earned the island nation the nickname "The Pearl of the Orient Sea." Readers will explore the rice...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 959.9 OLE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The 1940s

    The 1940s1999

    by Michael Uschan V

    Series: A Cultural History Of The United States Through The Decades

    (6)

    Summary: Discusses the political, economic, and cultural life of one of the pivotal decades of the twentieth century, a period of transition and crisis for the nation and for its citizens.

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.918 USC YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • China

    China2018

    by Nelson Yomtov

    (5)

    Summary: This book details the history, culture, geography and government of China.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 951 YOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Cambodia

    Cambodia2018

    by Wil Mara

    (2)

    Summary: This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Cambodia.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 959.6 MAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Canada

    Canada2018

    by Wil Mara

    (2)

    Summary: This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Canada.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 971 MAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Cote d'Ivoire

    Cote d'Ivoire2019

    by Ruth Bjorklund

    (2)

    Summary: This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Ivory Coast.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 966.68 BJO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Denmark

    Denmark2017

    by R. Conrad Stein

    (25)

    Summary: "This book details the history, culture, geography, and government of Denmark."--Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 948.9 STE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • 1948 : Harry Truman's improbable victory and the year that transformed America's role in the world

    1948 : Harry Truman's improbable victory and the year that transformed America's role in the world2011

    by David Pietrusza

    (179)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.918 PIE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Showdown : the inside story of how Obama fought back against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party

    Showdown : the inside story of how Obama fought back against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party2012

    by David Corn

    (335)

    Summary: The dramatic tale of a pivotal period in the Obama presidency, from the game-changing 2010 midterm elections to the beginning of the critical 2012 campaign season--a tumultuous time that tested the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.932 COR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Destiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president

    Destiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president2011

    by Candice Millard

    (62,499)

    Summary: James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and an admired reformist...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.84 MIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The destiny of the republic [downloadable ebook] / a tale of medicine, madness and the murder of a president

    The destiny of the republic / a tale of medicine, madness and the murder of a president2011

    by Candice Millard

    (62,497)

    Summary: A narrative account of the twentieth president's political career offers insight into his background as a scholar and Civil War hero, his battles against the corrupt establishment, and Alexander...  more »

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  • American creation : triumphs and tragedies at the founding of the republic

    American creation : triumphs and tragedies at the founding of the republic2007

    by Joseph J Ellis

    (10,068)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.3 ELL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The 1990s

    The 1990s2003

    by Marc Oxoby

    (3)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.929 OXO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • What the dog saw and other adventures [downloadable ebook]

    What the dog saw and other adventures2009

    by Malcolm Gladwell

    (91,837)

    Summary: Brings together, for the first time, the best of Gladwell's writing from The New Yorker in the past decade, including: the bittersweet tale of the inventor of the birth control pill; the dazzling...  more »

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  • Dreamers and deceivers : true stories of the heroes and villains who made America

    Dreamers and deceivers : true stories of the heroes and villains who made America2014

    by Glenn Beck

    (2,008)

    Summary: "The new nonfiction from #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: 920 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe2014

    by Sean Sheehan

    (1)

    Summary: Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Zimbabwe.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 968.91 SHE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The African Americans [DVD] : many rivers to cross

    The African Americans : many rivers to cross2014

    Summary: Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 973.0496 AFR

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Tell them we are rising [DVD]

    Tell them we are rising2018

    Summary: Black colleges and universities are a haven for black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries and have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. Examines...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 378.198 TEL

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Turkey

    Turkey2014

    by Sean Sheehan

    (7)

    Summary: Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Turkey.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 956.1 SHE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Portugal

    Portugal2016

    by Jay Heale

    (2)

    Summary: "Portugal is a country full of rich architecture, natural beauty, and history. Today, Portugal is also known for its culture, food, and its attraction as a tourist destination. This book highlights...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 946.9 HEA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Tunisia

    Tunisia2018

    by Roslind Varghese Brown

    Series: Cultures Of The World

    (6)

    Summary: A popular destination for European and American tourists, Tunisia is known for its bazaar-style markets, appreciation of outdoor sports, and healing thermal spas. This book provides an overview of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 961.1 BRO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Trumpocracy : the corruption of the American republic

    Trumpocracy : the corruption of the American republic2018

    by David Frum

    (3,392)

    Summary: Quietly, steadily, Trump and his administration are damaging the tenets and accepted practices of American democracy. As he and his family enrich themselves, the presidency itself falls into the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.933 FRU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • We tell ourselves stories in order to live : collected nonfiction

    We tell ourselves stories in order to live : collected nonfiction2006

    by Joan Didion

    (1,722)

    Summary: A compilation of essays and nonfiction writings spanning more than forty years includes the author's reflections on politics, lifestyle, place, and cultural figures, including such topics as...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 814.54 DID

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • American dialogue : the founders and us

    American dialogue : the founders and us2018

    by Joseph J. Ellis

    (1,240)

    Summary: What would the founders think? We live in a divided America that is currently incapable of sustained argument and is feeling unsure of its destiny. Joseph J. Ellis explores anew four of our most...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.3 ELL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The second coming of the KKK : the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition
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    The second coming of the KKK : the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition2017

    by Linda Gordon

    (774)

    Summary: A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally virulent descendant of the relatively small, terrorist Klan of the 1870s. Unknown to most Americans today, this "second Klan"...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 322.42 GOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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