Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Community Fundraiser

Interactive Heritage History
Pick up a coupon to  dine at Bob Evans
and support Civil War Days.
Hurry...this ends July 26, 2014
15% of sales goes to support the reenactment
of the Battle of the Crater
 September 26, 27, 28, 2014
More information at:

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Libraries And The Reading Public

The volume shows public libraries as living spaces where individuals and groups with diverse backgrounds, needs, and desires encountered and used a great variety of texts, images, and
other media throughout the twentieth century.

Cumin, Camels, and Caravans

A Spice Odyssey
...spanning continents and millennia and
exploring how the emergence and development
of the spice trade set in motion the process of
globalization. Traveling along the four prominent
trade routes-the Silk Road, the Frankincense Trail,
and Spice Route, and the Camino Real (for chiles
and chocolate) -Nabhan follows the caravans of
itinerant spice merchants....

University of California Press

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Battles That Changed American History

100 of the  Greatest Victories and Defeats
The current collection discusses mostly
individual battles but also some campaigns
and a few short wars....

New Book List July 2014

It Runs In The  Family:
understanding more about
your ancestors

 The Book: a global history
Digging Through History:
archaeology and religion
Her Works Praise Her:
a history of Jewish women
The Supervisor's Handbook
The New Faces of American Poverty
Battles That Changed American History
Peterson Guide To Medicinal Plants
The Rooftop Beekeeper
Guide to Wild Foods And Useful Plants
The Complete Mental Health Directory
Psychocinematics: exploring cognition at the movies
The Story of The Jews
America In The Cold War
The Oxford Handbook Of Late Antiquity
The Jews Of The United States
The History Of The American Indians
The Internal Enemy: slavery and war in Virginia 1772-1832

Local Collection
The Family Tree Historical Maps
Tracing Ancestors Among The Five Civilized Tribes
Cherokee Proud
Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors
Cherokee Intermarried White

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Digging Through History

Digging Through History
follows historian and field
archaeologist Richard A.
Freund's journey through
some of the most fascinating
archaeological sites of human



How do movies keep us
riveted to the screen and
thoroughly engage our
sensations, thoughts, and
feelings? Can scientific inquiry
help us understand why we
watch them and why we like them?

Oxford University Press