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Books To Borrow: Albania

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Albania - Gillian Gloyer
Call Number: DR909 .G56 2012
ISBN: 9781841623870
Publication Date: 2012-07-17

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Albanian National Awakening, Eighteen Seventy-Eight - Nineteen Twelve - Stavro Skendi
Call Number: DR701.S5 S66
ISBN: 0691051003
Publication Date: 1967-01-01

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The Albanian Question - James Pettifer; Miranda Vickers
Call Number: DR978 .P48 2009
ISBN: 9781848850958
Publication Date: 2009-10-15

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The Albanians - Miranda Vickers
Call Number: DR941 .V53 2014
ISBN: 9781780766959
Publication Date: 2014-02-27


Books to Borrow: The English Channel

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Pride's Crossing - Tina Howe
Call Number: PS3558.O894 P75 1998
ISBN: 1559361530
Publication Date: 1998-04-01

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The Chunnel - Drew Fetherston
Call Number: TF238.C4 F4 1997
ISBN: 0812921984
Publication Date: 1997-10-28

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The Glorious Flight - Alice Provensen (Illustrator); Martin Provensen (Illustrator)
Call Number: TL721.B5 P76 1983
ISBN: 0670342599
Publication Date: 2010-10-14

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Young Woman and the Sea - Glenn Stout
Call Number: GV838 .E34 S76 2009
ISBN: 9780618858682
Publication Date: 2009-07-28


Tuesday, April 22

“Albania: Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask” 10:00 AM
Presenter: Dr. Charles Bailey, Distinguished Professor of History, SUNY Adirondack

Web Sites:

CIA The World Factbook: Features a map and brief descriptions of geography, economy, government, and people.

Travel and tourism Information about the country from "Visit Albania:  the official website of the Albanian Tourism Association. 

"A Country Study: Albania"
Information about Albania's historical setting, society and environment, economy, government and politics, and national security from the Library of Congress, 1992 (most recent).


"Swimming the English Channel"  11:30 AM
Presenter:  David Dammerman, master swimmer

 Web Sites:

"Channel trek goes swimmingly for Saratoga Springs CEO"
Daily Gazette article October 9, 2013

"Athlete Profile: Swim the English Channel with David Dammerman"
Adirondack Sports and Fitness magazine

"USMS Swimmer Info:  David Dammerman"
U.S. Masters Swimming web site page about David Dammerman


"From Duanesburg to Jerusalem" 1:45 PM
Presenter: Carl Strock, Author

 Web Sites:

"From D'burg to Jerusalem"
Author Carl Strock's web site about his book.

 "From D'burg to Jerusalem: The Unlikely Rise and Awful Fall of a Small-Town Newsman"
Amazon Books Customer Reviews

Carl Strock - "From D’burg To Jerusalem"
Roundtable Interview with Strock on WAMC Northeast Public Radio, October 25, 2013

"A View from Here, There, and Everywhere"
Carl Strock's blog for the Albany Times-Union.  After 25 years of writing his column "A View from Here"for the Daily Gazette and the Sunday Gazette, Strock launched a blog for the TU in 2013.



Books to Borrow: From D'burg to Jerusalem

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Framing Class - Diana Elizabeth Kendall
Call Number: HN90.M3 K46 2005
ISBN: 0742541673
Publication Date: 2005-07-28

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Jerusalem - Guy Delisle; Helge Dascher (Translator)
Call Number: DS107.5 .D44 2012
ISBN: 1770460713
Publication Date: 2012-04-24

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem - James Carroll
Call Number: DS109.9 .C367 2011
ISBN: 0547195613
Publication Date: 2011-03-09

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Media Power in Politics - Doris A. Graber
Call Number: HN90.M3 M43 2007
ISBN: 1933116773
Publication Date: 2006-07-12


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