Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze

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 LSUS AUTHOR HONORED-   The Napoleonic Wars  that occurred between the years 1803 to 1815,   were a series of major European conflicts between the French Empire and England along with an array of European powers for control of the continent.   Named  after  French military leader and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte,  the outcome of the Napoleonic Wars would shape the world we live in today and a local author from Shreveport has written a book that examines these influences.

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Airs Friday, July 26, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze, we look at the life of Gladys Louise Smith, who became screen star Mary Pickford, and a single book she wrote after her film career called The Demi-Widow, a signed copy first edition is house in the Noel Collection.

Airs Friday, July 19, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze, we look at the impact of Upton Sinclair's landmark novel, The Jungle,  an exposé of the Chicago meat packing industry which led to many reforms including the Meat Inspection Act of 1906. The Noel has a first edition signed in their collection.

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Airs Friday, July 5, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze looks at All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque.

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Airs Friday, January 25, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze examines the Samuel Johnson's "A Dictionary of the English Language."

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Repeat on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. 

Airs Friday, January 18, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze we look the Travels of Gulliver.

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Airs Friday, January 4, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze we look The Gutenberg Bible, the book that launched the age of literacy and the birth of modern science.

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Airs Friday, December21, 2018, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze we look at the private daily diary of Samuel Pepys, it's role in history, and his literary style which which established personal diaries as a literary genre.

Repeat Airing Friday, June 21, 2019.  Original Airing Friday, December 7, 2018, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze and a look at the history of Aesop's Fables and a delightful pocket edition of this famous book which is housed in their collection.

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Repeat Airing, Friday, June 28, 2019
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This week we launch Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze and a look at their Phenakistoscope, perhaps the first example of Animations.

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