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Faith in Black PowerReligion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois

Faith in Black Power: Religion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois

Kerry Pimblott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168821
eISBN:
9780813169019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168821.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Using the borderland community of Cairo, Illinois as a case study, this book chronicles the Black church’s overlooked contributions to the Black Power Movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... More

Hollywood DividedThe 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist

Hollywood Divided: The 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist

Kevin Brianton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168920
eISBN:
9780813169002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168920.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Screen Directors Guild (SDG) meeting of October 22, 1950, was convened to discuss the recall (dismissal) of the director Joseph L. Mankiewicz as Guild president by a conservative group headed by ... More

Horace HolleyTransylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

James P. Cousins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168579
eISBN:
9780813168807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168579.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The life of Horace Holley (1781–1827) recalls a time of intellectual promise in the American republic. The New England–born, Yale-educated, Unitarian minister was an unlikely choice for the ... More

Kentucky and the Great WarWorld War I on the Home Front

Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front

David J. Bettez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168012
eISBN:
9780813168784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168012.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book focuses primarily on the Kentucky home front during World War I. It describes how Kentuckians responded to the outbreak of the war in Europe and their response after the United States ... More

Kentucky Rebel TownThe Civil War Battles of Cynthiana and Harrison County

Kentucky Rebel Town: The Civil War Battles of Cynthiana and Harrison County

William A. Penn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813167718
eISBN:
9780813168777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167718.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This is a detailed Civil War study of a Kentucky Blue Grass town and county. This extensive research of Cynthiana and Harrison County reveals the area’s divisive sectional animosities and ... More

Religion and Resistance in AppalachiaFaith and the Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Joseph D. Witt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168128
eISBN:
9780813168753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168128.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This volume examines the complex roles of religious values and perceptions of place in the efforts of twenty-first-century anti-mountaintop removal activists in Appalachia. Applying theoretical ... More

Showman of the ScreenJoseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

Showman of the Screen: Joseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

A. T. McKenna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168715
eISBN:
9780813168814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168715.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Joseph E. Levine was one of the most recognizable figures in postwar American cinema; he pioneered saturation opening techniques, revolutionized art-film marketing, and was hugely successful as a ... More

Willis Duke WeatherfordRace, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Andrew McNeill Canady

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Willis Duke Weatherford lived from 1875 to 1970 and played a key role in many of the significant social and political issues of his day, namely, race relations, education, religion, and Appalachian ... More

Writing the Legal RecordLaw Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Kurt X. Metzmeier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a group biography of Kentucky’s earliest law reporters, the individuals who collected and published the early opinions of Kentucky’s highest court from 1803 to 1878. Kentucky’s law reports ... More

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