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Harold StassenEisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament

Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament

Lawrence S. Kaplan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174860
eISBN:
9780813174877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174860.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Harold Stassen (1907–2001) is perhaps most famous for running for president of the United States twelve times. At the age of thirty-one, Stassen garnered early accolades as the “boy wonder” governor ... More

The MentellesMary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky

The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky

Randolph Paul Runyon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175386
eISBN:
9780813175690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175386.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Drawing on newly translated materials and previously overlooked primary sources, Randolph Paul Runyon explores the life and times of the Mentelles in this intriguing dual biography. He illustrates ... More

Rethinking the Civil War EraDirections for Research

Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research

Paul D. Escott

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175355
eISBN:
9780813175683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175355.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The field of Civil War history seems to have reached an inflection point. There is a great amount of interesting new research that departs from long-established channels and seems to be looking in ... More

The Secret History of RDXThe Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Colin F. Baxter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During the 1930s, British scientists perfected a sugar-white explosive called RDX. Twice as deadly as TNT, RDX was also ten times more expensive. In The Secret History of RDX, historian Colin F. ... More

An Unseen LightBlack Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

Aram Goudsouzian and Charles W. McKinney Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175515
eISBN:
9780813175706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175515.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In An Unseen Light, eminent and rising scholars offer a multidisciplinary examination of Memphis’s role in African American history during the twentieth century. The city was at the epicenter of the ... More

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