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Architect of Air PowerGeneral Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force

Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force

Brian D. Laslie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169989
eISBN:
9780813174068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169989.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Only the most ardent of air power historians know the name of General Laurence S. Kuter, despite the fact he welded a B-17 group into a cohesive fighting force, was the deputy commander of allied ... More

At the Decisive Point in the SinaiGeneralship in the Yom Kippur War

At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War

Jacob Even and Simcha B. Maoz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169552
eISBN:
9780813174242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169552.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Yom Kippur War, also known as the Ramadan War or the October War, was fought by Israel against a coalition of Arab nations, led by Syria and Egypt. The war lasted nineteen days, with the pivotal ... More

Gateway to EqualityBlack Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis

Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis

Keona K. Ervin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168838
eISBN:
9780813173924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168838.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Gateway to Equality demonstrates that from the 1930s to the 1960s, a critical mass of black working-class women forged a most expansive social justice struggle for economic dignity in St. Louis. ... More

Water in KentuckyNatural History, Communities, and Conservation

Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Brian D. Lee, Daniel I. Carey, and Alice L. Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Kentucky is regarded as one of the most ecologically diverse states in the nation, home to sprawling Appalachian forests, rolling green meadows, and the longest cave system in the world. None of ... More

Wars of Modern BabylonA History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Pesach Malovany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book describes the history of the Iraqi Army from its establishment in 1921 until its collapse in 2003 in the war against the Coalition Forces, the core of which was a highly intensive 24-year ... More

Wendell Berry and Higher EducationCultivating Virtues of Place

Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place

Jack R. Baker and Jeffrey Bilbro

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169026
eISBN:
9780813169637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169026.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The current university system caters to Americans’ consumerist, selfish motives: universities promise to deliver lucrative employment and “upward mobility,” and for these sought-after commodities ... More

Living SustainablyWhat Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

A. Whitney Sanford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

How can we live together in ways that are healthy and sustainable for people and the planet? This book tells the story of people attempting to live intentionally and sustainably by practicing ideals ... More

The Dream Is LostVoting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia

The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia

Julian Maxwell Hayter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169484
eISBN:
9780813169972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169484.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Dream Is Lost describes more than three decades of national/local racial politics and the unintended consequences of the civil rights movement. It uses the mid-twentieth-century urban history of ... More

Sabers through the ReichWorld War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe

Sabers through the Reich: World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe

William Stuart Nance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169606
eISBN:
9780813169644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169606.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This work provides a complete battle history of American corps cavalry in World War II. It asserts that these cavalry formations made an outsized contribution to the Allied victory in the European ... More

Harry LangdonKing of Silent Comedy

Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy

Gabriella Oldham and Mabel Langdon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169651
eISBN:
9780813169996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169651.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Harry Langdon (1884–1944) was a silent comedian in the early days of the American film industry. Although he is often compared with other silent comedians of the era, including Charlie Chaplin, ... More

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