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A Tour of ReconstructionTravel Letters of 1875

A Tour of Reconstruction: Travel Letters of 1875

Anna Dickinson

J. Matthew Gallman, (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134246
eISBN:
9780813135946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134246.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the Civil War, public speaker Anna Elizabeth Dickinson became a national sensation, lecturing on abolitionism, women's rights, and the Union war effort. After the war she remained one of the ... More

Toward Freedom LandThe Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Harvard Sitkoff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125831
eISBN:
9780813135526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125831.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The ongoing struggle for civil rights and social justice lies at the heart of America's evolving identity. The pursuit of equal rights is often met with social and political trepidation, forcing ... More

Uneven GroundAppalachia since 1945

Uneven Ground: Appalachia since 1945

Ronald D Eller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125237
eISBN:
9780813135014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125237.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Appalachia has played a complex and often contradictory role in the unfolding of American history. Created by urban journalists in the years following the Civil War, the idea of Appalachia provided a ... More

The Unknown DeadCivilians in the Battle of the Bulge

The Unknown Dead: Civilians in the Battle of the Bulge

Peter Schrijvers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123523
eISBN:
9780813134826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Traditional histories of the hard-fought Battle of the Bulge routinely include detailed lists of the casualties suffered by American, British, and German troops. Conspicuously lacking in most ... More

Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Anthony James Joes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124377
eISBN:
9780813134833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Guerrilla insurgencies continue to rage across the globe, fueled by ethnic and religious conflict and the easy availability of weapons. At the same time, urban population centers in both ... More

Vietnam DeclassifiedThe CIA and Counterinsurgency

Vietnam Declassified: The CIA and Counterinsurgency

Thomas L Ahern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125619
eISBN:
9780813135342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125619.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book offers a detailed account of the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) effort to help South Vietnamese authorities win the loyalty of the Vietnamese peasantry and suppress the Viet Cong. ... More

Violence against Women in KentuckyA History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Carol E. Jordan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

For nearly a century, a national reform movement to advance the status of women has made its presence known in statehouses and courthouses across America. This book describes the history of that ... More

Voices from the Peace CorpsFifty Years of Kentucky Volunteers

Voices from the Peace Corps: Fifty Years of Kentucky Volunteers

Angene Wilson and Jack Wilson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129754
eISBN:
9780813135687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129754.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. In the fifty years since, nearly 200,000 Americans have served in 139 countries, providing technical assistance, promoting a ... More

A War of LogisticsParachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Charles R. Shrader

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945–1954, the author argues that the First Indochina War was a war of logistics in which strategic and operational plans and their outcome ... More

The Way of Duty, Honor, CountryThe Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Charles Pelot Summerall

Timothy K. Nenninger (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

After graduating from West Point in 1892, Charles Pelot Summerall (1867–1955) launched a distinguished military career, fighting Filipino insurgents in 1899 and Boxers in China in 1900. His ... More

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