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The 9th Infantry Division in VietnamUnparalleled and Unequaled

The 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam: Unparalleled and Unequaled

Ira A. Hunt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126470
eISBN:
9780813135656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126470.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Of all the military assignments in Vietnam, perhaps none was more challenging than the defense of the Mekong River Delta region. Operating deep within the Viet Cong-controlled Delta, the 9th Infantry ... More

Thirteen Women StrongThe Making of a Team

Thirteen Women Strong: The Making of a Team

Robert K. Wallace

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125152
eISBN:
9780813135052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125152.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book chronicles the 2006–7 season of the Northern Kentucky University women's basketball team. Led by revered head coach Nancy Winstel, the Norse rallied to yet another remarkable season despite ... More

This is Home NowKentucky's Holocaust Survivors Speak

This is Home Now: Kentucky's Holocaust Survivors Speak

Arwen Donahue

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125473
eISBN:
9780813135212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125473.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The term “Holocaust survivors” is often associated with Jewish communities in New York City or along Florida's Gold Coast. Traditionally, tales of America's Holocaust survivors, in both individual ... More

Thomas InceHollywood's Independent Pioneer

Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Brian Taves

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Thomas H. Ince (1880–1924) turned movie-making into a business enterprise. Progressing from actor to director and screenwriter, he revolutionized the motion picture industry through developing the ... More

Through Mobility We ConquerThe Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

George F. Hofmann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124032
eISBN:
9780813134819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124032.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The U.S. Cavalry, which began in the nineteenth century as little more than a mounted reconnaissance and harrying force, underwent intense growing pains with the rapid technological developments of ... More

Thunder of FreedomBlack Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140933
eISBN:
9780813141374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140933.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Thunder of Freedom offers a unique look at the struggle for rights and equality in one of the most active and broad-based community organizing operations in the South. Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and her ... More

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

Truman, Congress, and KoreaThe Politics of America's First Undeclared War

Truman, Congress, and Korea: The Politics of America's First Undeclared War

Larry Blomstedt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166117
eISBN:
9780813166391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166117.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book analyzes the roles of the Harry Truman administration and Congress in directing American policy regarding the Korean War. Several themes are addressed. One is how Truman and the ... More

Twilight of the RepublicEmpire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Justin B. Litke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Taking issue with the way scholarship on American exceptionalism has been conducted for the past few decades, Litke argues that examining the term and idea reveals a profound shift in Americans’ ... More

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