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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

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

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

Veit HarlanThe Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Frank Noack

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Veit Harlan has often been called “the male Leni Riefenstahl,” but he poses a much bigger challenge for the biographer because he directed a frighteningly effective anti-Semitic hate picture, Jud ... More

Venerable TreesHistory, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Tom Kimmerer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

When the Bluegrass region of Kentucky was settled, early farmers found natural woodland pastures of open-grown trees shading grass and cane. The same trees that shaded the natural pastures remain ... More

Victor FlemingAn American Movie Master

Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Michael Sragow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Victor Fleming was the most sought-after director in Hollywood’s golden age, renowned for his ability to make films across an astounding range of genres—Westerns, earthy sexual dramas, family ... More

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