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Victorious InsurgenciesFour Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Victorious Insurgencies: Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Anthony James Joes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126142
eISBN:
9780813135588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126142.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Insurgencies, especially in the form of guerrilla warfare, continue to erupt across many parts of the globe. Most of these rebellions fail, but this book analyzes four twentieth-century conflicts in ... 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

Vietnam’s Second FrontDomestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Andrew L. Johns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125725
eISBN:
9780813135427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Vietnam War has been analyzed, dissected, and debated from multiple perspectives for decades, but domestic considerations—such as partisan politics and election-year maneuvering—are often ... 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

Virtual AfterlivesGrieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Candi K. Cann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

From the dead body to the virtual body and from material memorials to virtual memorials, one thing is clear: the bodiless nature of memorialization of the dead across cultures. In postindustrial, ... More

Voice of the WildcatsClaude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude Sullivan was a brilliant young man whose athletic career and studies were cut short by a near-fatal case of osteomyelitis while he was in high school. Claude found a niche in broadcasting. ... 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

Von Sternberg

Von Sternberg

John Baxter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Belligerent and evasive, Josef von Sternberg chose to ignore his illegitimate birth in Austria, deprived New York childhood, abusive father, and lack of education. The director who strutted onto the ... 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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