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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

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

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