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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

We’ll Always Have the MoviesAmerican Cinema during World War II

We’ll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema during World War II

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123868
eISBN:
9780813134840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123868.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During the highly charged years of World War II, movies perhaps best communicated to Americans who they were and why they were fighting. These films were more than just an explanation of historical ... More

William WylerThe Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

Gabriel Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142098
eISBN:
9780813142371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142098.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides the first comprehensive study of William Wyler's major films. Despite his status as the most decorated American film director in history (including 3 Oscars and a record 12 Oscar ... More

Willis Duke WeatherfordRace, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Andrew McNeill Canady

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Willis Duke Weatherford lived from 1875 to 1970 and played a key role in many of the significant social and political issues of his day, namely, race relations, education, religion, and Appalachian ... More

A Woman's WageHistorical Meanings and Social Consequences

A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Alice Kessler-Harris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the changing social ideas that have determined wages for women during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The struggle between the concepts of identity, traditional ... More

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