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Arthur PennAmerican Director

Arthur Penn: American Director

Nat Segaloff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a biography of one of the twentieth century's most influential filmmakers. Thematic chapters convey the story of Penn's life and career, and they offer pertinent events in the history of ... More

The Arthurdale Community SchoolEducation and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Sam F. Jr. Stack

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The book examines the Arthurdale School, which was created during the Great Depression and dedicated to the purpose of building community and preparing students for participation in democratic ... More

Becoming BourgeoisMerchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Frank J. Byrne

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book focuses on what historians have come to call the “middling sort”, the economic group falling between yeoman farmers and the planter class that dominated the antebellum South. At a time when ... More

Becoming KingMartin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader

Becoming King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader

Troy Jackson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125206
eISBN:
9780813135045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125206.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Without question, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is the face of the civil rights revolution that reshaped the social and political landscape of the United States. Although many biographers and historians ... More

Before the QuagmireAmerican Intervention in Laos, 1954-1961

Before the Quagmire: American Intervention in Laos, 1954-1961

William Rust

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813135786
eISBN:
9780813136844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813135786.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book discusses the formulation and execution of U.S. foreign policy in Laos from 1954, when the Geneva Accords ended the First Indochina War, until January 1961, when John F. Kennedy became ... More

Being Hal AshbyLife of a Hollywood Rebel

Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Nick Dawson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hal Ashby (1929–1988) was always an outsider, and as a director he brought an outsider's perspective to Hollywood cinema. After moving to California from a Mormon household in Utah, he created ... More

Being in the WorldDialogue and Cosmopolis

Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis, noted political theorist Fred Dallmayr explores the world’s transition from a traditional Westphalian system of states to today’s interlocking ... More

Benjamin Franklin’s Humor

Benjamin Franklin’s Humor

Paul M. Zall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123714
eISBN:
9780813134864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123714.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Humor is sometimes a serious business, especially the humor of Benjamin Franklin, a master at revealing the human condition through comedy. For the country's bicentennial, Reader's Digest named ... More

Berlin on the BrinkThe Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Daniel Harrington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

No place symbolizes the Cold War more than Berlin. This book examines the “Berlin question” from its origin in wartime plans for the occupation of Germany through the Paris Council of Foreign ... More

Bloody BreathittPolitics and Violence in the Appalachian South

Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South

T.R.C. Hutton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813136462
eISBN:
9780813142593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136462.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book uses the history of Breathitt County, Kentucky, to examine political violence in the United States and its interpretation in media and memory. From the 1870s until the early twentieth ... More

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