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Bluecoats and Tar HeelsSoldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina

Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina

Mark L Bradley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125077
eISBN:
9780813135120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125077.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Though the Civil War ended in April 1865, the conflict between Unionists and Confederates continued. The bitterness and rancor resulting from the collapse of the Confederacy spurred an ongoing cycle ... More

Bluejackets and ContrabandsAfrican Americans and the Union Navy

Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125541
eISBN:
9780813135311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

One of the lesser-known stories of the Civil War is the role played by escaped slaves in the Union blockade along the Atlantic coast. From the beginning of the war, many African American refugees ... More

BurleyKentucky Tobacco in a New Century

Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century

Ann K. Ferrell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142333
eISBN:
9780813142562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142333.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Tobacco farms, once an iconic symbol of American history, are disappearing from the landscape. It is difficult for many people to view the loss of tobacco as lamentable. For many Kentuckians, ... More

BuzzThe Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Jeffrey Spivak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Busby Berkeley was the premier dance director of motion pictures. His originality and sharply defined style brought him professional acclaim and financial reward. He saved a studio from bankruptcy ... More

Carl Theodor Dreyer and OrdetMy Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Jan Wahl

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Regarded by many filmmakers and critics as one of the greatest directors in cinema history, Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889-1968) achieved worldwide acclaim after the debut of his masterpiece, The Passion ... More

Cecelia and FannyThe Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Brad Asher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1846, Cecelia, a 15-year-old slave girl traveled to Niagara Falls with her young Louisville mistress, Frances “Fanny” Thruston Ballard. During their stay, Cecelia made the bold decision to escape, ... More

Charles WaltersThe Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Brent Phillips

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During his lifetime, Charles “Chuck” Walters enjoyed a reputation as one of the foremost director-choreographers of Hollywood motion pictures. From his earliest directorial triumphs, Good News, ... More

China Looks at the WestIdentity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Christopher A. Ford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chinese leaders have long been fascinated by the United States, but have often chosen to demonize America for perceived cultural and military imperialism. Especially under Communist rule, Chinese ... More

China's Encounter with Global Hollywood"Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Wendy Su

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the global-local interplay through the case study of the People’s Republic of China’s encounter with global Hollywood from the mid-1990s to 2013. It analyzes the changing role of ... More

The Christmas TruceMyth, Memory, and the First World War

The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Terri Blom Crocker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The 1914 Christmas truce, when enemy soldiers met, fraternized, and even played football in No Man’s Land during the first year of the First World War, is commonly perceived as a manifestation of the ... More

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