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Constructing Affirmative ActionThe Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

David Hamilton Golland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129976
eISBN:
9780813135472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129976.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson defined affirmative action as a legitimate federal goal, and 1972, when President Richard M. Nixon named one of affirmative action's chief antagonists ... More

Consumed by WarEuropean Conflict in the 20th Century

Consumed by War: European Conflict in the 20th Century

Richard C. Hall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125589
eISBN:
9780813135328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125589.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Europe endured incessant political discord throughout the twentieth century, and some historians refer to the period's conflicts as the Long War. During the Balkan Wars of 1912–13, regional fighting ... More

Contested BorderlandThe Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Brian D. McKnight

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123899
eISBN:
9780813134895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123899.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the four years of the Civil War, the border between eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia was highly contested territory, alternately occupied by both the Confederacy and the Union. ... More

The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. VandenbergFrom Isolation to International Engagement

The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Lawrence S. Kaplan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book argues for the importance of Arthur H. Vandenberg’s role in America’s conversion to a new status in the world, placing Vandenberg’s name alongside other influential figures such as George ... More

Crawfish BottomRecovering a Lost Kentucky Community

Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community

Douglas A. Boyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134086
eISBN:
9780813135892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134086.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A small neighborhood in north Frankfort, Kentucky, Crawfish Bottom was located on fifty acres of swampy land along the Kentucky River. “Craw's” reputation for vice, violence, moral corruption, and ... More

Cultivating RaceThe Expansion of Slavery in Georgia, 1750-1860

Cultivating Race: The Expansion of Slavery in Georgia, 1750-1860

Watson Jennison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134260
eISBN:
9780813135984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134260.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the centrality of race in the development of Georgia, from its founding in 1733 until the eve of the Civil War. During that time, Georgia's racial order shifted from a more fluid ... More

The Currents of WarA New History of American-Japanese Relations, 1899-1941

The Currents of War: A New History of American-Japanese Relations, 1899-1941

Sidney L. Pash

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144238
eISBN:
9780813144320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144238.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Currents of War: A New History of American-Japanese Relations, 1899–1941 examines America’s defense of the Open Door policy and containment of Japanese continental expansion from 1899 to 1941. ... More

De Bow's ReviewThe Antebellum Vision of a New South

De Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

John F. Kvach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144207
eISBN:
9780813144481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1846 and 1867 J. D. B. De Bow, the editor of De Bow’s Review, promoted agricultural reform, urbanization, industrialization, and commercial development in the nineteenth-century American ... More

Dear AppalachiaReaders, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Emily Satterwhite

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book demonstrates the value of using fan mail and online customer reviews to determine what meanings readers made of popular fictions set in Appalachia. Employing the methodological innovation ... More

Defend and BefriendThe U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam

Defend and Befriend: The U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam

John Southard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145266
eISBN:
9780813145464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During the Vietnam War, combined action platoons (CAPs) were the primary counterinsurgency instruments for the U.S. Marine Corps. The American contingent of each CAP consisted of approximately a ... More

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