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Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

George Anastaplo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The role of law in government has been increasingly scrutinized as courts struggle with controversial topics such as assisted suicide, euthanasia, abortion, capital punishment, and torture. This book ... More

Return to Nature?An Ecological Counterhistory

Return to Nature?: An Ecological Counterhistory

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134338
eISBN:
9780813135953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Sustainability has become a compelling topic of domestic and international debate as the world searches for effective solutions to accumulating ecological problems. This book demonstrates how nature ... More

Russell KirkAmerican Conservative

Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Bradley J. Birzer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

An intellectual biography of Russell Kirk (1918–1994), this book offers the first full examination of his life and thought as it developed over the course of the twentieth century. As almost all ... More

Truman, Congress, and KoreaThe Politics of America's First Undeclared War

Truman, Congress, and Korea: The Politics of America's First Undeclared War

Larry Blomstedt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166117
eISBN:
9780813166391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166117.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book analyzes the roles of the Harry Truman administration and Congress in directing American policy regarding the Korean War. Several themes are addressed. One is how Truman and the ... More

Twilight of the RepublicEmpire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Justin B. Litke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Taking issue with the way scholarship on American exceptionalism has been conducted for the past few decades, Litke argues that examining the term and idea reveals a profound shift in Americans’ ... 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’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

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