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Democracy in Central AsiaCompeting Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813160689
eISBN:
9780813161006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In recent years, there has been a regression of democracy and a growing resistance to Western democratization efforts within the governments of Central Asian states. To uncover the sources of the ... More

The Dream Is LostVoting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia

The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia

Julian Maxwell Hayter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169484
eISBN:
9780813169972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169484.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Dream Is Lost describes more than three decades of national/local racial politics and the unintended consequences of the civil rights movement. It uses the mid-twentieth-century urban history of ... More

Eisenhower and CambodiaDiplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

William J. Rust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167428
eISBN:
9780813167435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167428.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book documents the formulation and execution of US foreign policy in Cambodia during the Eisenhower administration. Based on exhaustive research at the US National Archives, the Eisenhower ... More

Enemies To AlliesCold War Germany and American Memory

Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Brian C. Etheridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores narratives of Germany in the United States, with a particular focus on the post–World War II period. It examines how a wide range of actors—including special interest groups and ... More

Entangled by White SupremacyReform in World War I-era South Carolina

Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Janet G. Hudson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book analyzes World War I-era South Carolina, a state whose white minority maintained political power by rigidly enforcing white supremacy over an African American majority. Considering the ... More

The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton

The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton

Monica Weis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130040
eISBN:
9780813135717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130040.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Nature was always vital in Thomas Merton's life, from the long hours he spent as a child watching his father paint landscapes in the fresh air, to his final years of solitude in the hermitage at Our ... More

Explaining TraditionsFolk Behavior in Modern Culture

Explaining Traditions: Folk Behavior in Modern Culture

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134062
eISBN:
9780813135885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134062.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book discusses the underlying reasons for the continuing popularity of traditions, delving into their social and psychological roles in everyday life. The book argues that despite intellectual ... More

Exposing the Third ReichColonel Truman Smith in Hitler's Germany

Exposing the Third Reich: Colonel Truman Smith in Hitler's Germany

Henry G. Gole

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813141763
eISBN:
9780813142418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141763.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

As World War II recedes from living memory, there remain untold stories of important behind-the-scenes operatives who provided vital support to the leaders celebrated in historical accounts. Colonel ... More

Faith in Black PowerReligion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois

Faith in Black Power: Religion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois

Kerry Pimblott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168821
eISBN:
9780813169019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168821.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Using the borderland community of Cairo, Illinois as a case study, this book chronicles the Black church’s overlooked contributions to the Black Power Movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... More

The Family Legacy of Henry ClayIn the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Lindsey Apple

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Known as the Great Compromiser, Kentuckian Henry Clay left a valuable legacy to his country by defining the role of Speaker of the House, envisioning a plan, the American System, that foretold the ... More

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