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Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform AmericaFrom the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Gordon B. McKinney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry W. Blair served successful terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives and Senate. He was then elected to Congress where he served two terms. In all of these races, he proved to be an ... More

Henry Watterson and the New SouthThe Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Daniel S. Margolies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Henry Watterson (1840–1921), editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal from the 1860s through World War I, was one of the most important and widely read newspaper editors in American history. An ... More

A History of Education in Kentucky

A History of Education in Kentucky

William E. Ellis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129778
eISBN:
9780813135724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129778.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is divided into four periods: 1775 to the beginning of the Civil War, the Civil War to 1900, 1900 to 1941, and World War II to the mid-1980s. Where K12 and higher education intersect, these ... More

Hitler's Generals in AmericaNazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence

Hitler's Generals in America: Nazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence

Derek R. Mallett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142517
eISBN:
9780813143064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142517.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book examines the evolution of the relationship between American officials and the fifty-five Wehrmacht general officers who were held as prisoners of war in the United States between June 1943 ... More

Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Rolf-Dieter Müller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167381
eISBN:
9780813168111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Since the end of World War II, Germans have struggled with the legacy of the Wehrmacht—the unified armed forces that Adolf Hitler mobilized in 1935 to ensure the domination of the Third Reich in ... More

Hitlers RivalErnst Thälmann in Myth and Memory

Hitlers Rival: Ernst Thälmann in Myth and Memory

Russel Lemmons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140902
eISBN:
9780813141312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140902.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Throughout the 1920s, German politician and activist Ernst Thälmann was the leader of the largest Communist Party organization outside the Soviet Union. Thälmann was the most prominent left-wing ... More

Homer LeaAmerican Soldier of Fortune

Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune

Lawrence M. Kaplan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126166
eISBN:
9780813135632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126166.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

What is known about the self-proclaimed general, Homer Lea, is based on a collection of problematic or even contradictory sources. This book aims to cut through the myths and offer a coherent and ... More

How Kentucky Became SouthernA Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders

How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders

Maryjean Wall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126050
eISBN:
9780813135410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126050.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The conflicts of the Civil War continued long after the conclusion of the war: jockeys and Thoroughbreds took up the fight on the racetrack. A border state with a shifting identity, Kentucky was ... More

I Wonder as I WanderThe Life of John Jacob Niles

I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles

Ron Pen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125978
eISBN:
9780813135564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125978.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Louisville native John Jacob Niles (1892–1980) is considered to be one of America's most influential musicians. As a composer and balladeer, Niles drew inspiration from the deep well of traditional ... More

In Remembrance of Emmett TillRegional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle

In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle

Darryl Mace

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145365
eISBN:
9780813145488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145365.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Amid general unification behind anticommunism, Emmett Louis Till's 1955 lynching engendered regional stories and illuminated racial dispositions that placed center stage all the vitriolic hatred that ... More

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