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Bloody BreathittPolitics and Violence in the Appalachian South

Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South

T.R.C. Hutton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813136462
eISBN:
9780813142593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136462.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book uses the history of Breathitt County, Kentucky, to examine political violence in the United States and its interpretation in media and memory. From the 1870s until the early twentieth ... More

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

A Concise History of Kentucky

A Concise History of Kentucky

James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124988
eISBN:
9780813135298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124988.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

To most people, the word “Kentucky” is likely to inspire thoughts of Derby Day, burley tobacco fields, feuding Appalachian families, coal mines, and Colonel Sanders' famous fried chicken. There is ... 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

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

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

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

Freedom's Main LineThe Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Derek Charles Catsam

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1961, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and other civil rights groups began organizing the Freedom Rides. The Freedom Riders were volunteers of different backgrounds who travelled on buses ... More

George Keats of KentuckyA Life

George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Lawrence M. Crutcher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a biography of George Keats, brother of the poet John Keats and a community leader in Louisville. The book examines how the boys’ troubled childhood in London, orphaned at early ages, linked ... More

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

Horace HolleyTransylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

James P. Cousins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168579
eISBN:
9780813168807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168579.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The life of Horace Holley (1781–1827) recalls a time of intellectual promise in the American republic. The New England–born, Yale-educated, Unitarian minister was an unlikely choice for the ... More

Jewish Communities on the Ohio RiverA History

Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Amy Hill Shevitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When westward expansion began in the early nineteenth century, the Jewish population of the United States was only 2,500. As Jewish immigration surged over the century between 1820 and 1920, Jews ... More

Kentucky RisingDemocracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War

Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War

James A. Ramage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134406
eISBN:
9780813135977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134406.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Kentucky's first settlers brought with them a dedication to democracy and a sense of limitless hope about the future. Determined to participate in world progress in science, education, and ... More

The Lost State of FranklinAmerica's First Secession

The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession

Kevin T. Barksdale

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125213
eISBN:
9780813135199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125213.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the years following the Revolutionary War, the young American nation was in a state of chaos. Citizens pleaded with government leaders to reorganize local infrastructures and heighten regulations, ... More

Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Melba Porter Hay

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Preeminent Kentucky reformer and women's rights advocate Madeline McDowell Breckinridge (1872–1920) was at the forefront of social change during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. ... More

The MentellesMary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky

The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky

Randolph Paul Runyon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175386
eISBN:
9780813175690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175386.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Drawing on newly translated materials and previously overlooked primary sources, Randolph Paul Runyon explores the life and times of the Mentelles in this intriguing dual biography. He illustrates ... More

The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Robert V. Haynes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Originally inhabited by Native American tribes, territorial Mississippi has a complex history rife with fierce contention. Since 1540, when Hernando de Soto of Spain journeyed across the Atlantic and ... More

Murder and MadnessThe Myth of the Kentucky Tragedy

Murder and Madness: The Myth of the Kentucky Tragedy

Matthew G. Schoenbachler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125664
eISBN:
9780813135373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125664.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The “Kentucky Tragedy” was early America's best known true crime story. In 1825, Jereboam O. Beauchamp assassinated Kentucky attorney general Solomon P. Sharp. The murder, trial, conviction, and ... More

Writing the Legal RecordLaw Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Kurt X. Metzmeier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a group biography of Kentucky’s earliest law reporters, the individuals who collected and published the early opinions of Kentucky’s highest court from 1803 to 1878. Kentucky’s law reports ... More

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