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Blood, Guts, and GreaseGeorge S. Patton in World War I

Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Jon B. Mikolashek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

George S. Patton, one of the United States’ greatest field commanders, played a vital role in American involvement in World War I and the creation of the United States Tank Corps. While most ... More

Building Ho's ArmyChinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Xiaobing Li

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As a Communist state bordering Vietnam, China actively supported Ho Chi Minh’s wars against France in 1950–1954 and then America in 1965–1970. This book uses new Communist sources to offer an ... More

Spectacular BidThe Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century

Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century

Peter Lee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177809
eISBN:
9780813177816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177809.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A safety pin was all that kept Spectacular Bid from racing immortality. On the morning of the Belmont Stakes, the third jewel in horse racing’s prestigious Triple Crown, Spectacular Bid stepped on a ... More

JFK and de GaulleHow America and France Failed in Vietnam, 1961-1963

JFK and de Gaulle: How America and France Failed in Vietnam, 1961-1963

Sean J. McLaughlin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177748
eISBN:
9780813177755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177748.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores French president Charles de Gaulle’s frank, persistent, and discrete campaign to dissuade President Kennedy from expanding the American military/economic aid program in Vietnam ... More

The Legacy of J. William FulbrightPolicy, Power, and Ideology

The Legacy of J. William Fulbright: Policy, Power, and Ideology

Alessandro Brogi, Giles Scott-Smith, and Snyder David J. (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177700
eISBN:
9780813177717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Legacy of J. William Fulbright: Policy, Power, and Ideology offers a fresh retrospective on the influential career of Senator J. William Fulbright, a leading foreign policy thinker and the ... More

Landpower in the Long WarProjecting Force After 9/11

Landpower in the Long War: Projecting Force After 9/11

Jason W. Warren (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177571
eISBN:
9780813177588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177571.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Landpower in the Long War is the first holistic account of the projection of landpower during the wars of post-9/11. Moving beyond the existing accounts of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the book ... More

The Rising ClamorThe American Press, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Cold War

The Rising Clamor: The American Press, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Cold War

David P. Hadley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177373
eISBN:
9780813177403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This work examines the relationships that developed between the domestic U.S. press and the Central Intelligence Agency, from the foundation of the agency in 1947 to the first major congressional ... More

Hitchcock and the Censors

Hitchcock and the Censors

John Billheimer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Motion Picture Production Code controlled the content and final cut on all films made and distributed in the US from 1934 to 1968. Code officials protected sensitive ears from the standard ... More

Decision in the AtlanticThe Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Marcus Faulkner and Christopher M. Bell (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781949668001
eISBN:
9781949668018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668001.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest campaign of the Second World War. This volume highlights the scale and complexity of this bitterly contested campaign, one that encompassed far more than ... More

Pop Culture and the Dark Side of the American DreamCon Men, Gangsters, Drug Lords, and Zombies

Pop Culture and the Dark Side of the American Dream: Con Men, Gangsters, Drug Lords, and Zombies

Paul A. Cantor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177304
eISBN:
9780813177311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177304.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

What is the American dream, and why has it proven so elusive for many people? By examining popular culture’s portrayal of the dark side of the American dream, this book seeks to answer these ... More

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