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The Politics of Richard WrightPerspectives on Resistance

The Politics of Richard Wright: Perspectives on Resistance

Jane Anna Gordon and Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175164
eISBN:
9780813175195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175164.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Richard Wright left readers with a trove of fictional and nonfictional works about suffering, abuse, and anger in the United States and around the globe. He composed unforgettable images of ... More

Thomas C. MannPresident Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy

Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy

Thomas Tunstall Allcock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176154
eISBN:
9780813176185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176154.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When launching the Alliance for Progress in 1961, John F. Kennedy promised that this new development program would transform Latin America into a community of modern, prosperous, and politically ... More

Paul Rusch in Postwar JapanEvangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book describes the remarkable life of Paul Rusch, a Kentuckian who went to Japan after the Great Kanto Earthquake. Rusch embarked on an unlikely journey from a YMCA worker to college instructor, ... More

The Struggle Is EternalGloria Richardson and Black Liberation

The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation

Joseph R. Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176499
eISBN:
9780813176529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176499.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Using an extensive body of sources, including more than thirty interviews, this biography details and analyzes the life of human rights activist Gloria Richardson, leader of the Cambridge movement in ... More

The Forgotten FrontThe Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Gerhard P. Gross (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book presents research on the eastern front of World War I, a subject comparatively eclipsed by scholarly study of the western front. Focusing on the first two years of the war, the volume ... More

War and RemembranceThe Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Thomas H. Conner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Every year, people from all over the world visit American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) sites, from Normandy, France, to Busan, South Korea, to Corozal, Panama. At rest in the twenty-six ... More

North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and AfricaEnabling Violence and Instability

North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book analyzes what and to whom North Korea provides arms, how it skirts sanctions, and how its activities can be best contained. For many years, North Korean proliferation to both state and ... More

Paving the Way for ReaganThe Influence of Conservative Media on US Foreign Policy

Paving the Way for Reagan: The Influence of Conservative Media on US Foreign Policy

Laurence R. Jurdem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175843
eISBN:
9780813175874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175843.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book analyzes the influence of National Review, Human Events, and Commentary on the foreign policy ideas of the Republican Party from 1964–1980. During that eighteen-year period, the publications ... More

A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

Neil Roberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175621
eISBN:
9780813175652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175621.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Literary critics and historians have long studied Frederick Douglass’s impact on American literature and history, yet surprisingly few scholars have analyzed his influence on American political ... 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

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