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A Diplomatic MeetingReagan, Thatcher, and the Art of Summitry

A Diplomatic Meeting: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Art of Summitry

James Cooper

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813154305
eISBN:
9780813154374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813154305.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on a host of recently declassified documents from the Reagan-Thatcher years, A Diplomatic Meeting: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Art of Summitry provides an innovative framework for understanding ... More

The Fall of Kentucky's RockWestern Kentucky Democratic Politics since the New Deal

The Fall of Kentucky's Rock: Western Kentucky Democratic Politics since the New Deal

George G. Humphreys

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813182339
eISBN:
9780813182469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813182339.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This in-depth study offers a new examination of a region that is often overlooked in political histories of the Bluegrass State. George G. Humphreys traces the arc of politics and the economy in ... More

Riding to ArmsA History of Horsemanship and Mounted Warfare

Riding to Arms: A History of Horsemanship and Mounted Warfare

Charles Caramello

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813182308
eISBN:
9780813182483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813182308.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Horses and horsemen played central roles in modern European warfare from the Renaissance to the Great War of 1914-1918, not only determining victory in battle, but also affecting the rise and fall of ... More

Washington's Iron ButterflyBess Clements Abell, An Oral History

Washington's Iron Butterfly: Bess Clements Abell, An Oral History

Donald A. Ritchie and Terry L. Birdwhistell

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813182261
eISBN:
9780813182476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813182261.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Had Elizabeth "Bess" Clements Abell (1933–2020) been a boy, she would likely have become a politician like her father, Earle C. Clements. Effectively barred from office because of her gender, she ... More

The Assault on Elisha GreenRace and Religion in a Kentucky Community

The Assault on Elisha Green: Race and Religion in a Kentucky Community

Randolph Paul Runyon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813152387
eISBN:
9780813154206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813152387.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On June 8, 1883, Rev. Elisha Green was traveling by train from Maysville to Paris, Kentucky. At Millersburg, about forty students from the Millersburg Female College crowded onto the train, ... More

Zero-Sum VictoryWhat We're Getting Wrong About War

Zero-Sum Victory: What We're Getting Wrong About War

Christopher D. Kolenda

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813152769
eISBN:
9780813154169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813152769.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Why have the major post-9/11 US military interventions turned into quagmires? Despite huge power imbalances in the United States' favor, significant capacity-building efforts, and repeated tactical ... More

U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific WarA Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Donald K. Mitchener

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

On November 20, 1943, the U.S. military invaded the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands as part of the first American offensive in the Central Pacific region during World War II. This invasion marked ... More

John J. Pershing and the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, 1917-1919April 7-September 30, 1917

John J. Pershing and the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, 1917-1919: April 7-September 30, 1917

John T. Greenwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813181332
eISBN:
9780813181349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813181332.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

General of the Armies John J. Pershing (1860–1948) had a long and distinguished military career, but he is most famous for leading the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. He published a ... More

The Most Hated Man in KentuckyThe Lost Cause and the Legacy of Union General Stephen Burbridge

The Most Hated Man in Kentucky: The Lost Cause and the Legacy of Union General Stephen Burbridge

Brad Asher

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813181370
eISBN:
9780813151090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813181370.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

For the last third of the nineteenth century, Union General Stephen Gano Burbridge enjoyed the unenviable distinction of being the most hated man in Kentucky. From mid-1864, just months into his ... More

The Long Civil WarNew Explorations of America's Enduring Conflict

The Long Civil War: New Explorations of America's Enduring Conflict

John David Smith and Raymond Arsenault (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813181301
eISBN:
9780813151144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813181301.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In this wide-ranging volume, eminent historians John David Smith and Raymond Arsenault assemble a distinguished group of scholars to build on the growing body of work on the "Long Civil War" and ... More

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