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America's IsraelThe US Congress and American-Israeli Relations, 1967--1975

America's Israel: The US Congress and American-Israeli Relations, 1967--1975

Kenneth Kolander

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179476
eISBN:
9780813179483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179476.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The U.S.-Israel relationship that most people recognize today, which includes enormous amounts of U.S. military aid to Israel, a powerful strategic alliance, and an American willingness to acquiesce ... More

A Doctor for Rural AmericaThe Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley

A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley

Barbara Barksdale Clowse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179773
eISBN:
9780813179780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Frances Sage Bradley (1862-1949) was one of the first female graduates of Cornell University Medical College (1899). She spent the next half century advancing the causes of public health and medical ... More

The Eagle on My ArmHow the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

Dava Guerin and Terry Bivens

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813180021
eISBN:
9780813180038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180021.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Eagle on My Arm details the journey to recovery of Vietnam veteran Patrick Bradley. Enlisting at the age of eighteen, Bradley was mortified by the scenes in the North Vietnam jungles, and found ... More

Every Hill a Burial PlaceThe Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Every Hill a Burial Place: The Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Peter H. Reid

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179988
eISBN:
9780813179995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179988.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1966, the Peace Corps and Tanzania, both newly established, faced a major international crisis when a Peace Corp volunteer was to be tried in Tanzania on a charge of murdering his wife, also a ... More

Fourteen Points for the Twenty-First CenturyA Renewed Appeal for Cooperative Internationalism

Fourteen Points for the Twenty-First Century: A Renewed Appeal for Cooperative Internationalism

Richard H. Immerman and Jeffrey A. Engel (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179001
eISBN:
9780813179018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179001.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a collection of fourteen solutions for some of the twenty-first century’s greatest challenges. Each of the contributors—selected for their expertise and accomplishments in fields as ... More

A Higher MissionThe Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

A Higher Mission: The Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

Kimberly D. Hill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179810
eISBN:
9780813179827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179810.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Throughout the first three decades of the twentieth century, alumni and students from historically black colleges and universities contributed to the American Protestant mission movement in West ... More

Katherine Jackson FrenchKentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector

Katherine Jackson French: Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector

Elizabeth DiSavino

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813178523
eISBN:
9780813178530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A native of London, Kentucky, Dr. Katherine Jackson French (Ph.D. Columbia University, 1906) collected over sixty British Isle ballads in the hills of Kentucky in 1909 and attempted to publish them ... More

Liberty Brought Us HereThe True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Susan E. Lindsey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia is a narrative nonfiction book that tells the compelling story of four adults and twelve children from southwestern ... More

Military AgilityEnsuring Rapid and Effective Transition from Peace to War

Military Agility: Ensuring Rapid and Effective Transition from Peace to War

Meir Finkel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813178844
eISBN:
9780813179957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The ability to change swiftly from peace, or prolonged low intensity conflict, to the high intensity of war and succeed in the initial engagements is usually discussed in terms of readiness, ... More

Our Rightful PlaceA History of Women at the University of Kentucky, 1880--1945

Our Rightful Place: A History of Women at the University of Kentucky, 1880--1945

Terry L. Birdwhistell and Deirdre A. Scaggs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179377
eISBN:
9780813179384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since women first entered the University of Kentucky (UK) in 1880 they have sought, demanded, and struggled for equality within the university. The period between 1880 and 1945 at UK witnessed ... More

Parleying with the DevilPrisoner Exchange in Yugoslavia, 1941-1945

Parleying with the Devil: Prisoner Exchange in Yugoslavia, 1941-1945

Gaj Trifković

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949668087
eISBN:
9781949668094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668087.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Second World War in Yugoslavia is notorious for the brutal struggle between the armed forces of the Third Reich and the communist-led Partisans. Less known is the fact that the two sides ... More

Picturing Peter BogdanovichMy Conversations with the New Hollywood Director

Picturing Peter Bogdanovich: My Conversations with the New Hollywood Director

Peter Tonguette

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813147314
eISBN:
9780813179414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147314.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Drawn from interviews conducted from 2003 to 2019, Picturing Peter Bogdanovich is a unique double portrait of a filmmaker and a fan. As the director of such New Hollywood classics as The Last Picture ... More

Revolutionary PairsMarx and Engels, Lenin and Trotsky, Gandhi and Nehru, Mao and Zhou, Castro and Guevara

Revolutionary Pairs: Marx and Engels, Lenin and Trotsky, Gandhi and Nehru, Mao and Zhou, Castro and Guevara

Larry Ceplair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179193
eISBN:
9780813179445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179193.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Bucking the current trend of explaining revolutions via impersonal forces, this book argues that without revolutionary personalities revolutions would not occur. The great revolutionaries of the past ... More

Soccer DiplomacyInternational Relations and Football since 1914

Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914

Heather L. Dichter (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179513
eISBN:
9780813179520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179513.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book explores the nexus of the world’s most popular sport and diplomacy, as a tool of the nation-state–based diplomacy, as diplomacy of soccer as a non-state actor, and via the relationship ... More

The Turkish Arms EmbargoDrugs, Ethnic Lobbies, and US Domestic Politics

The Turkish Arms Embargo: Drugs, Ethnic Lobbies, and US Domestic Politics

James F. Goode

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179681
eISBN:
9780813179698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179681.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This broad-ranging study examines the complex factors leading to the US imposition of the Turkish arms embargo (1974–1978), which marked a major turning point in relations between the two NATO ... More

What Price Hollywood?Gender and Sex in the Films of George Cukor

What Price Hollywood?: Gender and Sex in the Films of George Cukor

Elyce Rae Helford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179292
eISBN:
9780813179308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179292.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A prolific director of classic Hollywood cinema, George Cukor was known for his romantic comedies and dramas and his work with difficult leading ladies. For such work, he was labeled a “woman’s ... More

The Whigs' AmericaMiddle-Class Political Thought in the Age of Jackson and Clay

The Whigs' America: Middle-Class Political Thought in the Age of Jackson and Clay

Joseph W. Pearson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179728
eISBN:
9780813179735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179728.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is about politics, exploring the general outlook of a group of Americans called Whigs. The Whigs were one of the two great political parties in the United States between the years 1834 and ... More

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