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Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

Jessica Elkind

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165837
eISBN:
9780813167183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165837.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Aid Under Fire explores American nation building and modernization efforts in South Vietnam during the decade leading up to the full-scale ground war.Beginning in the mid-1950s, American nation ... More


Western Perspectives on Democracy in Central Asia

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

in Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813160689
eISBN:
9780813161006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160689.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discussed in this chapter are US and EU views on democracy and international democratization, as well as normative and instrumental beliefs about the benefits and intrinsic merits of democracy as a ... More


“The Virgin Mary Is Going South”: Refugee Resettlement in South Vietnam

Jessica Elkind

in Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165837
eISBN:
9780813167183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165837.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines US involvement in refugee resettlement schemes between 1954 and 1956.Refugee assistance served as a critical and formative experience for American nation builders in Vietnam and ... More


The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Gene Logsdon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

When Gene Logsdon realized that he experienced the same creative joy from farming as he did from writing, he suspected that agriculture itself was a form of art. Thus began his search for the origins ... More


Eating and Drinking with the Dead in South Africa

Radikobo Ntsimane

in Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174693
eISBN:
9780813174853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174693.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Radikobo Ntsimane’s chapter is an examination of the intersection of food and death among the Tswana and Zulu peoples in South Africa, discussing the function of funerals in feeding the living, and ... More


Rural Southerners and the Community of Memory

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the experiences of rural people in the American South as they relate to the rural transformation and discusses their community of shared memory. It analyses the stories of ... More


Conclusion

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the local farmers' recollection of their experiences in the rural transformation in the American South. It suggests that the ... More


The Iron Man Becomes a Veep

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After World War II, Barkley chaired the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack. His committee’s recommendations were later fulfilled by passage of the National Security Act, ... More


A Summing-Up of the War

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0026
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter concludes this long war that became the central focus of life in Iraq from every point of view—political, military, economic, civilian and quotidian. The prolonged war posed a supreme ... More


“Training, Training, Training”: The Training System

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0048
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the Training system of the Iraqi armed forces. It describes the Training Division of the General Staff, its missions and responsibilities and its development, especially ... More


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