Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: perception x
  • University Presses: University Press of Kentucky x
  • University Press of Kentucky x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Road as a Corridor of Complexity

Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley

in Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813136646
eISBN:
9780813141343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136646.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

We tend to regard America's roads simplistically, as subsidiary features lurking in the background. But historically, roads were the foreground to travel—their routes and attributes such as gradient ... More


The Gathering Storm: Republican Momentum and the Albatross of Jimmy Carter

Sean P. Cunningham

in Cowboy Conservatism: Texas and the Rise of the Modern Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125763
eISBN:
9780813135441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125763.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Jimmy Carter was one of the best friends that the Texas Republican Party could ever have asked for. Between 1977 and 1980, Carter, quite unintentionally, not only provided the Texas GOP with the ... More


Beyond the Cold War?

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the end of the Cold War. The Americans were often noted to be very familiar with the Cold War and thus, some observers were ambivalent about its seemingly imminent demise in ... More


Coming Home

Angene Wilson and Jack Wilson

in Voices from the Peace Corps: Fifty Years of Kentucky Volunteers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129754
eISBN:
9780813135687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129754.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Volunteers often experience supermarket shock upon returning home. For some volunteers, tropical fruit were able to be bought for pennies in places such as the Philippines and Ecuador. Another shock ... More


Experience as a Precondition for Meaningful Democracy: Sensory Perception, Affect, and Materialism

Shannon L. Mariotti

in Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins by laying out Adorno’s materialism, by exploring his unique form of Marxism and his critique of idealism, to highlight the important role that the experience of external objects ... More


View: