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Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research

Paul D. Escott

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175355
eISBN:
9780813175683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175355.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The field of Civil War history seems to have reached an inflection point. There is a great amount of interesting new research that departs from long-established channels and seems to be looking in ... More


Conclusion

Lindsey Apple

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry Clay's legacy proved to be both blessing and curse. Too frequently great pressure was brought to bear on young members of the family. Clays seemed excessively tied to place in the sense that ... More


The New American History: Cimarron, 1931

J.E. Smyth

in Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the 1931 historical film Cimarron. This film was based on Edna Ferber's novel and it was directed by Wesley Ruggles. This chapter suggests that this film pioneered a technique ... More


McVey in Retrospect

Eric A. Moyen

in Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky: A Progressive President and the Modernization of a Southern University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129839
eISBN:
9780813135694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129839.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Frank L. McVey was recognized for how he was able to foster outstanding leadership and an incomparable vision. In spite of the risky position McVey held, his vision for the university served as one ... More


Transgenic Animals and Wild Nature: A Landscape of Moral Ecology

Strachan Donnelley

Ceara Donnelley and Bruce Jennings (eds)

in Frog Pond Philosophy: Essays on the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813167275
eISBN:
9780813175669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167275.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This discussion of the ethical debates formed in the early years of the genetic engineering of animals continues the theme of ontological and value pluralism. Dogmatic support for animal modification ... More


Black and White Issues with SNCC Workers, Summer 1967

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner and Cheryl Reitan

in Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140933
eISBN:
9780813141374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140933.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

Henry Lorenzi began a part-time coordinator position Holmes County Health Research Program through his appointment by Prof. Demitri Shimkin as a University of Illinois research associate. Edgar Love, ... More


George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Lawrence M. Crutcher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a biography of George Keats, brother of the poet John Keats and a community leader in Louisville. The book examines how the boys’ troubled childhood in London, orphaned at early ages, linked ... More


China Watches America

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter continues to discuss the issues surrounding opinion and perception research in the People’s Republic of China. It stresses the difficulty of ascertaining “true” opinions in a ... More


Independent Bodies in the Ministry of Defense and the General Staff

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/9780813169439.003.0051
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with independent bodies in the Ministry of Defence and the General Staff as the General Inspectorate, the Legal Division Directorate, the Military Accounts Directorate, the ... More


New Techniques, New Opportunities

Paul D. Escott

in Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175355
eISBN:
9780813175683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175355.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses and examines the new techniques of digital humanities. Beyond the important advantage of having primary sources available in digital form, historians now can use computers to ... More


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