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One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

John M. Porter

Kent Masterson Brown (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

John Marion Porter (1839–1898) grew up working at his family's farm and dry goods store in Butler County, Kentucky. The oldest of Reverend Nathaniel Porter's nine children, he was studying to become ... More


Hill 312: 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 28–30 January 1951

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The I and IX Corps on the west moved forward from their Line D positions when they were in search of the Chinese while the X Corps took on the North Korean forces at the center. As reconnaissance ... More


Operation Roundup: Supporting the ROK Troops

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Intelligence reports of a buildup of the Chinese between Chip'yong-ni and Hongch'on were confirmed because of the attack on some of the 23d Infantry Regiment units in the Twin Tunnels area. From this ... More


War Films: Mrs. Miniver (1942), Memphis Belle (1944), Thunderbolt (1945)

Gabriel Miller

in William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142098
eISBN:
9780813142371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142098.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter chronicles Wyler's activities during World War II — his early attempts to join the military (which were rebuffed), his involvement with Frank Capra on “The Why We Fight” series, his work ... More


Virgil

Julia Dyson Hejduk

in The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What emerges most stunningly in Virgil is his ability to help us see the world and human history through many different eyes. The poet never allows us either to rest confident in the morality of ... More


Horace

Julia Dyson Hejduk

in The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The analysis of Jupiter in Horace shows the importance of genre in assessing the poet’s “philosophy” or “theology.” Our possession of Horace’s works in their entirety lets us see the different faces ... More


Conclusion

Julia Dyson Hejduk

in The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

“Jupiter” was a creation of poetry as much as of philosophy, theology, or cultic practice—if those things can even be separated. What Jupiter, then, did the poets make? Fate’s voice or Fate’s ... More


Terrorism and Interfaith Relations at Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar

Sadhu Brahmaviharidas

in Swaminarayan Hinduism: Tradition, Adaptation, and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463749
eISBN:
9780199086573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463749.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Sadhu Brahmaviharidas was an eyewitness of the terrorist attack on the Akshardham temple complex in Gandhinagar on 24 September 2002 that killed thirty-one people—including a sadhu—and wounded ... More


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