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  1. An Unseen Light

    An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee [Hardback]

    Aram Goudsouzian (Editor); Charles W. McKinney (Editor); Elizabeth Gritter (Other); Brian D. Page (Other); Darius Young (Other)

    £32.50

    ISBN: 9780813175515
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    During the second half of the nineteenth century, Memphis, Tennessee, had the largest metropolitan population of African Americans in the Mid-South region and served as a political hub for civic organizations and grassroots movements. On April 4, ... .... Learn More
  2. The Civil War Guerrilla

    The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth [Paperback]

    Joseph M. Beilein (Editor); Matthew C. Hulbert (Editor); Christopher Phillips (Author); Joseph M. Beilein (Other); Matthew C. Hulbert (Other)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813175768
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: New Directions in Southern History
    Most Americans are familiar with major Civil War battles such as Manassas (Bull Run), Shiloh, and Gettysburg, which have been extensively analyzed by generations of historians. However, not all of the war's engagements were fought in a conventiona... .... Learn More
  3. Harold Stassen

    Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament [Hardback]

    Lawrence S. Kaplan (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813174860
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace
    Harold Stassen (1907--2001) garnered accolades as the thirty-one-year-old "boy wonder" governor of Minnesota and quickly assumed a national role as aide to Admiral William Halsey Jr. during World War II. When Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected in 19... .... Learn More
  4. James and Esther Cooper Jackson

    James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement [Paperback]

    Sara Rzeszutek (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780813174983
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    James Jackson and Esther Cooper Jackson grew up understanding that opportunities came differently for blacks and whites, men and women, rich and poor. In turn, they devoted their lives to the fight for equality, serving as career activists through... .... Learn More
  5. Kentucky Confederates

    Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase [Paperback]

    Berry Craig (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813174396
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    During the Civil War, the majority of Kentuckians supported the Union under the leadership of Henry Clay, but one part of the state presented a striking exception. The Jackson Purchase -- bounded by the Mississippi River to the west, the Ohio Rive... .... Learn More
  6. Peacemakers

    Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans [Hardback]

    James W. Pardew (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813174358
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace
    The wars that accompanied the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s were the deadliest European conflicts since World War II. The violence escalated to the point of genocide when, over the course of ten days in July 1995, Serbian troops under the com... .... Learn More
  7. Kentucky's Rebel Press

    Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis [Hardback]

    Berry Craig (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813174594
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Throughout the Civil War, the influence of the popular press and its skillful use of propaganda was extremely significant in Kentucky. Union and Confederate sympathizers were scattered throughout the border slave state, and in 1860, at least twent... .... Learn More
  8. The Art of Command

    The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell [Paperback]

    Harry S. Laver (Editor); Jeffrey J. Matthews (Editor); H.R. McMaster (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780813174150
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? The Art of Command demonstrates that great leaders become great thro... .... Learn More
  9. The Art of Command

    The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell [Hardback]

    Harry S. Laver (Editor); Jeffrey J. Matthews (Editor); H.R. McMaster (Author)

    £43.50

    ISBN: 9780813174723
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? The Art of Command demonstrates that great leaders become great thro... .... Learn More
  10. Who Killed Betty Gail Brown?

    Who Killed Betty Gail Brown?: Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery [Hardback]

    Robert G. Lawson (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780813174624
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    On October 26, 1961, after an evening of studying with friends on the campus of Transylvania University, nineteen-year-old student Betty Gail Brown got into her car around midnight -- presumably headed for home. But she would never arrive. Three h... .... Learn More

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