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  1. Reagan and the World

    Reagan and the World: Leadership and National Security, 1981--1989 [Hardback]

    Bradley Lynn Coleman (Editor); Kyle Longley (Editor); Jack Matlock (Author); James Graham Wilson (Other); Beth A. Fischer (Other)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813169378
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace
    Throughout his presidency, Ronald Reagan sought "peace through strength" during an era of historic change. In the decades since, pundits and scholars have argued over the president's legacy: some consider Reagan a charismatic and consummate leader... .... Learn More
  2. Remembering The Battle of the Crater

    Remembering The Battle of the Crater: War as Murder [Paperback]

    Kevin M. Levin (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813169729
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: New Directions in Southern History
    The battle of the Crater is known as one of the Civil War's bloodiest struggles - a Union loss with combined casualties of 5,000, many of whom were members of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) under Union Brigadier General Edward Ferrero. Th... .... Learn More
  3. The Connecticut Prison Association and the Search for Reformatory Justice

    The Connecticut Prison Association and the Search for Reformatory Justice [Hardback]

    Gordon S. Bates (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780819576767
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
    The Connecticut Prison Association and the Search for Reformatory Justice looks at the role the Connecticut Prison Association played in the formation of the state’s criminal justice system. Now organized under the name Community Partners in Actio... .... Learn More
  4. Nixon's Back Channel to Moscow

    Nixon's Back Channel to Moscow: Confidential Diplomacy and Détente [Hardback]

    Richard A. Moss (Author); James Stavridis (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813167879
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace
    Most Americans consider détente - the reduction of tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union - to be among the Nixon administration's most significant foreign policy successes. The diplomatic back channel that national security advis... .... Learn More
  5. Black Greek-letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century

    Black Greek-letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun [Paperback]

    Gregory S. Parks (Editor); Julianne Malveaux (Author); Marc Morial (Other)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813169750
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    During the twentieth century, black Greek-Letter organizations (BGLOs) united college students dedicated to excellence, fostered kinship, and uplifted African Americans. Members of these organizations include remarkable and influential individuals... .... Learn More
  6. Alpha Phi Alpha

    Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, the Demands of Transcendence [Paperback]

    Gregory S. Parks (Editor); Y. Sekou Bermiss (Other); Felix Armfield (Other); Stefan M. Bradley (Editor); Kenneth Clarke (Other)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813169743
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    On December 4, 1906, on Cornell University's campus, seven black men founded one of the greatest and most enduring organizations in American history. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. has brought together and shaped such esteemed men as Martin Luthe... .... Learn More
  7. Battlespace 1865

    Battlespace 1865: Archaeology of the Landscapes, Strategies, and Tactics of the North Platte Campaign, Nebraska [Paperback]

    Douglas D. Scott (Author); Peter Bleed (Author); Amanda Renner (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785703393
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    For a period of about week in February 1865, as the Civil War was winding down and Plains Indian communities were reeling in the wake of the Sand Creek massacre, combat swept across the Nebraska panhandle, especially along the Platte River. The fi... .... Learn More
  8. Faith in Black Power

    Faith in Black Power: Religion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois [Hardback]

    Kerry Pimblott (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813168821
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    In 1969, nineteen-year-old Robert Hunt was found dead in the Cairo, Illinois, police station. The white authorities ruled the death a suicide, but many members of the African American community believed that Hunt had been murdered - a sentiment th... .... Learn More
  9. Horace Holley

    Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic [Hardback]

    James P. Cousins (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813168579
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Outspoken New England urbanite Horace Holley (1781-1827) was an unlikely choice to become the president of Transylvania University - the first college established west of the Allegheny Mountains. Many Kentuckians doubted his leadership abilities, ... .... Learn More
  10. Religion and Resistance in Appalachia

    Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining [Hardback]

    Joseph D. Witt (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813168128
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
    In the last fifty years, the Appalachian Mountains have suffered permanent and profound change due to the expansion of surface coal mining. The irrevocable devastation caused by this practice has forced local citizens to redefine their identities,... .... Learn More

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