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  • Ostkrieg

    Ostkrieg
    av Stephen G. Fritz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813161198

    On June 22, 1941, Germany launched the greatest land assault in history on the Soviet Union, an attack that Adolf Hitler deemed crucial to ensure German economic and political survival. As the key theater of the war for the Germans, the eastern fron…

  • Ostkrieg

    Ostkrieg
    av Stephen G. Fritz

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813134161

    On June 22, 1941, Germany launched the greatest land assault in history on the Soviet Union, an attack that Adolf Hitler deemed crucial to ensure German economic and political survival. As the key theater of the war for the Germans, the eastern fron…

  • Hedy Lamarr

    Hedy Lamarr
    av Ruth Barton

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813126043

    Hedy Lamarr's life was punctuated by salacious rumors and public scandal, but it was her stunning looks and classic Hollywood glamour that continuously captivated audiences. Born Hedwig Kiesler, she escaped an unhappy marriage with arms dealer Fritz…

  • Hedy Lamarr

    Hedy Lamarr
    av Ruth Barton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813136547

    Hedy Lamarr's life was punctuated by salacious rumors and public scandal, but it was her stunning looks and classic Hollywood glamour that continuously captivated audiences. Born Hedwig Kiesler, she escaped an unhappy marriage with arms dealer Fritz…

  • Jayne Mansfield

    Jayne Mansfield
    av Eve Golden

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813180953

    The first definitive biography of tragicomic sex symbol Jayne Mansfield, one of the most colorful and eccentric movie stars of the 1950s-60s. The book examines both her life and her career, detailing her movie, TV and stage work, as well as her driv…

  • The Philosophy of The X-Files

    The Philosophy of The X-Files
    av Dean A. Kowalski

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813192277

    In The Philosophy of The X-Files, Dean A. Kowalski has gathered a remarkable cast of contributors to shed light on the philosophical mysteries of the television show The X-Files. With sections devoted to the show's credos, such as "The Truth Is Out…

  • Vitagraph

    Vitagraph
    av Andrew A. Erish

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813181196

    Vitagraph: America's First Great Motion Picture Studio is the first comprehensive examination of the company most responsible for defining and popularizing the American movie. Vitagraph was among the five production companies established at the dawn…

  • The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick

    The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813192208

    In The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick, some of our most respected philosophers investigate Kubrick's art to illuminate his view of reality. In films like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Eyes Wide Shut, and Dr. Strangelove, Kubrick explores the world honestly,…

  • The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick

    The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813124452

    In The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick, some of our most respected philosophers investigate Kubrick's art to illuminate his view of reality. In films like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Eyes Wide Shut, and Dr. Strangelove, Kubrick explores the world honestly,…

  • Racing for America

    Racing for America
    av James C. Nicholson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813180649

    On October 20, 1923, at Belmont Park in New York, Kentucky Derby champion Zev toed the starting line alongside Epsom Derby winner Papyrus, the top colt from England, to compete for a $100,000 purse. Years of Progressive reform efforts had nearly eli…

  • Ailing, Aging, Addicted

    Ailing, Aging, Addicted
    av Bert E. Park

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813156286

    What role did drug abuse play in John F. Kennedy's White House, and how was it kept from the public? How did general anesthetics and aging affect the presidency of Ronald Reagan? Why did Winston Churchill become more egocentric, Woodrow Wilson more…

  • Of Woods and Waters

    Of Woods and Waters

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813123738

    Since the opening of the American frontier, Kentucky's vast wilderness has cast a spell over those who have walked among the trees of its majestic forests or alongside its creeks and rivers brimming with catfish, bass, and trout. The influence of th…

  • The Hatfields and the McCoys

    The Hatfields and the McCoys
    av Otis K. Rice

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813114590

    The Hatfield-McCoy feud has long been the most famous vendetta of the southern Appalachians. Over the years it has become encrusted with myth and error. Scores of writers have produced accounts of it, but few have made any real effort to separate fa…

  • Even As We Breathe

    Even As We Breathe
    av Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950564064

    Nineteen-year-old Cowney Sequoyah yearns to escape his hometown of Cherokee, North Carolina, in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. When a summer job at Asheville's luxurious Grove Park Inn and Resort brings him one step closer to escaping the hills t…

  • Harlem

    Harlem
    av Morgan Smith

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813120294

    In 1933, Morgan and Marvin Smith, twin sons of sharecroppers from Kentucky, arrived in Harlem. Despite the hardships of the Great Depression, they found a flourishing arts community and quickly established their place as visual chroniclers of the li…

  • The Wolfpen Notebooks

    The Wolfpen Notebooks
    av James Still

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813117416

    After keeping school for six years at the forks of Troublesome Creek in the Kentucky hills, James Still moved to a century-old log house between the waters of Wolfpen Creek and Dead Mare Branch, on Little Carr Creek, and became "the man in the bushe…

  • The Wolfpen Notebooks

    The Wolfpen Notebooks
    av James Still

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813193441

    After keeping school for six years at the forks of Troublesome Creek in the Kentucky hills, James Still moved to a century-old log house between the waters of Wolfpen Creek and Dead Mare Branch, on Little Carr Creek, and became "the man in the bushe…

  • Maureen O'Hara

    Maureen O'Hara
    av Aubrey Malone

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813180694

    From her first appearances on the stage and screen, Maureen O'Hara (b. 1920) commanded attention with her striking beauty, radiant red hair, and impassioned portrayals of spirited heroines. Whether she was being rescued from the gallows by Charles L…

  • Maureen O'Hara

    Maureen O'Hara
    av Aubrey Malone

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813142388

    From her first appearances on the stage and screen, Maureen O'Hara (b. 1920) commanded attention with her striking beauty, radiant red hair, and impassioned portrayals of spirited heroines. Whether she was being rescued from the gallows by Charles L…

  • The Narcotic Farm

    The Narcotic Farm
    av Nancy D. Campbell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781949669244

    From 1935 until 1975, just about every junkie busted for dope went to the Narcotic Farm. Equal parts federal prison, treatment center, farm, and research laboratory, the Farm was designed to rehabilitate addicts and help researchers discover a cure…

  • Every Leaf a Mirror

    Every Leaf a Mirror

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813147246

    Jim Wayne Miller (1936--1996) was a prolific writer, a revered teacher and scholar, and a pioneer in the field of Appalachian studies. During his thirty-three-year tenure at Western Kentucky University, he helped build programs in the discipline in…

  • Every Leaf a Mirror

    Every Leaf a Mirror

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813153469

    Jim Wayne Miller (1936--1996) was a prolific writer, a revered teacher and scholar, and a pioneer in the field of Appalachian studies. During his thirty-three-year tenure at Western Kentucky University, he helped build programs in the discipline in…

  • The Redshirt

    The Redshirt
    av Corey Sobel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813180212

    Shortlisted for 2020 Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize Corey Sobel challenges tenacious stereotypes in this compelling debut novel, shedding new light on the hypermasculine world of American football. The Redshirt introduces Miles Furling, a yo…

  • The SA Generals and the Rise of Nazism

    The SA Generals and the Rise of Nazism
    av Bruce Campbell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813190983

    No part of the Nazi movement contributed more to Hitler's success than the Sturmabteilung (SA) -- the notorious Brown Shirts. Bruce Campbell offers the first in-depth study in English of the men who held the three highest ranks in the SA. Organized…

  • Harry Dean Stanton

    Harry Dean Stanton
    av Joseph B. Atkins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813180106

    Harry Dean Stanton (1926-2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get film roles that showcased his laid-back acting style…

  • Soldier in the Sinai

    Soldier in the Sinai
    av Emanuel Sakal

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813150802

    In surprise attacks on Israel in October 1973, Egyptian and Syrian forces crossed ceasefire lines to enter the Israeli-held Sinai Peninsula and Golan Heights, igniting what became known as the Yom Kippur War. In the north, Israel succeeded in blocki…

  • The Politics of Richard Wright

    The Politics of Richard Wright

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813179599

    A pillar of African American literature, Richard Wright is one of the most celebrated and controversial authors in American history. His work championed intellectual freedom amid social and political chaos. Despite the popular and critical success o…

  • The Politics of Richard Wright

    The Politics of Richard Wright

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813175164

    A pillar of African American literature, Richard Wright is one of the most celebrated and controversial authors in American history. His work championed intellectual freedom amid social and political chaos. Despite the popular and critical success o…

  • Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood

    Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood
    av Robert S. Birchard

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813123240

    Cecil B. DeMille was the most successful filmmaker in early Hollywood history. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood is a detailed and definitive chronicle of the screen work that changed the course of film history and a fascinating look at how movies were a…

  • Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood

    Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood
    av Robert S. Birchard

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813180519

    Cecil B. DeMille was the most successful filmmaker in early Hollywood history. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood is a detailed and definitive chronicle of the screen work that changed the course of film history and a fascinating look at how movies were a…

  • Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet

    Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet
    av Jan Wahl

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813136189

    Regarded by many filmmakers and critics as one of the greatest directors in cinema history, Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889--1968) achieved worldwide acclaim after the debut of his masterpiece, The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), which was named the most i…

  • Liberty Brought Us Here

    Liberty Brought Us Here
    av Susan E. Lindsey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813179339

    Between 1820 and 1913, approximately 16,000 black people left the United States to start new lives in Liberia, Africa, in what was at the time the largest out-migration in US history. When Tolbert Major, a former Kentucky slave and single father, wa…

  • Three Kentucky Tragedies

    Three Kentucky Tragedies
    av Richard Taylor

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813109077

    Here are three tragedies from early Kentucky history: the defeat of a small army of Kentuckians by Indians at Blue Licks in 1782, the murder of a slave by two of Thomas Jefferson's nephews in western Kentucky in 1807, and the bizarre Beauchamp-Sharp…

  • Karagiozis

    Karagiozis
    av Linda Myrsiades

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813117959

    Karagiozis -- a form of comic folk drama employing stock puppet figures -- was immensely popular in Greece until recent years, when newer forms of entertainment have virtually eclipsed it. Derived from ancient Byzantine and Greek sources, it takes i…

  • Civil War Recipes

    Civil War Recipes

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813120829

    Godey's Lady's Book, perhaps the most popular magazine for women in nineteenth-century America, had a national circulation of 150,000 during the 1860s. The recipes (spelled ""receipts"") it published were often submitted by women from both the North…

  • The Geopolitics Of Super Power

    The Geopolitics Of Super Power
    av Colin S. Gray

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813101811

    What is Soviet-American competition all about? Is the Soviet Union a security problem that the United States must solve? Or is it an insecurity condition with which the U.S. must learn to live -- and if so, on what terms? What kind of a player is th…

  • Foretaste of Glory

    Foretaste of Glory
    av Jesse Stuart

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813101705

    The citizens of the small town of Blakesburg see the aurora borealis and decide Judgment Day has come in this 1946 best-seller.

  • Women in Kentucky

    Women in Kentucky
    av Helen D. Irvin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813193458

    In more than two hundred years of statehood, most Kentucky women have been invisible to history. Yet from the first settlement, women have been prominent contributors to Kentucky history and culture. Women in Kentucky tells the stories of the ordina…

  • Albert D. Kirwan

    Albert D. Kirwan
    av Frank F. Mathias

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813153230

    The name Albert Kirwan is inextricably bound with the University of Kentucky -- in sports, scholarship, and administration. His skills and interests were so many and varied that his accomplishments in one area could not long satisfy his restless nat…

  • Hal Wallis

    Hal Wallis
    av Bernard F. Dick

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813123172

    Hal Wallis might not be as well known as David O. Selznick or Samuel Goldwyn, but the films he produced -- Casablanca, Jezebel, Now Voyager, The Life of Emile Zola, Becket, True Grit, and many other classics (as well as scores of Elvis movies) -- ha…

  • Moving Mountains

    Moving Mountains
    av Penny loeb

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813124414

    In late 1994, wells in Pie, West Virginia, began to go dry, leaving many residents of the small coal-mining town without potable water. When local housewife Trish Bragg made a few phone calls in an effort to solve this problem, she had no idea that…

  • Lessons in Leadership

    Lessons in Leadership
    av John R. Deane

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813174945

    John R. Deane Jr. (1919--2013) was born with all the advantages a man needs to succeed in a career in the US Army, and he capitalized on his many opportunities in spectacular fashion. The son of one of George C. Marshall's closest assistants, Deane…

  • The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles

    The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles
    av John Jacob Niles

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813109879

    A legend in the folk music community, John Jacob Niles enjoyed a lengthy career as a balladeer, folk collector, and songwriter. Ever close to his Kentucky roots, he spent much of his adulthood searching for the most well-loved songs of the southern…

  • Rückzug

    Rückzug
    av Joachim Ludewig

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813174341

    The Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, marked a critical turning point in the European theater of World War II. The massive landing on France's coast had been meticulously planned for three years, and the Allies anticipated a quick and dec…

  • Rückzug

    Rückzug
    av Joachim Ludewig

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813140797

    The Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, marked a critical turning point in the European theater of World War II. The massive landing on France's coast had been meticulously planned for three years, and the Allies anticipated a quick and dec…

  • The Good People

    The Good People

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813109398

    Whether called "the good people," "the little people," or simply "them," fairies are familiar from their appearances in Shakespeare's plays, Disney's films, and points in between. In many cultures, however, fairies are not just the stuff of distant…

  • Gateway to Equality

    Gateway to Equality
    av Keona K. Ervin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813177540

    Like most of the nation during the 1930s, St. Louis, Missouri, was caught in the stifling grip of the Great Depression. For the next thirty years, the "Gateway City" continued to experience significant urban decline as its population swelled and the…

  • Gateway to Equality

    Gateway to Equality
    av Keona K. Ervin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813168838

    Like most of the nation during the 1930s, St. Louis, Missouri, was caught in the stifling grip of the Great Depression. For the next thirty years, the "Gateway City" continued to experience significant urban decline as its population swelled and the…

  • A Kentucky Album

    A Kentucky Album

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813115634

    Sulky races at the Mercer County Fair, church suppers, sorghum making, shooting marbles in the school yard, housing tobacco, loafing at the courthouse -- here are 129 beautifully reproduced images of who we were as Kentuckians not so long ago -- dur…

  • The Art and Imagination of Langston Hughes

    The Art and Imagination of Langston Hughes
    av R. Baxter Miller

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813191522

    Langston Hughes was one of the most important American writers of his generation, and one of the most versatile, producing poetry, fiction, drama, and autobiography. In this innovative study, R. Baxter Miller explores Hughes's life and art to enlarg…

  • Virginia at War, 1863

    Virginia at War, 1863

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813125107

    The fascinating third book in the Virginia at War series focuses on the Virginia experience at mid-conflict. The collection provides a comprehensive overview of the conflict's impact on children, religion, and newly freed slaves. Also included are e…

  • Historic Maps of Kentucky

    Historic Maps of Kentucky
    av Thomas D. Clark

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813156019

    Maps published frorn the third quarter of the eighteenth century through the Civil War reflect in colorful detail the emergence of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the unfolding art of American cartography. Ten maps, selected and annotated by the mo…

  • Old Burnside

    Old Burnside
    av Harriette Simpson Arnow

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813108605

    In the early years of this century, Burnside, Kentucky, was a bustling community perched on and above the floodplain formed by the Cumberland River and the South Fork. It was a center for shipping by rail and steamboat packet, and its lumber mills s…

  • Out of the Inkwell

    Out of the Inkwell
    av Richard Fleischer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813134642

    Max Fleischer (1883--1972) was for years considered Walt Disney's only real rival in the world of cartoon animation. The man behind the creation of such legendary characters as Betty Boop and the animation of Popeye the Sailor and Superman, Fleische…

  • Out of the Inkwell

    Out of the Inkwell
    av Richard Fleischer

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813123554

    Max Fleischer (1883--1972) was for years considered Walt Disney's only real rival in the world of cartoon animation. The man behind the creation of such legendary characters as Betty Boop and the animation of Popeye the Sailor and Superman, Fleische…

  • The Love Story in Shakespearean Comedy

    The Love Story in Shakespearean Comedy
    av Anthony J. Lewis

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813117867

    In this fascinating study, Anthony J. Lewis argues that it is the hero himself, rejecting a woman he apprehends as a threat, who is love's own worst enemy. Drawing upon classical and Renaissance drama, iconography, and a wide range of traditional an…

  • The Soil and Health

    The Soil and Health
    av Albert Howard

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813191713

    With a New Introduction by Wendell Berry The Soil and Health was published in 1945, just before agricultural corporations surged to global proportions. Sir Albert Howard's work is a major inspiration to the growing organic and sustainable farming mo…

  • American Women Writing Fiction

    American Women Writing Fiction

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813101828

    American literature is no longer the refuge of the solitary hero. Like the society it mirrors, it is now a far richer, many-faceted explication of a complicated and diverse society -- racially, culturally, and ethnically interwoven and at the same t…

  • Learning Native Wisdom

    Learning Native Wisdom
    av Gary Holthaus

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813141084

    Many native North American cultures have origins that predate Confucius, who lived five hundred years before the birth of Christ. For generations the people of these traditions have thrived under conditions that many view as harsh if not hostile. Th…

  • Homer Simpson Ponders Politics

    Homer Simpson Ponders Politics

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813141473

    It is often said that the poet Homer "educated" ancient Greece. Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale have assembled a team of notable scholars who argue, quite persuasively, that Homer Simpson and his ilk are educating America and offering insights int…

  • Ann Dvorak

    Ann Dvorak
    av Christina Rice

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813144269

    Possessing a unique beauty and refined acting skills, Ann Dvorak (1911--1979) found success in Hollywood at a time when many actors were still struggling to adapt to the era of talkies. Seemingly destined for A-list fame, critics touted her as "Holl…