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Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

by Jon B. Mikolashek foreword by Paul T. Mikolashek

George S. Patton is one of the most controversial, celebrated, and popular military leaders in American history, and his accomplishments and victories have been greatly documented.

Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century

by Peter Lee

A safety pin was all that kept Spectacular Bid from becoming the eleventh Thoroughbred to take the Triple Crown.

Changing the World One Book at a Time

by James W. Parkinson

The education system is in crisis.

Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

by Xiaobing Li

Built upon a solid foundation of sources, memoirs, and interviews, this study sheds new light on China’s efforts in the Vietnam War.

Engineering Corporate Success: A Memoir

by James Hardymon edited by Terry Birdwhistell

From growing up on the banks of the Ohio River during the Great Depression to acquiring executive management roles at large international companies, James Hardymon’s life has been full of twists, turns, hard work, and achievement.

Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture

by John van Willigen

Food is a significant part of our daily lives and can be one of the most telling records of a time and place.

Conversations with Legendary Television Stars: Interviews from the First Fifty Years

by James Bawden and Ron Miller

During television’s first fifty years—long before cable networks, Hulu, Netflix, and the like—families would gather around their television sets nightly to watch entertaining shows such as I Love Lucy, Gunsmoke, M*A*S*H, The Beverly Hillbillies, Fantasy Island, and The Rockford Files.

The Legacy of J. William Fulbright: Policy, Power, and Ideology

edited by Alessandro Brogi, Giles Scott-Smith, and David J. Snyder with contributions by Randall B. Woods, Neal Allen, Frédérick Gagnon, Benjamin Brady, David L. Prentice, Justin Hart, Sam Lebovic, Lonnie Johnson, Molly Bettie, Alice Garner, Diane Kirkby, Hannah Higgin, Carla Konta, and Guanqui Xu

This insightful collection of essays details the political life of one of the most prominent and gifted American statesmen of the twentieth century.

Chromatic Homes: The Design and Coloring Book

by John I. Gilderbloom

This coloring book is like no other on the market.

JFK and de Gaulle: How America and France Failed in Vietnam, 1961-1963

by Sean J. McLaughlin

Despite French President Charles de Gaulle’s persistent efforts to constructively share French experience and use his resources to help engineer an American exit from Vietnam, the Kennedy administration responded to de Gaulle’s peace initiatives with bitter silence and inaction.

For a Voice and the Vote: My Journey with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

by Lisa Anderson Todd

During the summer of 1964, hundreds of American college students descended on Mississippi to help the state’s African American citizens register to vote.

The Social Documentary Photography of Milton Rogovin

edited by Christopher Fulton with contributions by Elizabeth E. Reilly, Cynthia Negrey, Catherine Fosl, Peter S. Fosl, John T. Cumbler, Karen Christopher, Joy Gleason Carew, Thomas B. Byers, and Tracy E. K'Meyer foreword by Michael Frisch

Milton Rogovin (1909–2011) dedicated his photographic career to capturing the humanity of working-class people around the world—coal miners, factory workers, the urban poor, the residents of Appalachia, and other marginalized groups.

A Brief History of Northern Kentucky

by Robert D. Webster foreword by Paul A. Tenkotte

Thousands of years ago, the land that would become Northern Kentucky emerged above sea level when a large portion of the continental plate bulged upward.

Boonesborough Unearthed: Frontier Archaeology at a Revolutionary Fort

by Nancy O'Malley

Throughout the Revolutionary War, Fort Boonesborough was one of the most important and defensively crucial sites on the western frontier.

The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott: The Squire from Haw River

by Julian Pleasants

When W. Kerr Scott (1896–1958) began his campaign for the North Carolina gubernatorial seat in 1948, his opponents derided his candidacy as a farce.