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Our Kentucky : a study of the Bluegrass state, edited by James K. Klotter

Label
Our Kentucky : a study of the Bluegrass state
Title
Our Kentucky
Title remainder
a study of the Bluegrass state
Statement of responsibility
edited by James K. Klotter
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Dewey number
976.9
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Klotter, James C
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  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Our Kentucky : a study of the Bluegrass state, edited by James K. Klotter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Famous Kentuckians
  • Originally published in 1992 in conjunction with Kentucky's bicentennial observations and designed for use in the high school classroom, Our Kentucky remains one of the most concise, well-written introductions to the Bluegrass State. While the focus is on history, specialists in other fields contribute chapters that provide a comprehensive description of Kentucky's people and their past, present, and future. This expanded edition brings the scholarship up to date, ensuring the book's continued availability for students and general readers. State historian James C. Klotter, together with a teac
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. Geography; Climate; Waterways; Place Names; Cities; Regions; Jackson Purchase; Pennyroyal; Western Coal Field; Bluegrass; Mountains; Summary; 2. The Ancient Past; Perceptions of Prehistory; Culture History; The Paleoindian Period; The Archaic Period; The Woodland Period; The Late Prehistoric Period; Summary; 3. Government and Politics; Kentucky's Constitution; Major Decision-Makers; The Legislature; The Governor; The Judicial Branch; Citizen Involvement in Decision-Making; Political Parties and Elections; Voting; Summary
  • 4. The People and Their Leisure Time5. The Antebellum Era, 1775-1860; The Movement to Statehood; Early Kentucky Politics, 1792-1816; The Old Court-New Court Struggle; Voting The Whig Dominance; The Uncertain Last Prewar Decade, 1850-1860; Summary; 6. Religion; The Frontier Beckons; The Great Revival; Into the Civil War Era; The Gilded Age and a New Century; A Nuclear and Ecumenical Era; Religion Today; Summary; 7. Slavery and Antislavery; Slave Life in Kentucky; Antislavery Effects; The Civil War and Slavery's End; Summary; 8. Race Relations after 1865; The First Decade of Freedom
  • A Segregated SocietyTearing Down Segregation, Building Equality; Summary; 9. At War, 1776-1991; The Frontier Era; The War of 1812; The Mexican-American War; The Civil War; The Spanish-American War; World War I; World War II; The Korean War and the Vietnam War; The Gulf War; The Balkans, a Different Kindof War; Summary; 10. Violence; Honor and the System of Justice; Assassinations; Lynchings and Other Acts of Racial Violence; Feuds; Tobacco Wars; Coal Conflicts; Summary; 11. Economics; The Economic Diversity WithinKentucky's Borders; Economic Regions in Kentucky
  • Eight Economic Regions in KentuckyKentucky from a National Perspective; 12. Women's Quest for Reform; Early Struggles for Women's Rights; The Clay Women; The Breckinridge Affair; Late Nineteenth-CenturyStatutory Reforms; The Ballot; Women and Urban Reform; Women and Rural Reform; Recent Reforms; Summary; 13. From War's End to the Great Depression, 1865-1930; Postwar Readjustment; Railroad Rivalry; Democratic Party Factions; Presidential Politics; Problems of the Late Nineteenth Century; A New Constitution; The Goebel Assassination; The New Century; Three Progressive Governors
  • The Gambling IssueToward the Great Depression; Summary; 14. Literature; Literature; Literary Resources; Early Writers; The Civil War Period; Local Color; Turn-of-the-Century Writers; A Kentucky Renaissance; Robert Penn Warren, a Literary Giant; Other Recent Writers; Summary; 15. Performing Arts; The Beethoven of America; Music Education in Pioneer Kentucky; Music Publishing in the Nineteenth Century; Shaker Music and Dance; From Magic Shows to Professional Theater; Theaters and Performing Arts Centers; Jazz Then and Now; Folk Music; Country Music; Bluegrass Music; Performing Arts Groups
Control code
ocn900344624
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
File format
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813156668
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
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Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344624
Label
Our Kentucky : a study of the Bluegrass state, edited by James K. Klotter
Publication
Note
  • Famous Kentuckians
  • Originally published in 1992 in conjunction with Kentucky's bicentennial observations and designed for use in the high school classroom, Our Kentucky remains one of the most concise, well-written introductions to the Bluegrass State. While the focus is on history, specialists in other fields contribute chapters that provide a comprehensive description of Kentucky's people and their past, present, and future. This expanded edition brings the scholarship up to date, ensuring the book's continued availability for students and general readers. State historian James C. Klotter, together with a teac
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. Geography; Climate; Waterways; Place Names; Cities; Regions; Jackson Purchase; Pennyroyal; Western Coal Field; Bluegrass; Mountains; Summary; 2. The Ancient Past; Perceptions of Prehistory; Culture History; The Paleoindian Period; The Archaic Period; The Woodland Period; The Late Prehistoric Period; Summary; 3. Government and Politics; Kentucky's Constitution; Major Decision-Makers; The Legislature; The Governor; The Judicial Branch; Citizen Involvement in Decision-Making; Political Parties and Elections; Voting; Summary
  • 4. The People and Their Leisure Time5. The Antebellum Era, 1775-1860; The Movement to Statehood; Early Kentucky Politics, 1792-1816; The Old Court-New Court Struggle; Voting The Whig Dominance; The Uncertain Last Prewar Decade, 1850-1860; Summary; 6. Religion; The Frontier Beckons; The Great Revival; Into the Civil War Era; The Gilded Age and a New Century; A Nuclear and Ecumenical Era; Religion Today; Summary; 7. Slavery and Antislavery; Slave Life in Kentucky; Antislavery Effects; The Civil War and Slavery's End; Summary; 8. Race Relations after 1865; The First Decade of Freedom
  • A Segregated SocietyTearing Down Segregation, Building Equality; Summary; 9. At War, 1776-1991; The Frontier Era; The War of 1812; The Mexican-American War; The Civil War; The Spanish-American War; World War I; World War II; The Korean War and the Vietnam War; The Gulf War; The Balkans, a Different Kindof War; Summary; 10. Violence; Honor and the System of Justice; Assassinations; Lynchings and Other Acts of Racial Violence; Feuds; Tobacco Wars; Coal Conflicts; Summary; 11. Economics; The Economic Diversity WithinKentucky's Borders; Economic Regions in Kentucky
  • Eight Economic Regions in KentuckyKentucky from a National Perspective; 12. Women's Quest for Reform; Early Struggles for Women's Rights; The Clay Women; The Breckinridge Affair; Late Nineteenth-CenturyStatutory Reforms; The Ballot; Women and Urban Reform; Women and Rural Reform; Recent Reforms; Summary; 13. From War's End to the Great Depression, 1865-1930; Postwar Readjustment; Railroad Rivalry; Democratic Party Factions; Presidential Politics; Problems of the Late Nineteenth Century; A New Constitution; The Goebel Assassination; The New Century; Three Progressive Governors
  • The Gambling IssueToward the Great Depression; Summary; 14. Literature; Literature; Literary Resources; Early Writers; The Civil War Period; Local Color; Turn-of-the-Century Writers; A Kentucky Renaissance; Robert Penn Warren, a Literary Giant; Other Recent Writers; Summary; 15. Performing Arts; The Beethoven of America; Music Education in Pioneer Kentucky; Music Publishing in the Nineteenth Century; Shaker Music and Dance; From Magic Shows to Professional Theater; Theaters and Performing Arts Centers; Jazz Then and Now; Folk Music; Country Music; Bluegrass Music; Performing Arts Groups
Control code
ocn900344624
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813156668
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344624

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