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- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 29.95
A seasonal food journey with native Kentuckian Maggie Green, The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook takes home chefs through a year in a Kentucky kitchen with more than 200 recipes. With a focus on the cook's activities in the kitchen, this book guides both aspiring and experienced cooks in the preparation of delicious meals using the delightful variety of foods... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 17.95
Kentucky has a rich culinary tradition with distinctive regional recipes that reflect the unique heritage of the Commonwealth. Ten years after the publication of Kentucky's Best: Fifty Years of Great Recipes, Linda Allison-Lewis's celebrated first collection, the book has become a staple in kitchens state- and nationwide. Now, Allison-Lewis is back... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 19.00
" Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May of 1942, complained that people forgot "the actions of simple soldiers?.I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful everyday life." In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German soldier in World War II, through letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories, Stephen G. Fritz... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 26.00
Mark F. Sohn's classic book, Mountain Country Cooking, was a James Beard Award nominee in 1997. In Appalachian Home Cooking, Sohn expands and improves upon his earlier work by using his extensive knowledge of cooking to uncover the romantic secrets of Appalachian food, both within and beyond the kitchen. The foods of Appalachia are the medium for... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 39.95
Charming and classically handsome, John Gilbert (1897--1936) was among the world's most recognizable actors during the silent era. He was a wild, swashbuckling figure on screen and off, and accounts of his life have focused on his high-profile romances with Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich, his legendary conflicts with Louis B. Mayer, his four tumultuous... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 22.00
"When Floyd Collins became trapped in a cave in southern Kentucky in early 1925, the sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt generated America's first true media spectacle, making Collins's story one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins's situation... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 30.00
Vincent Carretta has assembled the most comprehensive anthology ever published of writings by eighteenth-century people of African descent, capturing the surprisingly diverse experiences of blacks on both sides of the Atlantic--America, Britain, the West Indies, and Africa--between 1760 and 1798. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 19.95
Kentucky Bourbon: The Early Years of Whiskeymaking tells the story of bourbon's evolution, debunking many popular myths along the way. Back in print for the first time in twenty five years, Kentucky Bourbon looks at a variety of subjects from the role of alcohol in colonial America and in the lives of frontiersmen to the importance of the Kentucky... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 5.95
" This is an account of a Native American family in central Kentucky in the year 1585. Fishes-With-Hands, his wife She-Who-Watches, and their family grind corn, make cooking pots, and build their homes while in their summer village. In autumn, they attend the funeral and mourning feast of Masked-Eyes. Then they move to their winter hunting camp, where... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 35.00
Arthur Penn: American Director is the comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most influential filmmakers. Thematic chapters lucidly convey the story of Penn's life and career, as well as pertinent events in the history of American film, theater, and television. In the process of tracing the full spectrum of his career, Arthur Penn... more...