Reviews

Author: 
William E. Ellis
Reviewer: 
Blair M. Smith

Smith on Ellis, 'A History of Education in Kentucky'


William E. Ellis. A History of Education in Kentucky. Topics in Kentucky History Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. 546 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2977-8.

Reviewed by Blair M. Smith (University of Dundee School of Humanities)
Published on H-Kentucky (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Randolph Hollingsworth

Author: 
Melissa A. McEuen, Thomas H. Appleton Jr., eds.
Reviewer: 
Blair M. Smith

Smith on McEuen and Appleton Jr., 'Kentucky Women: Their Lives and Times'


Melissa A. McEuen, Thomas H. Appleton Jr., eds. Kentucky Women: Their Lives and Times. Southern Women: Their Lives and Times Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015. 448 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4453-9; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4452-2.

Reviewed by Blair M. Smith (University of Dundee School of Humanities)
Published on H-Kentucky (October, 2015)
Commissioned by Randolph Hollingsworth

Author: 
James A. Ramage, Andrea S. Watkins
Reviewer: 
A. Glenn Crothers

Crothers on Ramage and Watkins, 'Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War'


James A. Ramage, Andrea S. Watkins. Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. 480 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3440-6.

Reviewed by A. Glenn Crothers (University of Louisville / The Filson Historical Society)
Published on H-Kentucky (July, 2013)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Karl Raitz, Nancy O'Malley
Reviewer: 
Blair M. Smith

Smith on Raitz and O'Malley, 'Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road'


Karl Raitz, Nancy O'Malley. Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. ix + 411 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3664-6.

Reviewed by Blair M. Smith (university of dundee school of humanities)
Published on H-Kentucky (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Mary Hamilton
Reviewer: 
John T. Becker

Becker on Hamilton, 'Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths, and Outright Lies'


Mary Hamilton. Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths, and Outright Lies. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. 219 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3600-4.

Reviewed by John T. Becker (Texas Tech University)
Published on H-Kentucky (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Bruce E. Stewart, ed.
Reviewer: 
Matthew Schoenbachler

Schoenbachler on Stewart, 'Blood in the Hills: A History of Violence in Appalachia'


Bruce E. Stewart, ed. Blood in the Hills: A History of Violence in Appalachia. New Directions in Southern History Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. Illustrations. 422 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3427-7.

Reviewed by Matthew Schoenbachler (University of North Alabama)
Published on H-Kentucky (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Stephanie McSpirit, Lynne Faltraco, Conner Bailey, eds.
Reviewer: 
John T. Becker

Becker on McSpirit and Faltraco and Bailey, 'Confronting Ecological Crisis in Appalachia and the South: University and Community Partnerships'


Stephanie McSpirit, Lynne Faltraco, Conner Bailey, eds. Confronting Ecological Crisis in Appalachia and the South: University and Community Partnerships. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. xiii + 269 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3619-6.

Reviewed by John T. Becker (Texas Tech University)
Published on H-Kentucky (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Ted Olson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Becky L. Meadows

Meadows on Olson, 'The Hills Remember: The Complete Short Stories of James Still'


Ted Olson, ed. The Hills Remember: The Complete Short Stories of James Still. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. 406 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3623-3.

Reviewed by Becky L. Meadows (St. Catharine College)
Published on H-Kentucky (March, 2013)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Michael A. Lofaro
Reviewer: 
Andrea S. Watkins

Watkins on Michael A. Lofaro, 'Daniel Boone: An American Life'


Michael A. Lofaro. Daniel Boone: An American Life. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. 248 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-3462-8.

Reviewed by Andrea S. Watkins (Northern Kentucky University)
Published on H-Kentucky (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Neal O. Hammon, ed.
Reviewer: 
Joshua J. Jeffers

Jeffers on Hammon, 'My Father, Daniel Boone: The Draper Interviews with Nathan Boone'


Neal O. Hammon, ed. My Father, Daniel Boone: The Draper Interviews with Nathan Boone. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. xi + 180 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-3465-9; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2103-1.

Reviewed by Joshua J. Jeffers (purdue university)
Published on H-Kentucky (December, 2012)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Lindsey Apple
Reviewer: 
Matthew D. Smith

Smith on Apple, 'The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch'


Lindsey Apple. The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. Illustrations. 364 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3410-9.

Reviewed by Matthew D. Smith (Miami University, Hamilton)
Published on H-Kentucky (August, 2012)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

Author: 
Douglas A. Boyd
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick on Boyd, 'Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community'


Douglas A. Boyd. Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community. Kentucky Remembered: An Oral History Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. 236 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3408-6.

Reviewed by Benjamin Fitzpatrick (Morehead State University)
Published on H-Kentucky (August, 2012)
Commissioned by Richard C. Smoot

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