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A concise history of Kentucky

Author: James C Klotter; Freda C Klotter
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To most people, the word "Kentucky" is likely to inspire thoughts of Derby Day, burley tobacco fields, feuding Appalachian families, coal mines, and Colonel Sanders' famous fried chicken. There is much more, however, to the Bluegrass State's rich but often unexplored history than mint juleps and the Hatfields and McCoys. In A Concise History of Kentucky, authors James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter introduce  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Klotter, James C.
Concise history of Kentucky.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008
(DLC) 2007045571
(OCoLC)180907946
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James C Klotter; Freda C Klotter
ISBN: 9780813129259 0813129257 9780813139234 0813139236 9780813135298 081313529X
OCLC Number: 697175267
Description: 1 online resource (238 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Front cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Map; 1 Frontiers --
Then and Now; 2 Starting a State; 3 Different Kentuckys; 4 The Government of Kentucky; 5 Living in Kentucky; 6 From Statehood to the Civil War; 7 The Civil War and the End of a Century; 8 Working in Kentucky; 9 Words, Music, and More; 10 Kentucky in the Twentieth Century; 11 Going to School; 12 Today and Tomorrow in Kentucky; Appendix One: Kentucky Counties; Appendix Two: Kentucky's Governors; Appendix Three: Kentuckians on the U.S. Supreme Court; Appendix Four: Kentucky Facts; Additional Sources for Research; Index.
Responsibility: James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter.

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Introduces readers to a story that spans 12,000 years of Kentucky lives, from Native Americans to astronauts. This book explores various facets of Kentucky history - geography, culture, education,  Read more...

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