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Kentucky Bluegrass Country
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: R. Gerald Alvey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Kentucky Bluegrass Country by R. Gerald Alvey Horse breeding, the cultures of tobacco and bourbon, the forms of architecture, the codes of the hunt, the traditions of gambling and dueling, convivial celebrations, regional foodways-all of these are ingredients in the folklife of the Inner Bluegrass Region that is the focus
Kentucky's Bluegrass
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Wynelle Deese
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Within these pages are vintage postcards, created between 1900 and 1950, that depict an area known across the country as Kentucky's Bluegrass. From its horse farms to its military forts and river commerce, this seventeen county region exemplifies the spirit and pride of Kentucky, and the images preserved on these
Bluegrass Country
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Lynn M. Stone
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Rourke Publishing Group

Describes Kentucky's Bluegrass Country and the role it plays in the breeding of thoroughbred race horses.
More than Night
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: James Naremore
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-14 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"Film noir" evokes memories of stylish, cynical, black-and-white movies from the 1940s and '50s—melodramas about private eyes, femmes fatales, criminal gangs, and lovers on the run. James Naremore's prize-winning book discusses these pictures, but also shows that the central term is more complex and paradoxical than we realize. It treats
How Kentucky Became Southern
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Maryjean Wall
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-01 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

The conflicts of the Civil War continued long after the conclusion of the war: jockeys and Thoroughbreds took up the fight on the racetrack. A border state with a shifting identity, Kentucky was scorned for its violence and lawlessness and struggled to keep up with competition from horse breeders and