Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers

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University Press of Kentucky - History
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" The Korean War in World History features the accomplishments of noted scholars over the last decade and lays the groundwork for the next generation of scholarship. These essays present the latest thinking on the Korean War, focusing on the relationship of one country to the war. William StueckÕs introduction and conclusion link each essay to the rich historiography of the event and suggest the warÕs place within the history of the twentieth century. The Korean War had two very different faces. On one level the conflict was local, growing out of the internal conditions of Korea and fought almost entirely within the confines of a small Asian country located far from Europe. The fighting pitted Korean against Korean in a struggle to determine the balance of political power within the country. Yet the war had a huge impact on the international politics of the Cold War. Combat threatened to extend well beyond the peninsula, potentially igniting another global conflagration and leaving in its wake a much escalated arms race between the Western and Eastern blocs. The dynamics of that division remain today, threatening international peace and security in the twenty-first century. Contributors: Lloyd Gardner, Chen Jian, Allan R. Millett, Michael Schaller, and Kathryn Weathersby

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BLOODROOT: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A broad sampling of deeply impressive writings—essays, memoirs, poetry, letters, stories—by women from the Southern Highlands, edited by Dyer (In a Tangled Wood, not reviewed). If the word ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maggie_Foote - LibraryThing

I love this book. The voices of these women echo my own voice; they are simply more articulate than I. From Sharyn McCrumb to Wilma Dykeman to George Ella Lyon, I eat and drink their words, their thoughts, their passons. Read full review


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Marilou Awiakta Sound
Kathryn Stripling Byer Deep Water
Jo Carson Good Questions
Lou VP Crabtree Paradise in Price Hollow
Wilma Dykeman The Past Is Never Dead Its
Denise Giardina No Scapin the Booger Man

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