James Klotter (#809)
James Klotter, state historian of Kentucky and professor of history at Georgetown College, talks about his latest book, Bluegrass Renaissance: The History and Culture of Central Kentucky, 1792-1852.
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James Klotter was also an associate editor of the Kentucky Encyclopedia and was the executive director of the Kentucky Historical Society for many years. Bluegrass Renaissance, edited by Klotter and Daniel Rowland, is a compilation of essays exploring the politics, art, and culture of the days when Lexington was known as the Athens of the West.
Contributors to the book include University of Kentucky professor Gerald Smith, art historian Estill Curtis Pennington, and award-winning horse racing writer Maryjean Wall.
Learn more: University Press of Kentucky