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On the Shoulders of Grandmothers: Gender, Migration, and Post-Soviet Nation-State Building

By Cinzia D. Solari

2018 | Routledge
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On the Shoulders of Grandmothers, is a global ethnography of Ukrainian transnational migration. Gendered migrant subjectivities are a key site for understanding the production of neoliberal capitalism and Ukrainian nation-state building, a fraught ...

 
 
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A Difficult Neighbourhood: Essays on Russia and East-Central Europe since World War II

By John Besemeres

2016 | Australian National University Press
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Through a series of essays on key events in recent years in Russia, the western ex-republics of the USSR and the countries of the one-time Warsaw Pact, John Besemeres seeks to illuminate the domestic politics of the most important states, as we ...
 
 
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Assisting Reform in Post-Communist Ukraine 2000–2012: The Illusions of Donors and the Disillusion of Beneficiaries

By Duncan Leitch

2016 | ibidem-Verlag; distributed by Columbia University Press
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Foreword by Kataryna Wolczuk.

Duncan Leitch exposes the unexpected consequences of international aid for post-communist transitions. Examining the efforts to reform relations between Kiev and the regions of U ...

 
 
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The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution

By Marci Shore

2017 | Yale University Press
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A vivid and intimate account of the Ukrainian Revolution, the rare moment when the political became the existential

What is worth dying f ...
 
 
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Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe

By Serhii Plokhy

2018 | Basic Books
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From a preeminent historian of Eastern Europe, the definitive history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

On the morning of April 26, 1986, Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion of a reactor at ...

 
 
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Constructing a Political Nation: Changes in the Attitudes of Ukrainians during the War in the Donbas

Edited By Olexiy Haran, Maksym Yakovlyev

2017 | Stylos Publishing
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What effect did Russia’s attack have on Ukrainian society and on public opinion? And how, in turn, did changes in public opinion and in society influence Ukrainian identity and politics? This book, prepared by the School for Policy Analysis, National ...
 
 
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Gender and Choice after Socialism

Edited By Lynne Attwood, Elisabeth Schimpfössl, Marina Yusupova

2018 | Palgrave Macmillan
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The end of socialism in the Soviet Union and its satellite states ushered in a new era of choice. Yet the idea that people are really free to live as they choose turns out to be problematic.  Personal choice is limited by a range of factors suc ...
 
 
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Гендер для всіх: Виклик стереотипам

By Тамара Марценюк

2017 | Heinrich Böll Stiftung
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Книга «Гендер для всіх. Виклик стереотипам» авторства Тамари Марценюк створена у співпраці з Видавництвом «Основи».  У 2015 році на онлайн платформі «Прометеус» було запущено авторський курс Тамар ...

 
 
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Triangular Diplomacy among the United States, the European Union, and the Russian Federation: Responses to the Crisis in Ukraine

Edited By Vicki L. Birchfield, Alasdair R. Young

2018 | Palgrave Macmillan
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This book examines the crisis in Ukraine through the lens of “triangular diplomacy,” which focuses on the multiple interactions among the European Union, the United States and Russia. It is explicitly comparative, considering how the US and EU ...
 
 
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Against Violence

Edited By Larysa Denysenko

2016 | BAITE
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Compiled by Larysa Denysenko, edited by Anna Protsuk.

The collection of short stories Against Violence was put together and published as part of the Hromadske Radio project “Countering Domestic Violence,” implemented with the support of the ...

 
 
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Minority Report: Mennonite Identities in Imperial Russia and Soviet Ukraine Reconsidered, 1789–1945

Edited By Leonard G. Friesen

2018 | University of Toronto Press
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The history of the Black Sea littoral, an area of longstanding interest to Russia, provides important insight into Ukraine as a contemporary state. In Minority Report, Leonard G. Friesen and the volume’s contributors boldly reassess Menno ...

 
 
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My Final Territory: Selected Essays

By Yuri Andrukhovych

2018 | University of Toronto Press
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Translated by Mark Andryczyk and Michael M. Naydan, with one essay translated by Vitaly Chernetsky, edited and with annotations by Michael M. Naydan.

Yuri Andrukhovych is one of Ukraine’s preeminent authors and cultural commentators. In reco ...

 
 
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The Near Abroad: Socialist Eastern Europe and Soviet Patriotism in Ukraine, 1956-1985

By Zbigniew Wojnowski

2017 | University of Toronto Press
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From the Soviet perspective, Eastern Europe was the near abroad – more accessible than the capitalist West, yet also unambiguously foreign. Observing their western neighbours, citizens of the USSR developed new ideas about the role of states, bord ...

 
 
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Twilight of Empire: The Brest-Litovsk Conference and the Remaking of East-Central Europe, 1917–1918

By Borislav Chernev

2017 | University of Toronto Press
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Twilight of Empire is the first book in English to examine the Brest-Litovsk Peace Conference during the later stages of World War I with the use of extensive archival sources. Two separate peace treaties were signed at Brest-Litovsk – th ...

 
 
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Ukraine and Russian Neo-Imperialism: The Divergent Break

By Ostap Kushnir

2018 | Rowman & Littlefield
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 This book first proves that the rationale behind Russia’s aggressive actions in its neighborhood resides in its goal of achieving certain ...
 
 
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Perogies and Politics: Canada's Ukrainian Left, 1891-1991

By Rhonda L. Hinther

2018 | University of Toronto Press
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In Perogies and Politics, Rhonda Hinther explores the twentieth-century history of the Ukrainian left in Canada from the standpoint of the women, men, and children who formed and fostered it.

For twentieth-century leftist Ukrainians ...

 
 
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The Political Economy of Independent Ukraine: Slow Starts, False Starts, and a Last Chance?

By Oleh Havrylyshyn

2017 | Palgrave Macmillan
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Marking the 25th anniversary of Ukraine as a sovereign nation, this book traces its economic transformation since 1991. Post-communist transition has been a highlight of recent history, and Ukraine stands out as one of its most interesting and puzzli ...
 
 
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American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream

By Julia L. Mickenberg

2017 | The University of Chicago Press
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If you were an independent, adventurous, liberated American woman in the 1920s or 1930s where might you have sought escape from the constraints and compromises of bourgeois living? Paris and the Left Bank quickly come to mind. But would you hav ...
 
 
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The Great West Ukrainian Prison Massacre of 1941: A Sourcebook

Edited By Ksenya Kiebuzinski, Alexander Motyl

2017 | Amsterdam University Press; distributed by The University of Chicago Press
Copy Available: Yes

(This book contains texts in Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, and German as well.)

After Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941, the Soviet secret police, the NKVD, executed a staggering number of political prisoners in Western Ukraine—somewher ...

 
 
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Олександр Шумський: Життя, доля, невідомі документи

By Юрій Шаповал

2017 | Журнал "Україна модерна" / Видавництво "Українські пропілеї"
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Це перша книжка, присвячена життю, діяльності і трагічній долі Олександра Шумського (1890‒1946). Колишній соціаліст-революціонер, згодом лідер партії «боротьбістів», а потім чл ...

 
 
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Z cienia polskości: Ukraińska proza galicyjska przełomu XIX i XX wieku

By Katarzyna Glinianowicz

2015 | Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
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Książka jest próbą postkolonialnego ujęcia reprezentacji polskości obecnych w ukraińskiej prozie z Galicji końca XIX i początku XX wieku. W polu badawczym znalazła się – jako kontekst i uzupełnienie – również proza z Bukowiny. W interesującym b ...
 
 
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Po Czarnobylu: Miejsce katastrofy w dyskursie współczesnej humanistyki

Edited By Iwona Boruszkowska, Katarzyna Glinianowicz, Aleksandra Grzemska, Paweł Krupa

2017 | Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
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Katastrofa w swoim greckim źródłosłowie zawierała splot trzech znaczeń: biologicznego – jako śmierć, upadek bądź kres ciała; politycznego – jako podbój, ujarzmienie, zagłada armii, ludów czy polis; wreszcie, tekstualnego (teatralnego) – jako ro ...
 
 
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Limits of a Post-Soviet State: How Informality Replaces, Renegotiates, and Reshapes Governance in Contemporary Ukraine

By Abel Polese

2016 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press; distributed by Columbia University Press
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Though informed by case studies conducted in Ukraine, this book transcends its country-specific scope. It explains why informality in governance is not necessarily transitory or temporary but a constant in most political systems. The book discu ...
 
 
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The White Chalk of Days: The Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series Anthology

Edited By Mark Andryczyk

2017 | Academic Studies Press
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The publication of The White Chalk of Days: The Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series Anthology commemorates the tenth year of the Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series. Co-sponsored by the Ukrainian Studies Program ...
 
 
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Joining a Prestigious Club: Cooperation with Europarties and Its Impact on Party Development in Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine 2004–2015

By Maria Shagina

2017 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press; distributed by Columbia University Press
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Brussels's idea of a "wider Europe" implies that Europeanization is not limited to EU member states. The EU can, so it claims, also exert influence beyond its borders. One of the channels of external EU influence is cooperation between Europart ...
 
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