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What We Live For, What We Die For: Selected Poems

By Serhiy Zhadan

2019 | Yale University Press
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Translated from the Ukrainian by Virlana Tkacz and Wanda Phipps.

An introduction to an origi ...

 
 
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Ukraine: A Nation on the Borderland

By Karl Schlögel

2018 | Reaktion Books
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Translated by Gerrit Jackson.

The Euromaidan uprising in Kiev, followed by radical regime change, the annexation of the Crimea and the war in Eastern Ukraine, have shattered European security. The Western response to Russian aggression ...

 
 
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"Na Zachód" i "Z dala od Moskwy"? Publicystyka Mykoły Chwylowego lat 1925–1926. Historia--idee--konteksty

By Paweł Krupa

2018 | Towarzystwo Autorów i Wydawców Prac Naukowych Universitas
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„Na Zachód” i „z dala od Moskwy”? to próba historycznoliterackiej rekonstrukcji fragmentu działalności publicystycznej jednego z najgłośniejszych pisarzy ukraińskich lat dwudziestych XX wieku Mykoły Chwylowego (1893–1933).

Przedmiot ...

 
 
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Ukraine's Quest for Identity: Embracing Cultural Hybridity in Literary Imagination, 1991–2011

By Maria G. Rewakowicz

2018 | Lexington Books
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Ukraine's Quest for Identity: Embracing Cultural Hybridity in Literary Imagination, 1991–2011 is the first study that looks at the literary process in post-independence Ukraine comprehensivel ...
 
 
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The Stories Were Not Told: Canada’s First World War Internment Camps

By Sandra Semchuk

2019 | University of Alberta Press
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From 1914 to 1920, thousands of men who had immigrated to Canada from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire were unjustly imprisoned as “enemy aliens,” some with their families. Many communities in Canada where internees ori ...

 
 
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Higher Education in Post-Communist States: Comparative and Sociological Perspectives

Edited By A. Salem, Gary Hazeldine, David Morgan

2018 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press; distributed by Columbia University Press
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To what extent have universities in post-Communist states adopted the practices and habits of their branded and consumer-oriented equivalents in the English-speaking world? While not assuming that university education in those states reflects i ...
 
 
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Ukrainian Epic and Historical Song: Folklore in Context

By Natalie Kononenko

2019 | University of Toronto Press
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Ukrainian epic, or dumy, were first recorded from blind mendicant minstrels in the nineteenth century. Yet they reflect events dating back to as early as the 1300s. Ukrainian Epic and Historical Song ...
 
 
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Sweet Darusya: A Tale Of Two Villages

By Maria Matios

2019 | Spuyten Duyvil
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Translated from Ukrainian by Michael M. Naydan and Olha Tytarenko.

"To my mind Maria Matios’ Sweet Darusya is the best contemporary Ukrainian novel written since Ukrainian Independenc ...

 
 
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Strategic Friends: Canada-Ukraine Relations from Independence to the Euromaidan

By Bohdan S. Kordan

2018 | McGill-Queen's University Press
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Since the end of the Soviet Union, Canada has played a leading role in the international response to Ukraine and to the challenges associated with its transition to independence. As Conservative and Liberal governments alike have sought to adap ...
 
 
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The Orthodox Church in Ukraine: A Century of Separation

By Nicholas E. Denysenko

2018 | Northern Illinois University Press
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The bitter separation of Ukraine’s Orthodox churches is a microcosm of its societal strife. From 1917 onward, church leaders failed to agree on the church’s mission in the twentieth century. The core issues of dispute were establishing independ ...
 
 
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The Euromaidan’s Effect on Civil Society: Why and How Ukrainian Social Capital Increased after the Revolution of Dignity

By Sophie Falsini

2018 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press
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Sophie Falsini presents a fascinating analysis of the current state and future prospects of Ukrainian civil society in light of the 2013–2014 events. Since then, the country has been shaken by both sociopolitical disorders and a deep humanitari ...
 
 
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Building Ukraine from Within: A Sociological, Institutional, and Economic Analysis of a Nation-State in the Making

By Anton Oleinik

2018 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press
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Ukraine drew significant media attention after the 2013–2014 Revolution of Dignity and the subsequent undeclared war waged by Russia. However, the nature of these events and their impact on the social, economic, and political development of thi ...
 
 
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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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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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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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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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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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