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The future of the past : new perspectives on Ukrainian history

Author: Serhii Plokhy
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : [Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute], [2016]
Series: Harvard papers in Ukrainian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays collected here address these questions, rethinking the meaning of Ukrainian history by venturing outside boundaries established by the national paradigm, and demonstrating how research on the history of Ukraine can benefit from both regional and global perspectives. The Future of the Past shows how the study of Ukraine{u2019}s past enhances our understanding of Europe, Eurasia, and the world--past,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serhii Plokhy
ISBN: 9781932650167 1932650164
OCLC Number: 946906961
Notes: Papers presented at a conference.
Description: x, 506 pages : color maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Quo Vadis Ukrainian History? / Serhii Plokhy --
1. Towards a new narrative --
Teaching Ukraine in a comparative context / Alfred J. Rieber --
A view from the edge: borderland studies and Ukraine, 1991-2013 / Liliya Berezhnaya --
National histories and contemporary historiography: the challenges and risks of writing a new history of Ukraine / Georgiy Kasianov and Oleksii Tolochko --
2. The transnational turn --
Viewing the twentieth century through the prism of Ukraine: reflections on the heuristic potential of Ukrainian history / Andrea Graziosi --
Ukraine, total wars, and the dialectics of integration and fragmentation, 1914-1953 / George O. Liber --
Wartime occupation and peacetime alien rule: "notes and materials" toward a(n) (anti-) (post-) colonial history of Ukraine / Mark von Hagen --
Ukraine and Eurasian history in the twentieth century / Hiroaki Kuromiya --
Remapping the geo-body: transnational dimensions of Stepan Rudnytsʹkyi and his contemporaries / Steven Seegel --
The art of shifting contexts / Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern --
Beyond Ukraine or Little Russia: going global with culture in Ukraine / Mayhill C. Fowler --
3. The return of the region --
Galicia and Ukraine: measuring distance and writing history / Larry Wolff --
Empire, nation, and in-between: Ukrainian historiography / Iryna Vushko --
Children of Rusʹ: nationalist imaginations in Right-Bank Ukraine / Faith Hillis --
History, faith, and regional identity in nineteenth-century Kyiv: Father Petro Lebedyntsev as priest and scholar / Heather Coleman --
Post-Soviet studies of the Cossack elite: the present state of research and future tasks / Zenon E. Kohut --
Mapping the Great Famine / Serhii Plokhy --
4. Representations of the past --
History, memory, and the media / Marta Dyczok --
Fighting Soviet myths: the Ukrainian experience / Volodymyr Kravchenko --
Studying the early modern period and teaching Ukrainian history in Russia / Tatiana Tairova-Yakovleva --
Teaching the history of Ukraine in North America / Paul Robert Magocsi.
Series Title: Harvard papers in Ukrainian studies.
Responsibility: edited by Serhii Plokhy.

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Ukraine is in the midst of the worst international crisis in East-West relations since the Cold War, and history itself has become a battleground in Russia-Ukraine relations. The Future of the Past  Read more...

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