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Children of Rusʹ : right-bank Ukraine and the invention of a Russian nation

Author: Faith Hillis
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013.
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In Children of Rus', Faith Hillis recovers an all but forgotten chapter in the history of the tsarist empire and its southwestern borderlands. The right bank, or west side, of the Dnieper River--which today is located at the heart of the independent state of Ukraine--was one of the Russian empire's last territorial acquisitions, annexed only in the late eighteenth century. Yet over the course of the long nineteenth  Read more...
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Hillis, Faith.
Children of Rus'.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013008819
(OCoLC)829446189
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Faith Hillis
ISBN: 0801469260 9780801469268
OCLC Number: 865565851
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine 2014 Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The Little Russian idea and the invention of a Rusʹ nation --
The Little Russian idea in the 1860s --
The Little Russian idea and the imagination of Russian and Ukrainian nations --
Nationalizing urban politics --
Concepts of liberation --
Electoral politics and regional governance --
Nationalizing the empire --
The limits of the Russian nationalist vision.
Responsibility: Faith Hillis.
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Faith Hillis recovers an all but forgotten chapter in the history of the tsarist empire and its southwestern borderlands.  Read more...

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