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The history of Ukraine

Author: Paul Kubicek
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ukraine's struggle for a national identity plagued this former Soviet Union state long before the Cold War shook the world. Its central location between Eastern Europe and Western Asia invited many different cultures to settle the land, ultimately populating a powerful early medieval society known as Kievan Rus. However, readers will learn how Kievan Rus's Golden Age quickly crumbled with decades of Mongol  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kubicek
ISBN: 9780313349201 0313349207
OCLC Number: 229020790
Description: xvi, 199 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Kievan Rus : the foundation of Ukrainian culture --
The Polish-Lithuanian period and the rise of the Cossacks --
Ukraine under the Russian empire --
Western Ukraine under the Habsburg empire --
Revolution and the establishment of Soviet authority --
Ukraine under Soviet rule --
The drive for Ukrainian independence --
Post-Soviet Ukraine, 1991-2004 --
The Orange Revolution and beyond --
Notable people in the history of Ukraine.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: Paul Kubicek.
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Ukraine's struggle for a national identity plagued this former Soviet Union state long before the Cold War shook the world. Its central location between Eastern Europe and Western Asia invited  Read more...

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"[T]his book offers a current, concise, and analytical history of the Ukraine. . . . Kubicek, a professor of political science at Oakland University, takes an interesting, informative look at how Read more...

 
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