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The Future of the Past

New Perspectives on Ukrainian History

Edited by Serhii Plokhy

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ISBN 9781932650167

Publication Date: 01/09/2017


  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • 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 Rudnyts’kyi 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 Rus’: 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 Magocsci]
  • Index

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