HARVARD SERIES IN UKRAINIAN STUDIES
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The Frontline

Essays on Ukraine’s Past and Present

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$64.00 • £51.95 • €57.50

ISBN 9780674268821

Publication Date: 11/02/2021

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416 pages

6 x 9 inches

10 color photos, 9 color maps

Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute > Harvard Series in Ukrainian Studies

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The Frontline presents a selection of essays drawn together for the first time to form a companion volume to Serhii Plokhy’s The Gates of Europe and Chernobyl. Here he expands upon his analysis in earlier works of key events in Ukrainian history, including Ukraine’s complex relations with Russia and the West, the burden of tragedies such as the Holodomor and World War II, the impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and Ukraine’s contribution to the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Juxtaposing Ukraine’s history to the contemporary politics of memory, this volume provides a multidimensional image of a country that continues to make headlines around the world. Eloquent in style and comprehensive in approach, the essays collected here reveal the roots of the ongoing political, cultural, and military conflict in Ukraine, the largest country in Europe.

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