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The Frontline

Essays on Ukraine’s Past and Present

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$64.00 • £55.95 • €58.95

ISBN 9780674268821

Publication Date: 11/02/2021


420 pages

6 x 9 inches

5 color photos, 9 color maps

Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute > Harvard Series in Ukrainian Studies


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Exceptionally illuminating for the current moment… What emerges from some of these essays…is a powerful sense that Putin’s wantonly destructive delusions and machinations have had the unintended effect of helping to consolidate Ukraine as the unified and distinctive nation whose existence he flatly denies.—Larry Wolff, Times Literary Supplement

This collection is an excellent overview of some of the historical undercurrents which diffused the Ukrainian narrative—from west to east—across Ukraine’s Russified central and southeast oblasts over the past twenty years. Most importantly, these essays shed light on why the overwhelming majority of Ukraine’s citizens adopted this narrative and why they still defiantly resist returning to Russia’s colonial orbit.—George O. Liber, Russian Review

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