Valuable to scholars, faculty, and students of Slavic Studies, each chapter opens with a brief introduction outlining recent developments as well as important authors and their works. In Russia this has manifested itself in the subversive dismantling of the totalitarian linguistic regime and the foregrounding of previously marginalized subject positions. Both Russian and Ukrainian writers have explored the politics of identity in the post-Soviet period, but while the canon of Russian imperial thought is well known, the tradition of resistance B which in the Ukrainian case can be traced as far back as the meeting of the Russian and Ukrainian polities and cultures of the seventeenth century B is much less familiar. New chapters deal with the Crimean Khanate in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and new research on the pre-historic Trypillians, the Italians of the Crimea and the Black Death, the Karaites, Ottoman and Crimean slavery, Soviet-era ethnic cleansing, and the Orange Revolution is incorporated. This book analyzes how and why Jews decided what being Jewish meant to them after the state dissolved and describes the historical evolution of Jewish identities. Given their protracted economic difficulties, the nuclear and aerospace industries in Russia and Ukraine are tempted to export dual-use technologies that can contribute to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and missile systems.
The key factors are identified by making use of several different sources: scientific papers, interviews with experts from the three countries and the personal experiences of the co-authors living in the countries. If these are actually the beginnings of Ukrainian history, when does Russian history start? A few of these chapters are principally historical, connecting tsarist and Soviet constructions to today's systems and struggles. Mazrui ; metropolitan successor states S. In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Paul Robert Magocsi examines recent developments in the country's history and uses new scholarship in order to expand our conception of the Ukrainian historical narrative. The book opens with a conceptual framework that addresses the key issues of the Ukrainian-Russian relationship.
Countering the recent trend to deny the rich interactions between Russia and Poland, this collection reminds readers that these longstanding, if often difficult, contacts constitute an important and enduring element in the consciousness of the peoples of both countries. Following the breakup of the Soviet Union, national identities had to be reconstructed or re-created. In addition, Russia's recent opening and demonstrated support of the United States is too valuable to the world to be sacrificed to a new variant of the containment strategy. In Ukraine and Russia, Serhii Plokhy discusses many questions fundamental to the formation of modern Russian and Ukrainian historical identity. This is followed by a discussion of how the 'Russian question' influences Ukraine's internal developments political, social, and economic as well as its behavior in the international arena.
Such a conflict would have inevitably drawn in Russia and Turkey. The documents are grouped within 10 chapters. This is far from a finished process. It serves as an important addition to existing economic market models and will draw attention to the political process driving the transition. Material is arranged in chapters by broad subject categories e.
The documents are grouped within 10 chapters. Many think Jews can believe in Christianity and do not condemn marrying non-Jews. However, the history of Kyiv and that of the Scythians of the Northern Black Sea region have also been claimed by Ukrainian historians, and are now regarded as integral parts of the history of Ukraine. Evidence from Herodotus for the areas west of the Urals was several cultures, e. This book will be of interest to students and specialists in Russian, Ukrainian and women's studies, as well as to historians, political scientists, sociologists and economists.
However, the history of Kyiv and that of the Scythians of the Northern Black Sea region have also been claimed by Ukrainian historians, and are now regarded as integral parts of the history of Ukraine. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Magocsi has also thoroughly updated the many maps that appear throughout. This information is helpful to both experts in economics as well as foresters in the field as it gives them an understanding of the complexity of building up a market economy by transition. Category: History Author : Bohdan S. Secondly, it explains why inter-ethnic violence was averted in Ukraine despite Crimea possessing many of the ingredients that existed for Ukraine to follow in the footsteps of inter-ethnic strife in its former Soviet neighbourhood in Moldova Trans-Dniestr , Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh , Georgia Abkhazia, South Ossetia , and Russia Chechnya.
Abstract: Stands out for its detailed reconstruction of unfolding events, particularly those involving Crimea. Maintaining his depiction of the multicultural reality of past and present Ukraine, Magocsi has added new information on Ukraine's peoples and discusses Ukraine's diasporas. Generations of historians referred to Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, as the starting point of the Muscovite dynasty, the Russian state, and, ultimately, the Russian nation. The daunting task of understanding the forces now in motion in Eurasia requires historical, comparative, interdisciplinary insights. This timely study provides a clear analysis of both the domestic and foreign policies and security issues confronting RussiaOs largest and most important neighbor during its first decade as an independent state.
Most of my answer is taken from links to relevant section. Plokhy shows how history has been constructed, used, and misused in order to justify the existence of imperial and modern national projects, and how those projects have influenced the interpretation of history in Russia and Ukraine. The concluding chapters focus specifically on Crimea, a microcosm of the Ukrainian-Russian relationship. In this book, leading western specialists and Russian and Ukrainian feminists examine how gender has shaped Russian and Ukrainian history from the twelfth century to the present. In Mapping Postcommunist Cultures Chernetsky argues that Russia and Ukraine exemplify the principal paradigms of post-Soviet cultural development.
Whether Poland adopted a hostile or a friendly stance toward Russia, the intense responses of Russian thinkers, writers, and political leaders to Poland and to Polish culture shaped Russians' idea of themselves and their place in the world. Basing his argument on a wealth of primary source material, the author argues that the success of both UkraineOs and RussiaOs nation- and state-building projects will be largely determined by the normalization of their historically conditioned relationship. Indeed, success or failure will profoundly influence the direction of regional and European foreign policy and security. Indeed, success or failure will profoundly influence the direction of regional and European foreign policy and security. The book attempts to strengthen selected trends in the forest sector in each country so that they may gradually achieve sustainability and create a market economy.