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Ukraine

An Illustrated History

Ukraine is Europe’s second-largest state. Roughly the size of Germany and Great Britain or the states of Arizona and New Mexico combined, it shares borders with seven countries and in 2001 had a population of more than 48 million. This lavishly illustrated volume provides a concise and easy-to-read historical survey of the country from earliest times to the present. Each of the book’s forty-six chapters is framed by a historical map, which graphically depicts the key elements of the chronological period or theme addressed within. In addition, over 300 historic photographs, line drawings, portraits, and reproductions of books and works of art bring the rich past of Ukraine to life.

Rather than limiting his study to an examination of the country’s numerically largest population – ethnic Ukrainians – acclaimed scholar Paul Robert Magocsi emphasizes the multicultural nature of Ukraine throughout its history. While ethnic Ukrainians figure prominently, Magocsi also deals with all the other peoples who live or who have lived within the borders of present-day Ukraine: Russians, Poles, Jews, Crimean Tatars, Germans (including Mennonites), and Greeks, among others. This book is an indispensable resource for European area and Slavic studies specialists and is sure to appeal to people interested in having easy access to information about political, economic, and cultural developments in Ukraine.

About the Author

Paul Robert Magocsi holds the chair of Ukrainian studies at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Historical Atlas of Central Europe and A History of Ukraine.

Reviews

"Robert Magocsi has remarkably succeeded in producing in one volume a well-written and interestingly illustrated volume of the history of Ukraine."—Russian Review

"Essential reading for anyone interested in European history and commerce."—The Federal Lawyer

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