New Studies of Ukraine

Posted November 30, 2016 11:23 pm by Dr. Adam DeVille

As the flashpoint of the encounter between the Russian Orthodox and Catholic worlds, Ukraine–so the popular impression often runs–very often lives up to its very name of “borderland,” that is, to a place of never-ending conflict. But several new and forthcoming studies challenge this perception from a variety of angles. The first and most wide-ranging of these is a collection edited by Giovanna Brogi Bercoff, Marko Pavlyshyn, and Serhii Plokhy: Ukraine and Europe: Cultural Encounters and Negotiations (University of Toronto Press, 2017), 496pp.About this book the publisher tells us:Ukraine and Europe challenges the popular perception of Ukraine as a country torn

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