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Also published as a hardcover book, Synopsis: A Collection of Essays in Honour of Zenon E. Kohut, this special issue of the Journal features essays by twenty-one historians of Ukraine from five countries who pay tribute to their friend and colleague, Dr. Zenon E. Kohut. The volume begins with an appraisal of Kohut's career, work, and impact on historical studies by the Kharkiv historian Volodymyr Kravchenko as well as a selected bibliography of Kohut's works. The contributions range from the medieval to the Soviet period. Historiography, the early modern period, and Ukrainian-Russian relations are well-represented in the volume.

When a Festschrift for Dr. Zenon E. Kohut, director of the Canadian Institute of the Ukrainian Studies, was being planned, Synopsis came quickly to mind as a title. Not only is Zenon Kohut currently working on the famous seventeenth-century work and its context, but the Synopsis stands at the onset of modern Ukrainian-Russian relations that have been the major theme of his scholarly oeuvre. From his groundbreaking work Russian Centralism and Ukrainian Autonomy through his numerous essays on forms of identity in early modern Ukraine and Russia to his analysis on historiography, he has chosen large topics and brought to them order and clarity.

This selection of essays on Ukrainian history by leading specialists from Ukraine and the West will be published in Autumn 2005 as a special issue of the Journal of Ukrainian Studies as well as a separate book publication.

In This Issue

Author Page Title
Volodymyr Kravchenko 1 Zenon E. Kohut: Selected Pages of an Intellectual Biography
Olga Andriewsky 19 The Making of the Generation of 1917: Towards a Collective Biography
Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak 39 Not Quite Martin Guerre: Notes on People's Politics in the Russian Empire at the End of the Nineteenth Century
Paul Bushkovitch 47 Russian Boyars and the Ukrainian Hetmanate
Teresa Chynczewska-Hennel 65 Nuncio Mario Filonardi and the Orthodox Church in His “Relatio Finale”
Patricia Kennedy Grimsted 73 The Fate of the Kyiv Archive of Early Acts in World War II: A Triple Tragedy of Destruction, Plunder, and Propaganda
Mark von Hagen 115 “I Love Russia, and/but I Want Ukraine,” or How a Russian General Became Hetman of the Ukrainian State, 1917–1918
John-Paul Himka 149 Episodes in the Historiography of the Ukrainian Icon
Yaroslav Hrytsak 169 Franko’s Boryslav Cycle: An Intellectual History
Natalia Yakovenko 191 Кого топчуть коні звитяжного Корибута (до загадки києво-могилянського панегірика 1648 р. “Maiores Wiszniewiecciorum”)
Iaroslav Isaievych 219 On the Titulature of Rulers in Eastern Europe
Andreas Kappeler 245 Ukrainian Historical Studies in the German-Speaking Lands
Bohdan Klid 265 The Origins of Statist Historiography in the Context of Political, Ideological, Cultural and Generational Change
Volodymyr Kravchenko 275
David R. Marples 295 Stalin’s Emergent Crime: Popular and Academic Debates on the Ukrainian Famine of 1932–33
rev. Yuri Mytsyk 311 Дрижипільська битва 1655 р. на сторінках “Віршованої хроніки”
Orest Pelech 335 The History of the St. Cyril and Methodius Brotherhood Reexamined
Serhii Plokhy 345 Bourgeois Revolution or Peasant War? Early Soviet Debates on the History of the Khmelnytsky Uprising
Alfred Rieber 371 The Debate over the Southern Line: Economic Integration or National Security?
David B. Saunders 399 Russia's Nationality Policy: The Case of Ukraine (1847–1941)
Frances Swyripa 421 Gender Relations, Peasant Priorities, and Moral Values in the Ukrainian Village in Eastern Galicia, 1900–1944
Frank E. Sysyn 443 The “Nation of Cain”: Poles in Samiilo Velychko’s “Chronicle”
Oleksiy Tolochko 457 Truth from Forgery: Vasilii Tatishchev and the Origin of the Master Narrative of Russian History
Taras Kurylo 471 The Bibliography of Zenon E. Kohut

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