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Also published as a special issue of the Journal of Ukrainian Studies, Vol. 29, Nos. 1-2, Synopsis features essays by twenty-two 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 examine topics from the Middle Ages to to the Soviet period. Especially well represented in the volume are studies in historiography, the early modern period, and Ukrainian-Russian relations.
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.
Table of Contents
- Tabula Gratulatoria
- Frank E. Sysyn and Serhii Plokhy Introduction
- Volodymyr Kravchenko Zenon E. Kohut: Selected Pages of an Intellectual Biography
- Olga Andriewsky The Making of the Generation of 1917: Towards a Collective Biography
- Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak Not Quite Martin Guerre: Notes on People’s Politics in the Russian Empire at the End of the Nineteenth Century
- Paul Bushkovitch Russian Boyars and the Ukrainian Hetmanate
- Teresa Chynczewska-Hennel Nuncio Mario Filonardi and the Orthodox Church in His “Relatio Finale”
- Patricia Kennedy Grimsted The Fate of the Kyiv Archive of Early Acts in World War II: A Triple Tragedy of Destruction, Plunder, and Propaganda
- Mark von Hagen “I Love Russia, and/but I Want Ukraine,” or How a Russian General Became Hetman of the Ukrainian State, 1917–1918
- John-Paul Himka Episodes in the Historiography of the Ukrainian Icon
- Yaroslav Hrytsak Franko’s Boryslav Cycle: An Intellectual History
- Наталя Яковенко Кого топчуть коні звитяжного Корибута (до загадки києво-могилянського панегірика 1648 р. “Maiores Wiszniewiecciorum”)
- Iaroslav Isaievych On the Titulature of Rulers in Eastern Europe
- Andreas Kappeler Ukrainian Historical Studies in the German-Speaking Lands
- Bohdan Klid The Origins of Statist Historiography in the Context of Political, Ideological, Cultural and Generational Change
- Володимир Кравченко “Історія русів” у сучасних інтерпретаціях
- David R. Marples Stalin’s Emergent Crime: Popular and Academic Debates on the Ukrainian Famine of 1932–33
- о. Юрій Мицик Дрижипільська битва 1655 р. на сторінках “Віршованої хроніки”
- Orest Pelech The History of the St. Cyril and Methodius Brotherhood Reexamined
- Serhii Plokhy Bourgeois Revolution or Peasant War? Early Soviet Debates on the History of the Khmelnytsky Uprising
- Alfred Rieber The Debate over the Southern Line: Economic Integration or National Security?
- David B. Saunders Russia’s Nationality Policy: The Case of Ukraine (1847–1941)
- Frances Swyripa Gender Relations, Peasant Priorities, and Moral Values in the Ukrainian Village in Eastern Galicia, 1900–1944
- Frank E. Sysyn The “Nation of Cain”: Poles in Samiilo Velychko’s “Chronicle”
- Oleksiy Tolochko Truth from Forgery: Vasilii Tatishchev and the Origin of the Master Narrative of Russian History
- Taras Kurylo The Bibliography of Zenon E. Kohut
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