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This book is the most acute, informed, and up-to-date account available today of Ukraine and its people. Andrew Wilson brings his classic work up to the present, through the Orange Revolution and its aftermath, including the 2006 election, the ensuing crisis of 2007, the Ukrainian response to the Russian invasion of Georgia in 2008, the economic crisis in Ukraine, and the 2009 gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine. It looks forward to the key election in 2010, which will revisit many of the issues that were thought settled in 2004.

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and#147;Marvelous. . . . A perfect introduction to a fascinating culture: strongly recommended.and#8221; and#151;Library Journal

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and#147;[A] sweeping introductory examination of Ukrainian identity and history. . . . An exceptional history, the kind that supplies not pat answers but food for thought within a lush context of documented and mythological past.and#8221;and#151;Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Andrew Wilson is reader in Ukrainian studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300154764
Author:
Wilson, Andrew
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Europe - Former Soviet Republics
Subject:
Ukraine Politics and government 1991-
Subject:
Nationalism -- Ukraine.
Subject:
Russia-Post Soviet Republics
Subject:
Former Soviet republics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
52 b/w illus.
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 1.1 lb

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