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History of Ukraine-Rus': Volume 8. the Cossack Age, 1626-1650 (Hardcover)

History of Ukraine-Rus': Volume 8. the Cossack Age, 1626-1650 By Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Marta Daria Olynyk (Translator), Frank E. Sysyn (Editor) Cover Image
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Mykhailo Hrushevsky's History of Ukraine-Rus, ' Volume 8: The Cossack Age, 1626-1650 deals with the period when the Cossacks' emergence as a political power and the Khmelnytsky Uprising made Ukraine a focal point in European and Near Eastern affairs. Based on an exhaustive examination of the sources and scholarly literature, Hrushevsky's volume 8 stands as the most comprehensive account of this dramatic period in Ukrainian history. Ukraine's central role in the international politics of the time makes the volume important to specialists and students of East European, Central European, Ottoman, Russian, and Jewish history, as well as to those studying revolution and state building in early modern Europe. For her work in translating volume 8 Marta Daria Olynyk was awarded the 2004 AAUS Translation Prize. This volume was translated by Marta Daria Olynyk and edited by Frank E. Sysyn (editor in chief) with the assistance of Myroslav Yurkevich.

About the Author


Appointed professor of history at Lviv University in 1894, Mykhailo Hrushevsky became a leading figure in the scholarly and cultural community of Western Ukraine. In 1918 in Kyiv, he became head of the government of the independent Ukrainian state. From 1924 to 1931, he organized historical studies at the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. An extraordinarily prolific writer, he produced some 2,000 scholarly works. Frank E. Sysyn is Director of the Peter Jacyk Centre for Ukrainian Historical Research at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies and Editor-in-Chief of the Hrushevsky Translation Project. He is a co-editor of Culture, Nation and Identity: The Ukrainian-Russian Encounter, 1600-1945 (2003), the author of Between Poland and Ukraine: The Dilemma of Adam Kysil, 1600-1653 (1985), and Mykhailo Hrushevsky: Historian and National Awakener (2001). Myroslav Yurkevich was senior editor at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies and on the Hrushevsky Translation Project. He was managing editor of several volumes of the English edition of Mykhailo Hrushevsky's History of Ukraine-Rus'.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781895571325
ISBN-10: 1895571324
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Publication Date: January 27th, 2022
Pages: 896
Language: English
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