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Beau Monde on Empires Edge: State and Stage in Soviet Ukraine
Beau Monde on Empire’s Edge: State and Stage in Soviet Ukraine
By Mayhill C. Fowler

In Beau Monde on Empire’s Edge, Mayhill C. Fowler tells the story of the rise and fall of a group of men who created culture both Soviet and Ukrainian.

Published May 2017
Brothers or Enemies: The Ukrainian National Movement and Russia from the 1840s to the 1870s
Brothers or Enemies: The Ukrainian National Movement and Russia from the 1840s to the 1870s
By Johannes Remy

In Brothers and Enemies, Johannes Remy reveals that the roots of Ukrainian independence were planted fifty years earlier. Remy contextualizes the Ukrainian national movement against the backdrop of the Russian Empire and its policy of oppression in the mid-nineteenth-century.

Published Nov 2016
Writing the Yugoslav Wars: Literature, Postmodernism, and the Ethics of Representation
Writing the Yugoslav Wars: Literature, Postmodernism, and the Ethics of Representation
By Dragana Obradović

In Writing the Yugoslav Wars, Dragana Obradović analyses how the Yugoslav wars of secession helped shape the region’s literary culture. Obradović argues that the crisis of the country’s disintegration posed an ethical challenge to self-identified postmodernists.

Published Nov 2016
Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence
Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence
By Paul Robert Magocsi and Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

The story of Jews and Ukrainians is presented in an impartial manner through twelve thematic chapters. Among the themes discussed are geography, history, economic life, traditional culture, religion, language and publications, literature and theater, architecture and art, music, the diaspora, and contemporary Ukraine.

Published Oct 2016
Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora
Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora
By Nándor Dreisziger

In Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora, Nándor Dreisziger tells the story of Christianity in Hungary and the Hungarian diaspora from its earliest years until the present.

Published Apr 2016
Unbound: Ukrainian Canadians Writing Home
Unbound: Ukrainian Canadians Writing Home
Edited by Lisa Grekul and Lindy Ledohowski

Unbound is a book that should be on the shelves of Canadian literature fans and those interested in the study of ethnic, postcolonial, and diasporic literature.

Published Mar 2016
Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954
Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954
By George O. Liber

Liber’s book will transform our understanding of the entangled histories of Ukraine, the USSR, Germany, and East Central Europe in the twentieth century.

Published Mar 2016
Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe: Letters and Papers of Johann Cornies, Volume I: 1812-1835
Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe: Letters and Papers of Johann Cornies, Volume I: 1812-1835
Translated by Ingrid I. Epp
Edited by Harvey L. Dyck, Ingrid I. Epp, and John R. Staples

Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe documents the Mennonite experience in the southern Ukraine through the papers of Johann Cornies (1789–1848), an ambitious and energetic leader of the Mennonite colony of Molochna.

Published Dec 2015
Reclaiming the Personal: Oral History in Post-Socialist Europe
Reclaiming the Personal: Oral History in Post-Socialist Europe
Edited by Natalia Khanenko-Friesen and Gelinada Grinchenko

Reclaiming the Personal underscores the political implications of oral history research in post-socialist Europe and highlights how oral history research in the region differs from that being conducted elsewhere.

Published Nov 2015
Madness and the Mad in Russian Culture
Madness and the Mad in Russian Culture
Edited by Angela Brintlinger and Ilya Vinitsky

Editors Angela Brintlinger and Ilya Vinitsky have brought together essays that cover over 250 years and address a wide variety of ideas related to madness

Published Oct 2015