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The Resource The Cossack myth : history and nationhood in the age of empires, Serhii Plokhy

The Cossack myth : history and nationhood in the age of empires, Serhii Plokhy

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The Cossack myth : history and nationhood in the age of empires
Title
The Cossack myth
Title remainder
history and nationhood in the age of empires
Statement of responsibility
Serhii Plokhy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the years following the Napoleonic Wars, a mysterious manuscript began to circulate among the dissatisfied noble elite of the Russian Empire. Entitled The History of the Rus', it became one of the most influential historical texts of the modern era. Attributed to an eighteenth-century Orthodox archbishop, it described the heroic struggles of the Ukrainian Cossacks. Alexander Pushkin read the book as a manifestation of Russian national spirit, but Taras Shevchenko interpreted it as a quest for Ukrainian national liberation, and it would inspire thousands of Ukrainians to fight for the freedom of their homeland. Serhii Plokhy tells the fascinating story of the text's discovery and dissemination, unravelling the mystery of its authorship and tracing its subsequent impact on Russian and Ukrainian historical and literary imagination. In so doing he brilliantly illuminates the relationship between history, myth, empire and nationhood from Napoleonic times to the fall of the Soviet Union
Member of
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plokhy, Serhii
Dewey number
947.7/00491714
Index
index present
LC call number
DK508.46
LC item number
.P55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
New studies in European history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cossacks
  • Cossacks
  • Nationalism
  • Imperialism
  • Ukraine
  • Ukraine
  • Ukraine
  • Russia
Label
The Cossack myth : history and nationhood in the age of empires, Serhii Plokhy
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The Mystery -- A call for freedom -- The Cossack annals -- The birth of the myth -- Part II. On a Cold Trail -- A noble heart -- The Cossack prince -- The Kyiv manuscript -- Part III. Pieces of a Puzzle -- A matter of time -- Uncovering the motive -- How did he do it? -- The Cossack treasure -- Part IV. Unusual Suspects -- People and places -- The Cossack aristocrats -- The liberated gentry -- A history teacher -- Part V.A family circle -- A missing name -- A son-in-law -- The rivals -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Cossack family networks
Control code
CR9781139135399
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 386 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139135399
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The Cossack myth : history and nationhood in the age of empires, Serhii Plokhy
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The Mystery -- A call for freedom -- The Cossack annals -- The birth of the myth -- Part II. On a Cold Trail -- A noble heart -- The Cossack prince -- The Kyiv manuscript -- Part III. Pieces of a Puzzle -- A matter of time -- Uncovering the motive -- How did he do it? -- The Cossack treasure -- Part IV. Unusual Suspects -- People and places -- The Cossack aristocrats -- The liberated gentry -- A history teacher -- Part V.A family circle -- A missing name -- A son-in-law -- The rivals -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Cossack family networks
Control code
CR9781139135399
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 386 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139135399
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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