By Adriana Helbig
Ukraine's tumultuous heritage has left it status on risky floor, wrought with the devastation of the 20 th century's wars, famines, and different struggles. at the present time, existence in Ukraine is relocating ahead, stepping out of the shadows of Communism and right into a smooth, city, and multicultural gentle, ultimately gaining for itself a feeling of nationwide id. Now a cultural hotspot that serves as a crossroads among Europe and Asia, Ukraine's traditions of the day before today are evolving into trendy lifestyle and customs. highschool and undergraduate scholars could have the chance to delve into Ukraine's glossy society via taking a look at its non secular practices, language conflicts, gender matters, schooling rules, and media censorship struggles, in addition to its food, vacations, literature, track, and acting arts. an intensive and distinct research of this younger kingdom, Culture and Customs of Ukraine is an absolute must-have for prime tuition, public, and undergraduate library bookshelves.
Coverage comprises old history, religions, language, gender, schooling, customs, vacation trips, and food, media, literature, tune, and Ukranian theatre and cinema within the twentieth century.
A chronology, images, and bibliography together with print and nonprint assets complement this work.
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Many an epic poem, short story, and legend evokes the image of the freedom-fighting and authority-defying Cossack standing in defense of the Ukrainian way of life and identity. Ivan Franko’s short story “Khmelnytsky and the Soothsayer” conveys an imagined episode from the life of one of the greatest hetman leaders of the Cossacks, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, and his role in liberating Ukraine from a hostile power—Poland—and establishing a Cossack Hetman state, the Hetmanate. Centuries of unfulfilled Ukrainian yearning for self-determination left their mark on Ukrainian consciousness as much as the Cossack accomplishments.
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