Paperback Ukraine : A Nation on the Borderland / Karl Schlogel ; translated by Gerrit Jackson.
Publication year: 2022
Edition: Enlarged edition.
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1789146771 9781789146776 :
PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITIONUKRAINE, OR REMAPPING EUROPE: PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITIONAUTHOR'S NOTEEUROPE'S UKRAINA: AN INTRODUCTION1 INFORMATION WAR2 FAREWELL TO EMPIRE, FAREWELL TO RUSSIA?3 SEEING FOR OURSELVES: DISCOVERING UKRAINE4 KIEV, METROPOLIS5 AH, ODESSA: A CITY IN AN ERA OF GREAT EXPECTATIONS6 PROMENADE IN YALTA7 LOOK UPON THIS CITY: KHARKOV, A CAPITAL OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY8 DNEPROPETROVSK: ROCKET CITY ON THE DNIEPER AND CITY OF POTEMKIN9 DONETSK: TWENTIETH-CENTURY URBICIDES10 CZERNOWITZ: CITY UPON A HILL11 LVIV: CAPITAL OF PROVINCIAL EUROPE12 THE SHOCK: THINKING THE WORST-CASE SCENARIOFURTHER READINGACKNOWLEDGEMENTSPHOTO ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
A first-hand account of life and conditions in Ukraine, since Crimea's annexation by Russia in March 2014. Ukraine is a country caught in a political tug of war: looking East to Russia and West to the European Union, this pivotal nation has long been a pawn in a global ideological game. And since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March 2014 in response to the Ukrainian Euromaidan protests against oligarchical corruption, the game has become one of life and death. In Ukraine: A Nation on the Borderland, Karl Schlgel presents a picture of a country which lies on Europe's borderland and in Russia's shadow. In recent years, Ukraine has been faced, along with Western Europe, with the political conundrum resulting from Russia's actions and the ongoing Information War. As well as exploring this present-day confrontation, Schlgel provides detailed, fascinating historical portraits of a panoply of Ukraine's major cities: Lviv, Odessa, Czernowitz, Kiev, Kharkov, Donetsk, Dnepropetrovsk, and Ya
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288 pages : 29 halftones ; 20 cm