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

The Cossack myth : history and nationhood in the age of empires, Serhii Plokhy, (electronic resource)

Label
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
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.--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plokhy, Serhii
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
  • New studies in European history
  • Cambridge Social Sciences eBooks
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, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139135399
Instantiates
Publication
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 386 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781107022102
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808366460
Label
The Cossack myth : history and nationhood in the age of empires, Serhii Plokhy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139135399
Publication
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 386 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781107022102
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808366460

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