MAKING OF MODERN UKRAINE
Winter Term 1996
Yaroslav Hrytsak
Lviv State University
For the Department of History
CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY




Course Description

Course Goals: This course is intended to provide students with basic knowledge of modern Ukrainian history with a special emphasis on the nation-building processes in Ukraine of XIX-XX centuries, in the Central-East European context.


Course Texts:
Ivan L. Rudnytsky Essays in Modern Ukrainian History, ed. by Peter L. Rudnytsky (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1987).
Bohdan Krawchenko, Social Change and National Consciousness in Twentieth-Century Ukraine (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1987)
Orest Subtelny, History of Ukraine (Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1988).

(the third book will be used as a reference book; students should read correspondent chapters to gain basic knowledge of Modern Ukrainian History)


1. What is the Modern History of Ukraine ?
Readings
Roman Szporluk. Ukraine: A Brief History. Ann Arbor, MI, 1982, 1-3, 6-25, 26-33, 36
Ivan L. Rudnytsky, Essays in Modern Ukrainian History, 1-9, 11-36, 37-48.
Paul Magocsi, The Ukrainian National Revival: A New Analytical Framework Canadian Review of Studies of Nationalism. XVI. 1-2 (1989),45-62.
Mark von Hagen, "Does Ukraine have a History?", Slavic Review (Fall 1995, forthcoming)

2.The Beginnings of National Revival (1780-1840s)
Readings:
Ivan L. Rudnytsky , Essays in Modern Ukrainian History, 123-127, 315-323.
Zenon E.Kohut. Russian Centralism and Ukrainian Autonomy. Imperial Absorption of the Hetmanate 1760-1830s, (Harvard University Press, 1988) 237-285, 299-305
Jan Kozik, The Ukrainian National Movement in Galicia: 1815-1849, (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta,1986), 3-13, 51-63, 109-125.
Orest Pelech, The State and the Ukrainian Triumvirate in the Russian Empire, 1831-47
Ukrainian Past, Ukrainian Present, Edited by Bohdan Krawchenko. New York, St.Martin's Press, 1992, 1-17

3-4. The Ukrainian Society in the Second Half of XlX-Beginnings of XX centuries.
Readings:
Bohdan Krawchenko, Social Change and National Consciousness in Twentieth-Century Ukraine, 1-39.
Patricia Herlihy, Ukrainian Cities in the XIX century, Rethinking Ukrainian History, ed. by Ivan Lysiak Rudnytsky with the assistance of John-Paul Himka (Edmonton, 1981), 135155
Ralph S. Clem, Population Change in the Ukraine in the Nineteenth Century Ukrainian Economic History, ed by I.S. Koropecky (Edmonton, 1991), 233-245
Martin C. Spechler, Development of the Ukrainian Economy, 1854-1917: The Imperial View, Ukrainian Economic History, ed by I.S. Koropecky (Edmonton, 1991), 261-276
Ivan L. Rudnytsky, Essays in Modern Ukrainian History, 128-141, 323-346, 375-388
George Shevelov, The Ukrainian Language in the First Half of the Twentieth Century (1900-1941). Its State and Status (Cambridge, MA,1989), 5-66.
John-Paul Himka, Young Radicals and Independent Statehood: The Idea of a Ukrainian Nation-State, 1890-1895, Slavic Review, 41 (Summer 1982), 219-235.

5-6. Ukraine in the Revolution 1917-1921.
Readings:
5.Ivan L. Rudnytsky, Essays in Modern Ukrainian History, 389-416.
Wolodymyr Stojko, Ukrainian National Aspirations and the Russian Provisional Government, The Ukraine, 1917-1921: A Study in Revolution, ed. T.Hunchak (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 1977), 4-32.
Taras Hunchak, The Ukraine Under Hetman Pavlo Skoropadsky, The Ukraine, 1917-1921: A Study in Revolution, ed. T.Hunchak, (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute,1977), 61 -81.
Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak, The Directory of the Ukrainian National Republic, The Ukraine, 1917-1921: A Study in Revolution, ed. T.Hunchak (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 1977), 82-103.

6.Yaroslav Bilinsky, The Communist Take-over of the Ukraine, The Ukraine, 1917-1921: A Study in Revolution, ed. T.Hunchak (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 1977), 104- 127.
Roman Szporluk, (Rev.) Taras Hunchak, ed. The Ukraine, 1917-1921: A Study in Revolution (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Ukrainian Studies) The Annals of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the United States, XIV, 37-38 (1978- 1980), 267-271
John Reshetar Jr., The Ukrainian Revolution, 1917-1920: A Study of Nationalism, (Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1952), 319-331
Geoff Eley, Remapping the Nation: War, Revolutionary Upheaval and State Formation in Eastern Europe, 1914-1923, Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in Historical Perspective, ed. by Howard Aster and Peter J.Potichnyj, 2nd ed., (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta,1990), 205-246.
von Hagen, The Dillemas of Ukrainian Independence and Statehood, 1917-1921 The Harriman Institute Forum Vol. 7, N 5 (January 1994), 7- 11.

7. Politics Of Ukrainization in the Soviet Ukraine in 1920-s and its Impact.
Reading:
George O.Liber, Soviet Nationality Policy, Urban Growth, and Identity Change in the Ukraine SSR, 1923-1934 (Cambridge University Press, 1992), 33-45, 49-64, 107-120.
Jurij Borys, The Sovietization of the Ukraine. The Communist Doctrine and Practice of National Self-Determination. Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1980, 313-341, 355-365.

8. The Great Terror in the Soviet Ukraine in 1930-s
Reading:
James E. Mace:, The Man-Made Famine of 1933 in Soviet Ukraine, Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933 Ed. by Roman Serbyn and Bohdan Krawchenko (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1986), 1-14
Bohdan Krawchenko, The Man-Made Famine of 1932-1933 Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933 Ed. by Roman Serbyn and Bohdan Krawchenko (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1986), 15-26
M.Maksudov, Ukraine's Demographic Losses, 1927-1938 Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933 Ed. by Roman Serbyn and Bohdan Krawchenko (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1986), 27-44
Wsewolod Isayiw, The Impact of Man-Made Famine on the Structure of Ukrainian Society Famine in Ukraine 1932-1933 Ed. by Roman Serbyn and Bohdan Krawohenko (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1986), 139-147
Mark B.Tauger, The 1932 Harvest and the Famine of 1933 Slavic Review, 50 (Spring 1991), 70-89
Robert Conquest, The Great Terror. A Reassessment. (New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press), 227-234.

9. Western Ukraine in the Interwar Period: The Turn to the Right
Readings:
Ivan L. Rudnytsky, Essays in Modern Ukrainian History, 105-108
John-Paul Himka, Western Ukraine between the Wars Canadian Slavonic Papers. Vol. XXXIV, No 4 (December 1992), 391-412
Alexandr J. Motyl, Ukrainian Nationalistic Political Violence in inter-war Period Poland, 1921-1939 East European Quarterly. Vol. XIX, No 1 (March 1985), 45-55.
Alexander J. Motyl, The Turn to the Right: The ideological Origins and Development of Ukrainian Nationalism, 1919-1929 (New York, distributed by Columbia University Press, 1980), 61-85, 153-161.

10. The Ukrainian Question during WW II.
Readings:
Bohdan Krawchenko, Social Change and National Consciousness in Twentieth-Century Ukraine, 153-170.
Ivan L. Rudnytsky, Essays in Modern Ukrainian History, 469-473, 108-111.
Myroslav Yurkiewich, Galician Ukrainians in German Military Formations and in the German Administration Ukraine during World War 11 and its Aftermath. A Symposium (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1986), 67-88
Friedman P. Ukrainian-Jewish Relations during the Nazi Occupation YIVO. Annual of Jewish Social Science 12 (1958-1959).
Yaroslav Bilinsky, Methodological Problems and Philosophical Issues in the Study of Jewish-Ukrainian Relations During the Second World War Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in 4 Historical Perspective, ed. by Howard Aster and Peter J.Potichnyj, 2nd ed., (Edmonton, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, 1990), 373-394
Norman Daviest The Misunderstood Victory in Europe, The New York Review of Books. (May 25, 1995), 7-9 (newspaper format).

11. Ukrainian Society after II WW.
Reading:
Bohdan Krawchenko, Social Change and National Consciousness in Twentieth-Century Ukraine, 186-202, 219-253
Ivan L. Rudnytsky, Essays in Modem Ukrainian History, 469-475, 477-489.
Roman Szporluk, The Ukraine and Russia. The Last Empire. Nationality and the Soviet Future. Edited by Robert Conquest. Stanford, 1986, 151-182

12. Independent Ukraine: The Unfinished Revolution
Reading:
Roman Solchanyk, Ukraine: From Chernobyl to Sovereignty. A Collection of Interviews (Macmillan in Association with the RFE/RL Research institute), XIII-XXVI.
Taras Kuzio, Andrew Wilson, Ukraine: Perestroika to Independence. Edmonton, Toronto, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1994, 203-206
Bohdan Krawchenko, Ukraine: The Politics of Independence, Nation and Politics in the Soviet Successors States, ed. by Ian Bremmer and Ray Taras (Cambridge University Press,1993), 75-98.
Alexander J.Motyl, Dilemmas of Independence. Ukraine After Totalitarianism (Council on Foreign Relations Press, New York,1993), 76-98
Roman Szporluk, Reflections on Ukraine After 1994 Elections: The Dillemas of Nationhood. The Harriman Review. Vol.7, No 7-9 (March-May 1994), 1-9
Bohdan Nahajlo. Ukraine RFE/RL Research Report. Vol.3, No 16 (22 April 1994), pp.42-49
Alexander J.Motyl, "Structural Constraints and Starting Points: Postimperial States and Nations in Ukraine and Russia" (Unpublished paper, delivered for a conference on "Post Communism and Ethnic Mobilization", Cornell University, April 21-23, 1995).



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