In search of Ukrainian national identity: 1840–1921

  title={In search of Ukrainian national identity: 1840–1921},
  author={A. Takach},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  • A. Takach
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
Abstract Many recent scholars, influenced by nationalist historians, intellectual trends, or political leaders, seek to antedate and create a nation or national identity when in reality none existed. They tend to apply theories based on non‐rational, emotional aspects of ethno‐nationalism to the formation of national consciousness in general. Thus, the large‐scale vertical identity of modern nationalism is projected back into an era which was characterized by a set of horizontal identities… Expand
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