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Making Ukrainians in the Library: Language, Libraries, and National Identity

  title={Making Ukrainians in the Library: Language, Libraries, and National Identity},
  • Published 2010
Benedict Anderson’s ‘‘Imagined Communities,’’ with their stress on the role of print languages in the creation of national identities, provide a framework to examine the role of libraries and library professionals in building Ukrainian identities. Since independence in 1991, Ukrainian is in the unusual position of being both the sole official national language and a minority tongue. The author sketches initial findings in three areas: the role of national and research libraries in constructing… 

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