The Roots of Ukrainian Nationalism: Galicia as Ukraine's Piedmont

  title={The Roots of Ukrainian Nationalism: Galicia as Ukraine's Piedmont},
  author={Paul Robert Magocsi},
To the surprise of many, the Soviet Union ceased to exist in 1991, and out of its ruins arose an independent Ukraine. This was a remarkable achievement, and one that owed much to activities in Galicia, as Paul Robert Magocsi reveals here. Magocsi begins with a brief historical survey of Galicia, where Ukrainian national and cultural interests have long flourished. His subsequent essays focus on the role played by Galicia during the nineteenth century, when Ukrainians were struggling for… 

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