Nation-Building

Language and Nation Building.
Dilemmas of Language Politics in Contemporary Ukraine[1]

The “language issue” was crucial in the history of Russian-Ukrainian relations and in the long-term process of forming the preconditions for Ukrainian nation-building. Since the mid 18th century Ukraine’s quest for national self-identification under the rule of the Russian Empire, the Habsburgs, interwar Poland and, more recently the Soviet power, was represented mainly in terms …
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