Along Ukraine's River

Along Ukraine's River

by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789633862049
Publisher: Central European University Press
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x (h) x 9.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

Preface 1

Chapter 1 A National River 7

1.1 Rivers and Nations 7

1.2 The Heart of Ukraine 10

1.3 A Note about Decommunization 17

Chapter 2 A Work of Nature and the Works of Men 19

2.1 Introduction 19

2.2 The River in Russia 21

2.3 The River in Belarus 24

2.4 Ukrainian Territory 28

Chapter 3 A Winding Course through History 39

3.1 The Borysthenes 39

3.2 Kyivan Rus' 42

3.3 Ukrainian Cossacks 50

3.4 Russia's Ukraine 59

Chapter 4 Soviet River: From DniproHES to Chornobyl 69

4.1 Introduction 69

4.2 Soviet Stroika 71

4.3 Battle Lines 77

4.4 Chernobyl 82

4.5 Enjoying the River 87

Chapter 5 The River's Health 91

5.1 Pollution Inherited and Imported 91

5.2 Radioactive River 94

5.3 Other Pollution 97

Chapter 6 Kyiv-Whose Ukraine? 103

6.1 National Capital 103

6.2 Landmarks of Religion 106

6.3 Soviet Landmarks 110

6.4 The Holodomor Monument 112

6.5 Landscapes of Corruption 112

6.6 A Green Zone 115

Chapter 7 Around the Kremenchuk Sea 123

7.1 A Drowned Land 123

7.2 Nostalgia 133

7.3 Cities and Towns 137

7.4 Orbita 143

Chapter 8 At the Great Bend of the Dnipro 147

5.1 Introduction 147

8.1 Rapids and Steppes 148

8.2 Industrial Heartland 156

8.3 Iconography and Toponymy 162

Chapter 9 Zaporizhia and Dnipro (City)-Ukraine Reclaimed 165

9.1 Introduction 165

9.2 Meeting DniproHES 168

9.3 Exploring Khortytsia 170

9.4 Zaporizhia 174

9.5 Dnipro (City) 181

Chapter 10 Down the Lower Course 193

10.1 Introduction 193

10.2 The Upper Kakhovka Reservoir 197

10.3 The Lower Kakhovka Reservoir 206

10.4 Below the Last Dam 213

Chapter 11 Some Thoughts About Ukraine 219

Bibliography 229

Index 233

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