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Cossack Rebellions
Social Turmoil in the Sixteenth Century Ukraine
Cossack Rebellions
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Linda Gordon - Author
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Hardcover - 289 pages
Release Date: June 1983
ISBN10: 0-87395-654-0
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-654-3

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Paperback - 289 pages
Release Date: June 1983
ISBN10: 0-87395-653-2
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-653-6

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Summary

The Ukrainian Cossacks were a complex and tenacious group, influential far beyond their numbers. This book offers an admiring, critical, and close examination of the unique Cossack phenomenon. It reveals the sources of their surprising power by looking at them in action, in their sixteenth-century uprisings. The interpretation is organized around three themes, offering resolutions of three apparent contradictions in Cossack activity: first, how the Cossacks could act simultaneously as individualist mercenaries and yet also lead a collective, class-conscious social rebellion; second, how they could be simultaneously traditionalist and yet also provide leadership for the developing modern Ukrainian nationalism; and third, how the Cossacks could be simultaneously unique, quintessentially Ukrainian, and yet form a part of a worldwide response to economic transformations that drew Eastern Europe into a position as exploited agricultural provider for Western Europe.

Linda Gordon is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.


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