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Introduction: The Mapping of Ukraine.
Ukraine on Historical Maps of Europe.
1: Mapping the Nation: History, Politics, and Religion.
2: The Western Dimension of the Making of Modern Ukraine.
3: Cultural Fault Lines and Political Divisions: The Legacy of History in Contemporary Ukraine.
4: Ukraine's Road to Europe: Still a Controversial Issue.
5: Finis Europae: Contemporary Ukraine's Conflicting Inheritances from the Humanistic “West” and the Byzantine “East” (A Triptych).
6: The Status of Religion in Ukraine in Relation to European Standards.
7: Missionaries and Pluralism: How the Law Changed the Religious Landscape in Ukraine.
8: The Future of Ukraine If Values Determine the Course: What Opinion Polls Disclose About Public Attitudes on Political and Economic Issues.
9: Accountability for Human Rights Violations by Soviet and Other Communist Regimes and the Position of the Council of Europe.
10: Collective Memory as a Device for Constructing a New Gender Myth.
11: Reflecting Identities: The Literary Paradigm.
12: Mirrors, Windows, and Maps: The Topology of Cultural Identification in Contemporary Ukrainian Literature.
13: Cultural Perceptions, Mirror Images, and Western Identification in New Ukrainian Drama.
14: Ukrainian Avant-Garde Poetry Today: Bu-Ba-Bu and Others.
15: Nativists versus Westernizers: Problems of Cultural Identity in Ukrainian Literature of the 1990s1.
16: Back to the Golden Age: The Discourse of Nostalgia in Galicia in the 1990s.
17: Symbols of Transformation: The Reflection of Ukraine's “Identity Shift” in Four Ukrainian Novels of the 1990s.
18: Choosing a Europe: Andrukhovych, Izdryk, and the New Ukrainian Literature.
19: Images of Bonding and Social Decay in Contemporary Ukrainian Prose: Reading Serhii Zhadan and Anatolii Dnistrovy.
20: Women's Literary Discourse and National Identity in Post-Soviet Ukraine.
21: Manifesting Culture: Language, Media, and the Arts.
22: The European Dimension Within the Current Controversy Over the Ukrainian Language Standard.
23: Colonial Linguistic Reflexes in a Post-Soviet Setting: The Galician Variant of the Ukrainian Language and Anti-Ukrainian Discourse in Contemporary Internet Sources.
24: Criticism and Confidence: Reshaping the Linguistic Marketplace in Post-Soviet Ukraine.
25: Linguistic Strategies of Imperial Appropriation: Why Ukraine Is Absent from World Film History.
26: Ukraine's Changing Communicative Space: Destination Europe or the Soviet Past?.
27: Envisioning Europe: Ruslana's Rhetoric of Identity.
28: Contemporary Ukrainian Art and the Twentieth Century Avant-Garde.
29: “The Past Is my Beginning …”: On the Recent Music Scene in Ukraine.
About the Editors.
About the Authors.
About the Translator.