University of Alberta Press

Titles U

  • Paperback

    CAD39.95
    GBP28.99
    USD39.95
    hor Ševčenko’s Ukraine between East and West explores the development of Ukrainian cultural identity under the disparate influences of the Byzantine Empire and western Europe, mediated through Poland. Byzantium was the source from which Kyivan Rus' received Christianity and a highly developed literary and artistic culture, which stimulated Kyiv's own achievements in those fields. Professor Ševčenko shows how the prestige of Byzantine civilization was... [READ MORE]
  • Paperback

    CAD29.95
    GBP21.50
    USD29.95
    The events in Eastern Europe and Ukraine during World War II are generally little known and often misunderstood, even though it was here that the war lasted the longest and caused devastation on an unprecedented scale. Millions either lost their lives or became slave laborers. In some areas, underground resistance to Nazi and, later, Soviet rule did not subside until the early 1950s. This book will interest those concerned with the history of Ukraine during World War II, as w... [READ MORE]
  • Hardback

    CAD12.50
    GBP6.99
    USD12.50
    Out of print
    No description
  • Hardback

    CAD9.95
    GBP5.50
    USD9.95
    Out of print

    Paperback

    CAD3.95
    GBP2.50
    USD3.95
    Out of print
    No description
  • Paperback

    CAD4.95
    GBP2.99
    USD4.95
    Out of print
    No description
  • Paperback

    CAD54.95
    GBP39.50
    USD54.95
    John D. Pihach's Ukrainian Genealogy is a guide to tracing one's Ukrainian ancestry in Europe. Consideration is also given to North American records that are specifically Ukrainian or relate to the immigrant experience. Because the overwhelming majority of people of Ukrainian origin in Canada and the United States have roots in western Ukraine or southeastern Poland, the guide concentrates on the resources of those regions. This handbook is intended primarily for those whose ... [READ MORE]
  • Paperback

    CAD29.95
    GBP21.50
    USD29.95
    This nine-chapter study, based largely on original research in the archives of Moscow and St. Petersburg, sheds new light on the role played in Russian cultural development by those Ukrainians who chose to identify themselves with the Russian Empire. By stressing the native, Slavic aspects of imperial culture, Ukrainians modified the Russians's understanding of what it meant to be Russian, preventing them from becoming wholly dependent on contemporary Western Europe. In a wid... [READ MORE]
  • Paperback

    CAD39.95
    GBP28.99
    USD39.95
    This monograph is the first comprehensive account of the influence of Ukrainian motifs on the classical music of Europe and Russia from the eighteenth century through the first half of the twentieth. Going beyond earlier, fragmentary treatments that considered direct Ukrainian borrowings by classical composers, Yakov Soroker analyzes Ukrainian elements in the musical language of the composers and regions under study. Beginning with a survey of the modes, melodies, and rhythms... [READ MORE]
  • Paperback

    CAD29.95
    GBP21.50
    USD29.95
    Study of the development of the Ukrainian national movement in Galicia during the early period of Austrian rule by the Polish historian Jan Kozik (1934-79). The author traces the growth of interest in Ukrainian secular culture and the development of a Ukrainian clerical intelligentsia. The second part of the book examines the Polish-Ukrainian conflict during the Revolution of 1848.
  • Hardback

    CAD44.95
    GBP32.50
    USD44.95
    This book represents the proceedings of the first scholarly conference to examine the Ukrainian religious experience in Canada. Sixteen scholarly essays explore liturgical traditions, ecclesiastical traditions, historical factors in the maintenance of religion and ethnicity, along with case studies. Contributors: Bohdan R. Bociurkiw, Dennis J. Dunn, David J. Goa, Stephan Jarmus, Serge Regis Keleher, Andrii Krawchuk, Casimir Kucharek, Evan Lowig, Vasyl Markus, Sophia Matiasz, ... [READ MORE]
  • Hardback

    CAD60.00
    GBP42.99
    USD60.00

    PDF

    CAD47.99
    GBP47.99
    USD47.99
    Placing language learning within a cultural framework enlivens the learning process and jumpstarts contextual conversations in the classroom. Experienced instructor Dr. Alla Nedashkivska has crafted a textbook that presents a modern version of Ukrainian, one that will encourage students' interest in learning, with the goal of building proficiency in the language and knowledge of Ukrainian culture and society. This text is excellent for studies over a longer period, using the ... [READ MORE]
  • Paperback

    CAD44.95
    GBP32.50
    USD44.95
    Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in Historical Perspective contains papers from a historic conference on Ukrainian-Jewish relations that was held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, in October 1983. Ambitious in scope, the conference brought together a sizable group of eminent North American and Israeli scholars who addressed the highly complex history of relations between Jews and Ukrainians. The essays in this collection, which reflect the dynamic and often controversial... [READ MORE]
  • Hardback

    CAD49.95
    GBP35.99
    USD49.95
    Michael Palij introduces the English-language reader and students of history to a relatively little-known aspect of the revolutionary upheavals that engulfed Ukraine, Poland, and Russia after the First World War. He presents the biographies of two national leadersÑSymon Petliura of the Ukrainian People's Republic's and J—zef PilsudskiÑbefore focusing on those country's military conflicts, diplomatic relations, and subsequent alliance against their common enemy... [READ MORE]
  • Hardback

    CAD59.95
    GBP42.99
    USD59.95
    Covering the initial phase of Ukrainian immigration, settlement and community-building in Canada, this history goes beyond existing accounts in three important respects. First, the Ukrainian experience in Canada is placed firmly within the context of Canadian history, as well as the history of immigrants and immigration. The social and economic forces that "pushed" Ukrainian peasants out of eastern Galicia and northern Bukovyna and "pulled" them to Canada ... [READ MORE]
  • Hardback

    CAD69.95
    GBP50.00
    USD69.95
    The continuation of the book Ukrainians in Canada: The Formative Years, 1891–1924, the Ukrainians in Canada: The Interwar Years, Book 1, is the first in-depth history of the second wave of Ukrainian mass immigration to Canada. It spans the period between the Railway Agreement of 1925 and the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939, and focuses on the most active and politicized newcomers and their impact on the major religious institutions and secular mass organization... [READ MORE]
  • Paperback

    CAD10.95
    GBP7.99
    USD10.95
    "L'interrogation n'a pas changé à 56 ans: pourquoi ne profite-t-on pas de tout ce qui nous arrive pour changer notre vie?" -Dany Laferrière Le 5 mars 2009, le Centre de littérature canadienne de l'Université de l'Alberta recevait l'auteur acclamé, Dany Laferrière dans le cadre de la conférence commémorative Henry Kreisel. La University of Alberta Press et le Centre de littérature canadienne sont fiers de faire para&#... [READ MORE]
  • Hardback

    CAD35.00
    GBP29.99
    USD35.00

    Paperback

    CAD25.00
    GBP20.99
    USD25.00

    PDF

     
    DOWNLOAD OA FILE  
    Northern Alberta has been homeland for Aboriginal peoples for thousands of years. Its post-contact history exemplifies themes common in Canadian history: the advent of the fur trade, the arrival of European missionaries, the expansion of the Canadian State, agricultural land development, and modern transportation and communication systems. The volume focuses on the archaeology, fur trade, economics, culture, and record of human settlement. Papers by: John W. Ives; Heinz W. ... [READ MORE]
  • Paperback

    CAD29.95
    GBP21.50
    USD29.95

    epub

    CAD9.99
    GBP7.99
    USD9.99
    A child's face, a forgotten scent, or a distinctive flavour engages memory and inspires longing. Ken Haigh brings us tantalizingly close to his own vision of longing for a place, a people, a time, as he revisits those all-too-fleeting years as a young school teacher in the remote Himalayan village of Khaling, Bhutan. These experiences in an exotic country will leave you yearning for ancient Buddhist temples, winding mountain trails, and a simpler way of life. This memoir will... [READ MORE]
  • Hardback

    CAD250.00
    GBP212.50
    USD250.00
    The International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008 co-sponsored by ICSU and WMO became the largest coordinated research program in the Earth's polar regions. It involved a large range of disciplines, from geophysics to ecology, also embracing human health, social sciences, and the humanities. All IPY projects included partners from several nations and/or from indigenous communities and polar residents' organizations. An estimated 50,000 researchers, local observers, educators, stud... [READ MORE]
  • Paperback

    CAD29.95
    GBP21.50
    USD29.95
    No description