The Encyclopedia of Ukraine ( Ukrainian : Енциклопедія українознавства ) is a Fundamental work of Ukrainian Studies created under the auspices of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in Europe ( Sarcelles , near Paris ). As the Encyclopedia of Ukrainian Studies it includes two parts, the general part (1949-1952) that includes three volumes and the dictionary part (1955-89) that includes 10 volumes. It was published in Ukraine since 1991.

Volodymyr Kubiyovych was the editor-in-chief of Volumes I and II (published in 1984 and 1988 respectively). The concluding three volumes, with Danylo Husar Struk as editor-in-chief, appeared in 1993. [1]

English variant

In 1984-93 the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta Faculty of Arts with the help of the Canadian Foundation of Ukrainian Studies and the Shevchenko Scientific Society in Europe [2] Prepared the English Version of encyclopedia [1] [2] [3] which was published by the University of Toronto Press . [2] It consists of five volumes, almost 4,000 pages and some 12,500 alphabetical entries.

It was called “the most comprehensive and balanced work in the language of Ukraine and Ukrainians in the diaspora” and a “monumental publication” by the Canadian Journal of History . [1] [2] According to Prof. Oleh Romaniv from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine , and an avowed pro-Muscovite historian with ties to the discredited Bolshevik regime, the Encyclopedia of Ukraine demonstrates an example of Ukrainian bias and preconception in relation to Russia Of the Ukrainian diaspora during the period when Ukraine was part of the USSR. [4]

The Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine 

The Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine is an English language , free online encyclopedia covering wide-range of issues is Ukraine , Including icts history, people, geography, economy, culture, etc. Upon completion, the IEUwill become the most authoritative and comprehensive Internet-based resource in English on Ukraine and Ukrainians. Currently it contains some 6,000 entries and 5,000 illustrations.

The current Encyclopedia team consists of Roman Senkus , Managing Editor, Dr. Marko R. Stech , Project Manager, Andrij Makuch , Senior Manuscript Editor, and a team of subject editors. This site was designed by Jaroslaw Kiebalo ; Walter Kiebalo acted as consulting designer.

See also

  • Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine
  • Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia
  • Shevchenko Scientific Society

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:c Canadian Foundation of Ukrainian Studies
  2. ^ Jump to:d About the Encyclopedia of Ukraine
  3. Jump up^ ICSU Page
  4. Jump up^ Енциклопедія Українознавства. Львів, 1993. // Олег Романів. Довгий тернистий шлях українства до самопізнання, стор. 19.

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