Book Announcement: The Tragedy of Ukraine,

Book Announcement: The Tragedy of Ukraine

In a nutshell, it argues that the conflict in Ukraine has deep domestic roots. Reconciliation will require untangling these roots and embracing a change of heart, or catharsis. Classical Greek tragedy is an ideal tool for this, since it once performed a similar function in Athenian society.

An extended sample of the text is also available on Google Books (short link

Some advance praise:

“Brilliant, insightful, thoroughly researched study. Essential reading for those who wish to understand the causes of the war in Ukraine and its implications for the rest of the world.”

— Jack F. Matlock, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to the USSR, 1987–1991, author of Autopsy on an Empire, and Superpower Illusions

“Unique in amplifying the voices of the ‘other Ukraine’ that fit neither Putin’s ‘single people’ nor the dominant Ukrainian nation-building projects.

— Volodymyr Ishchenko, Freie Universität Berlin

“Convincing and original . . . provides a unique insight into one of the great tragedies of our time and is set to become a classic.”

— Richard Sakwa, University of Kent, author of Frontline Ukraine. Läs presentationen

Läs  också anmälan av boken på den här  sajten.