Perogies & Politics: Canada's Ukrainian Left, 1891-1991
|Author||Hinther, Rhonda L|
InPerogies and Politics, Rhonda Hinther explores the twentieth-century history of the Ukrainian left in Canada from the standpoint of the women, men, and children who formed and fostered it.For twentieth-century leftist Ukrainians, culture and politics were inextricably linked. The interaction of Ukrainian socio-cultural identity with Marxist-Leninism resulted in one of the most dynamic national working-class movements Canada has ever known. The Ukrainian leftâ€™s success lay in its ability to meet the needs of and speak in meaningful, respectful, and empowering ways to its supportersâ€™ experiences and interests as individuals and as members of a distinct immigrant working-class community. This offered to Ukrainians a radical social, cultural, and political alternative to the fledgling Ukrainian churches and right-wing Ukrainian nationalist movements. Hintherâ€™s colourful and in-depth work reveals how left-wing Ukrainians were affected by changing social, economic, and political forces and how they in turn responded to and challenged these forces.ã€€ã€€
InPerogies and Politics, Rhonda Hinther explores the twentieth-century history of the Ukrainian left in Canada from the standpoint of the women, men, and children who formed and fostered it.
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AcknowledgementsNote On TransliterationIntroduction: Perogies and Politics: The Men, Women, and Children of the Ukrainian Labour Temple Movement, 1891-1991Chapter I: â€˜Sincerest Revolutionary Greetings:â€™ Men and the Interwar Ukrainian LeftChapter II: Raising Funds and Class Consciousness: Women and the Interwar Ukrainian LeftChapter III: Junior Participants in the Class Struggle: Children, Youth, and the Interwar Ukrainian LeftChapter IV: â€˜Dear Kate! I Donâ€™t Know How You Manage!:â€™ The Ukrainian Left and WWIIChapter V: â€˜If There Had Been A Siberia:â€™ Adults and the Association of United Ukrainian CanadiansChapter VI: â€˜Weâ€™re Ukrainian-Canadians, Not Ukrainian:â€™ Children, Youth and the Postwar Ukrainian LeftConclusion: "If I Can't Dance, It's Not My Revolution"Appendix A: Key Ukrainian Leftist OrganizationsWorks Consulted