By Aviezer Tucker

The fifty entries during this Companion hide the most concerns within the philosophies of historiography and background, together with usual heritage and the practices of historians.
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53 The territories Khrushchev referred to had once been part of the Galician-Volhynian Principality and, with the exception of Iaroslav, between 1832 and 1917 had belonged to the Russian Empire, but after the Revolution they had once again fallen under Polish control. 54 Petrovsky speedily produced an article, 'The Primordial Ukrainian Lands,' which appeared in Radianska Ukraina. 55 Nevertheless, after prolonged negotiations with the western allies and the Polish government in exile, Stalin settled for the Curzon Line as the border between Ukraine and Poland.

In literature, by far the most important development occurred in drama. Korniichuk's Bohdan Khmelnytsky icmained the Ukrainian historical play for official purposes. 38 Nevertheless, Korniichuk's classic no longer possessed its previous political topicalHy, especially because it did not celebrate Ukraine's union with Russia and embodied the now-obsolete anti-Polish animus. illied Polish Provisional Government had arrived in Moscow, and rallies to iclcbrare Polish-Ukrainian friendship were being organized in major Ukrainian i itics.

36 During the Ukrainian historians' conference with the local party ideologues in early 1945 Professor Kost Huslysty raised the issue of the 'Russification' in the central press of Danylo of Halych. ilso gave rise to new interpretations of the past. In literature, by far the most important development occurred in drama. Korniichuk's Bohdan Khmelnytsky icmained the Ukrainian historical play for official purposes. 38 Nevertheless, Korniichuk's classic no longer possessed its previous political topicalHy, especially because it did not celebrate Ukraine's union with Russia and embodied the now-obsolete anti-Polish animus.

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