Serhii Plokhy

Serhii Plokhy, or Plokhii (Ukrainian: Сергій Миколайович Плохій, Russian: Серге́й Никола́евич Пло́хий; born 23 May 1957) is the Mykhailo Hrushevsky professor of Ukrainian history at Harvard University, where he also serves as the director of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute.

Books in order of publication:

The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine, Oxford University Press, 2002.

Tsars and Cossacks: A Study in Iconography, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University, 2003

Religion and Nation in Modern Ukraine, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 2003

Unmaking Imperial Russia: Mykhailo Hrushevsky and the Writing of Ukrainian History, University of Toronto Press, 2005

The Origins of the Slavic Nations: Premodern Identities in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Ukraine and Russia: Representations of the Past , University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Yalta: The Price of Peace, Viking Adult, 2010.

The Cossack Myth: History and Nationhood in the Age of Empires, Cambridge University Press, 2012.

The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union. New York: Basic Books, 2014.

The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine. New York: Basic Books, 2015

Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation. New York: Basic Books, 2017.

Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy, London: Allen Lane, 2018.

Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Nuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2021.

“The Frontline: Essays on Ukraine’s Past and Present,” Cambridge, MA: Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University, 2021

Atoms and Ashes: A Global History of Nuclear Disaster, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2022.

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