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Zhorna Material Culture of the Ukrainian Pioneers

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ISBN-10: 1552381978

ISBN-13: 9781552381977

Edition: 2006

Authors: Roman Fodchuk

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At the end of the nineteenth century, Canada opened its western frontier to mass immigration, and from this the pioneer legacy was born. ZHORNA is a testament to this legacy and chronicles the fascinating but lesser-known aspects of Ukrainian culture and pioneering experience. Author Roman Fodchuk takes the reader on a journey back to a time when survival was a matter of resourcefulness, and ingenuity often meant the difference between success and failure. Although they might at first glance seem mundane, the everyday items of these pioneers tell a story of initiative, tenacity, and the close relationship between themselves and nature.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Publication date: 12/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 9.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Roman Fodchuk has worked extensively as a planning and landscape design professional for Parks Canada, the National Capital Commission, Ontario Parks, and national historic parks and national parks across Canada. His firm initiated the planning and design for the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, a historic park in Alberta.

The Journey
Surviving
Building the Little House on the Prairies
One Hundred and Sixty Acres
Other Tasks
Food/Celebrations
Conclusion