|Pages: 400||Width: 5.50 inches.|
|Publication Date: 3/2011||Height: 8.50 inches.|
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"An interesting overview of Ukraine's complicated history...highly recommended for public libraries." -- Library Journal
"Unique and should be invested in" -- Booklist
This one-of-a-kind guide not only provides visitors to Ukraine with all the information needed to navigate this age-old civilization, but also gives them the ability to explore Ukraine’s most important resource: its people. With an in-depth introduction to the Ukrainian language that covers everything from ordering vodka to proposing marriage, this fifth edition allows a unique depth of cultural, linguistic, and personal interaction.
• 16-page color photo insert
• Wealth of information on what to see and do in all parts of Ukraine
• Up-to-date information on hotels, shopping, transportation, and eating out
• Numerous English maps
• A detailed guide to the Ukrainian alphabet, grammar, and pronunciation
• Useful tips on Ukrainian culture, history, and life
• Links to a companion website filled with updates and other information
About the author(s)
Linda Hodges is a second-generation Ukrainian American and a food writer and travel writer based in Ames, Iowa. She has written about Ukraine for the Des Moines Register and the Ukrainian Weekly and has lectured extensively on Ukrainian history and culture. As a volunteer with Iowa Sister States, Hodges has collaborated with the Women’s Center in Cherkasy, Ukraine for a computer training program and an artist exchange.