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Ukrainian Cossack. The name Cossack (Ukrainian: козак; kozak) is derived from the Turkic kazak (free man), meaning anyone who could not find his appropriate place in society and went into the steppes, where he acknowledged no authority. The important political role played by the Ukrainian Cossacks in the history of their nation distinguishes them from the Russian Cossacks.
Covering the initial phase of Ukrainian immigration, settlement and community-building in Canada, this history goes beyond existing accounts in three important respects. First, the Ukrainian experience in Canada is placed firmly within the context of Canadian history, as well as the history of immigrants and immigration. The social and economic forces that "pushed" Ukrainian peasants out of eastern Galicia and northern Bukovyna and "pulled" them to Canada are examined.
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Lviv Ukraine, when I visited there 5yrs ago I walked through a lane way just like this one to get to the shops and bus/ taxi stop. So much history around every corner. Wish I could go back. Natalie Mc.