ISBN 978-966-2031-11-5 Original name:
Гай-Нижник П. УНР та ЗУНР: становлення органів влади і національне державотворення (1917-1920 рр.) - Київ: Цифра-друк, 2010. - 304 c.
In the new book the author clarifies the process of the higher and local state authorities formation in Ukraine in the days of the Ukrainian National Republic (in the times of the Central Rada and Directory) and the West Ukrainian National Republic (ZUNR) in the context of complex process of national state formation in the turbulent 1917 – 1920 years. Achievements and failures of the state formation are analyzed, in particular, the legislative base, principles of formation and activity of the higher legislative and executive powers of the first and the second UNR and ZUNR, the central and local state bodies, forms and a system of the Ukrainian state formations, the causes of the Central Rada downfall and also the success of Hetman P.Skoropadskyi’s coup d'état, preparation and an essence of the Directory uprising, unified and state strive of the Trans-Carpathian Ukrainians and the preconditions and consequences of the Reunited Act of UNR and ZUNR.
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The monograph is intended for historians, men of law, government employees, political scientists and anybody who is interested in the Ukrainian past at the beginning of the XX century.