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Ivan Rakovsky as en European encyclopediographer

AffiliationUkrainian Academy of Printing, Lviv, Ukraine

The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine
, vol. 12, pp. 1730

Abstract: The article offers an overview of the life of anthropologist Ivan Rakovsky who is an editor in chief of the Ukrainian General Encyclopedia (1930–1935) as the first Ukrainian universal reference work. The biographical information of the scientist is described through the vision of his formation as an encyclopediographer, the creation of UGE, its compiling, as well as activities in the Shevchenko Scientific Society.

Keywords: Ivan Rakovsky, The Ukrainian General Encyclopedia, Shevchenko Scien­tific Society, encyclopedia studies, anthropology.


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Nataliia Chernysh (2020). Ivan Rakovsky as en European encyclopediographer. The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine, 12, 17–30.

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