|Creator||Reshetar, John Stephen|
|Title||John S. Reshetar, Jr. papers|
|Dates||circa 1950-circa 1990|
|Quantity||2.25 Linear Feet|
|Repository||Ukrainian History and Education Center Archives|
Biographical / Historical
John Stephen Reshetar, Jr. (Джон Решетар) was a Ukrainian American political scientist. He was born in 1924 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and graduated from Willams College (1945, Phi Beta Kappa) and Harvard University (MA, 1946; PhD, 1950). He was instructor and lecturer in politics at Princeton University (1947–55), Harvard University, and the University of Pennsylvania before becoming a professor at the University of Washington in Seattle (1957–89). A specialist in Ukrainian affairs and the history of the Soviet Union, he is the author of "The Ukrainian Revolution, 1917–1920: A Study in Nationalism" (1952, repr 1972); "Problems of Analyzing and Predicting Soviet Behavior" (1955); "A Concise History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union" (2 eds, 1960, 1964); "The Soviet Polity: Government and Politics in the U.S.S.R." (3 eds, 1971, 1978, 1989); and over thirty scholarly articles. He died in 2015.
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of John Reshetar's dissertation, scholarly papers, correspondence, working notes, diplomas, and general writings (including student work).
Фонд складається з наукових праць Джона Решетара, дисертація, листування, робочі записи, дипломи та загальні праці (включаючи студентські роботи).
Published citations should take the following form: Identification of item, date (if known); John Reshetar papers; box number; folder number; Ukrainian History and Education Center Archives, Somerset, New Jersey.
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