Serhii Plokhy


Serhii Plokhy - Serhii Plokhy spent years studying the Chernobyl Power Plant explosion before he wrote and published his successful 2018 book “Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy.”. Writer Serhii Plokhy, winner of the Baillie Gifford prize 2018. Photograph: Alicia Canter/The Guardian Former classmates were directly affected by the radiation released by the explosion, and he. Serhii Plokhy is Professor of History at Harvard University and a leading authority on Eastern Europe. His books include Baillie Gifford winner Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy, Lost Kingdom, The Gates of Europe and The Last Empire..

Serhii Plokhy kam im russischen Gorki, dem heutigen Nischni Nowgorod, als Sohn ukrainischer Eltern zur Welt. Seine Kindheit und Jugend verbrachte er in Saporischschja. 1980 absolvierte er ein Studium der Geschichts- und Sozialwissenschaften an der Universität in Dnipropetrowsk und anschließend studierte er bis 1982 Geschichtsschreibung und. Serhii Plokhy is the Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History and Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University, where he was also named Walter Channing Cabot Fellow in. On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Soviet Ukraine..

Harvard Book Store welcomes Eastern Europe historian and Harvard professor SERHII PLOKHY for a discussion of his latest book, Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe.. Chernobyl by Serhii Plokhy, 9781541617094, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.. The town of Pripyat, near Chernobyl, which had a population of about 40,000 and housed plant workers and their families, was evacuated in 1986 and has been abandoned ever since..

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