“Press of the Ukrainian SSR to the XV Anniversary of the October Revolution” by Mkyhailo Ahuf as a Mirror of the Publishing Industry in Ukraine in the 1920s.

Васьків, Микола Степанович (2019) “Press of the Ukrainian SSR to the XV Anniversary of the October Revolution” by Mkyhailo Ahuf as a Mirror of the Publishing Industry in Ukraine in the 1920s. Інтегровані комунікації = Integrated communications (8). ISSN 21991-11891Р

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Abstract

The aim of the article is to analyze statistical parameters, qualitative characteristics of the Ukrainian (as well as Soviet in general) publishing industry, publishing houses, groups of publications, printing, press of the 1920s through the prism of the then dominant Bolshevik worldview combined with national-beliefs in Mikhail Aguf's book " The press of the USSR to the XV anniversary of October "(1932). Descriptive, comparative, inductive, deductive methods, as well as methods of systematization and generalization were used to analyze this work, fit it into the context of the development of domestic and world book publishing and periodicals, formulate conclusions. Ukrainian researchers of the Soviet era ignored the work of M. Aguf, fearing accusations of nationalism, researchers of the period of independence do not pay attention to it because of the prejudice as openly biased. There is a certain twitch in the book: for example, the characteristics of the publishing products of 1917–18 in Ukraine are omitted, outright judicial falsifications in the IED case are retold, and so on. M. Aguf is constantly guided by the Communist Party's guidelines and point of view in covering the development and problems of book publishing. However, he relies primarily on statistics, which allows him to characterize the trends of quantitative and qualitative development of book publishing, the dominance of propaganda, political, anti-religious literature in publishing portfolios, centralization of publishing, press and party-state control over them. At the same time, M. Aguf notes a significant growth of Ukrainian-language publications, publications in the languages ​​of other national minorities, scientific, technical, reference literature, classical and modern Ukrainian fiction, achievements of indigenization in this area. He also outlines significant problems with personnel in the publishing and periodical sphere, the development of the Union and republican printing and paper industries, book distribution, and the satisfaction of readers' requests. M. Aguf's book outlines the 1920s as a very fruitful period in the development of not only Ukrainian Soviet but also national book publishing.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Book publishing; press; 1920s; state, cooperative and private publishing houses; printing industry.
Subjects: Статті у журналах > Наукові (входять до інших наукометричних баз, крім перерахованих, мають ISSN, DOI, індекс цитування)
Статті у журналах > Статті у періодичних наукових виданнях Університету, які не включені до затвердженого Переліку МОН України (не входять до категорії Б)
Divisions: Інститути > Інститут журналістики > Кафедра журналістики та нових медіа
Depositing User: професор Микола Степанович Васьків
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2020 06:59
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2021 10:07
URI: https://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/32075

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