A textbook for teachers about the Holodomor, How to get it?

16 November 2021

Attention teachers! The first textbook in Ukraine for teachers of history and public education “The Holodomor of 1932-1933 – the genocide of the Ukrainian nation” was published. It was prepared by the Holodomor Research Institute. You can get the textbook for free.

The publication covers the preconditions, circumstances, and consequences of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 – genocide of the Ukrainian nation – and mass man-made famines 1921-1923 and 1946-1947 in the broad historical context of Ukrainian and world history. The authors present thorough factual material combined with an analytical understanding of various aspects of the crimes of the communist totalitarian regime.

The textbook contains documents, photographs, statistics, and maps that complement the historical narrative. The publication covers a wide range of topics that reveal the preconditions, course, and consequences of the crime:

  • The National liberation struggle during 1917-1921;
  • Mass man-made famine during 1921-1923;
  • the policy of the communist totalitarian regime before Genocide;
  • organizers, executors, and mechanism of the Holodomor;
  • reasons and consequences of the mass man-made famine of 1946-1947;
  • consequences and condemnation of crimes of the totalitarian regime.

“The textbook has been tested in gymnasiums and colleges of Khmelnytsky region and received positive feedback from teachers,” said Svitlana Markova, Director of the Holodomor Research Institute, Doctor of Historical Sciences, and one of the authors of the textbook.”The educational publication will promote the formation of students’ universal and national values, social responsibility, intolerance of human rights violations, intensification of the desire to participate in the development of civil society and the legal social Ukrainian state.”

According to Svitlana Markova, the textbook will be useful not only for history teachers, but also for teachers of the law, civic education, teachers, cultural and educational institutions, journalists, students, pupils, and anyone interested in the history of Ukraine.

Teachers can receive the textbook “The Holodomor of 1932-1933, the Genocide of the Ukrainian nation” completely free of charge. To do this, register on the link

Contact phone numbers:

044 – 254 – 45 – 12

044 – 254 – 45 – 11