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All-Ukrainian State Publishing House

All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee in 1920. The publishing house had branches in Kharkov, Kiev, Volyn', Poltava and other locations in Ukraine. In 1920, the publisher was renamed the All-Ukrainian State Publishing House and in 1922, it was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy).

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All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee in 1920. The publishing house had branches in Kharkov, Kiev, Volyn', Poltava and other locations in Ukraine. In 1920, the publisher was renamed the All-Ukrainian State Publishing House and in 1922, it was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy). DVU became the largest publisher in Soviet Ukraine and the second-largest publisher in the USSR. Its publication distribution was operated by Ukrknigotsentr" (Ukrainian Book Distributing Center) that collected books for the trade unions, factory reading rooms, collective farms, and district libraries.

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Sources & Citations

Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993), "All-Ukrainian State Publishing House".
Mudrak, M. M. (1986). The new generation and artistic modernism in the Ukraine. Ann Arbor Mich: UMI Research Press.
Butnik-Siverskii , B.S. (1960). Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921. Moscow: Izdatel'stvo vsesoiuznoi. (page 550, Kiev branch of publisher)