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A History of the Baltic States (Palgrave Essential Histories)

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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania experienced a sequence of foreign regimes, including Nazism and communism, before recovering their independence and joining the European Union. Clearly and accessibly written, this book is one of the first to provide a general overview of their histories from the stone age to the present using a comparative approach.

About the Author

Andres Kasekamp is a Lecturer in Contemporary History at the University of Tartu, Estonia.
 
Jeremy Black is a Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK.
 

Table of Contents

List of maps  * Chronology  * Introduction  * Europe's Last Pagans  * Lithuania's Expansion and Medieval Livonia (1290-1560)  * The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Rise of Sweden and Russia (1560-1795)  * The Long Nineteenth Century Tsarist Rule (1795-1917)  * The Short Independence (1917-1939)  * Between Anvil and Hammer (1939-1953)  * Soviet Rule (1953-1991)  * Return to the West (1991-2008)  * Guide to Further Reading  * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230019409
Author:
Kasekamp, Andres
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Subject:
Baltic States
Subject:
Europe - Baltic States
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Modern - 16th Century
Subject:
Modern - 17th Century
Subject:
Modern - 18th Century
Subject:
Modern - 19th Century
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
World History-Eastern Europe
Subject:
Modern/20th Cen
Subject:
Tur²y
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories Series
Publication Date:
20100915
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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