A History of the Baltic States by Andres Kasekamp

A History of the Baltic States

byAndres Kasekamp

Paperback | September 15, 2010

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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. 

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Title:A History of the Baltic StatesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 8.5 × 5.39 × 0.55 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230019412

ISBN - 13:9780230019416

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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