Latvia In Transition by Juris DreifeldsLatvia In Transition by Juris Dreifelds

Latvia In Transition

byJuris Dreifelds

Paperback | February 23, 1996

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During its post-Soviet reconstruction Latvia has become a role model in macroeconomic stabilization and democratization. Latvia in Transition provides the material necessary to understand present-day Latvia. The author examines the main events, processes and problems of this country during the period of transition from a dependent and Moscow-dominated Soviet Republic to an independent and also interdependent state. The book presents the most relevant and essential aspects of Latvia's history, politics, economics and society.
Title:Latvia In TransitionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.51 inPublished:February 23, 1996Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052155537X

ISBN - 13:9780521555371

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Historical residues and impact on present day politics; 3. The Latvian national rebirth; 4. Regaining independence; 5. Economics and reform; 6. Demography, language and ethnic relations.

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Latvia in transition provides the material necessary to understand present day Latvia. The author examines the main events, processes and problems of the transitional period of this country from a dependent and Moscow dominated Soviet Republic to an independent and also interdependent state.

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"...Latvia is a success story, and Dreifelds describes well the deep, popular attachment to independence, the reawakening of civil society, now thick with a rich variety of organizations, and the rapid growth of new commercial enterprises." Foreign Affairs