A Concise History of the Baltic States - Cambridge Concise Histories (Hardback)Andrejs Plakans (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 492
Weight: 780 g
Dimensions: 222 x 145 x 26 mm
'A tour de force of concise and yet comprehensive history - probably the most complete and nuanced in any language. Plakans traces the footsteps of hunter-gatherers and farmers moving north with retreating glaciers to the struggles of contemporary Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians as they labor to maintain their national identities amid globalized interdependence. He discerns no simple patterns and notes the distinct trajectories of each people. The author underscores what is not known, particularly about earlier times, but weaves abundant factual information into the narrative.' Walter C. Clemens, Jr, Boston University
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