Lithuania in the 1920s: A Diplomat's Diary - On the Boundary of Two Worlds 19 (Paperback)
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Lithuania in the 1920s: A Diplomat's Diary - On the Boundary of Two Worlds 19 (Paperback)

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Paperback 280 Pages / Published: 01/01/2009
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Robert W. Heingartner kept this diary during his two year service as American consul in Kaunas, the provisional capital of Lithuania, 1926-1928. First titling the work "Impressions of Kaunas," he wanted to record all his impressions of this small city about which he actually knew very little. He started with negative impressions, but he soon came to like it. He watched its growth with considerable sympathy. The diary's appeal lies in its picture of daily life in Kaunas as the "provisional capital" of a newly independent small state - the conditions of life in the city, the social life of the diplomats, and backstage episodes in the life of the foreign diplomats. The diary records some unusual details about the family of Antanas Smetona, the ruler of Lithuania from 1926 to 1940, and it abounds in interesting commentary on the attitudes of both Lithuanians and foreigners.

Publisher: Brill
ISBN: 9789042027602
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 451 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 16 mm

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