By Professor Andres Kasekamp
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were the battleground for neighbouring powers and the positioning of extreme competition, but additionally interplay, among East and West. A background of the Baltic States masterfully strains the advance of those 3 Baltic international locations, from the northern crusades opposed to Europe's final pagans, and Lithuania's upward thrust to develop into certainly one of medieval Europe's largest
states, to their incorporation into the Russian Empire and the construction in their glossy nationwide identities.
Drawing upon the newest scholarship, Andres Kasekamp can pay specific consciousness to the tumultuous 20th century, within which the Baltic States accomplished independence, but in addition persisted profession through either the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. eventually, he explores how the Baltic States recovered their statehood and remodeled themselves into individuals of the ecu Union. basically and accessibly written, this can be one of many first English-language books to supply a comparative survey of Baltic history.
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A History of the Baltic States (Palgrave Essential Histories series) by Professor Andres Kasekamp