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The Baltic States: Years of Dependence, 1940-1990

 
 
 
 
The Baltic States: Years of Dependence, 1940-1990
Author: Romuald Misiunas - Rein Taagepera
ISBN 13: 9780520082281
ISBN 10: 520082281
Edition: First Edition, Expanded a
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1993-10-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: $39.95
 
 

In this updated edition of their renowned The Baltic States, Romuald Misiunas and Rein Taagepera bring the story of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia up to the 1990s. The authors describe and analyze how the Baltic nations survived fifty years of social disruption, language discrimination, and Russian colonialism. The nations' histories are fully integrated and compared, and some notable differences between them are pointed out.
With two new chapters, a revised preface, and an appendix on the end of Soviet domination, this expanded study covers a tumultuous period of political, economic, cultural, and ecological reform.