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Historical Dictionary of Latvia, Hardback Book

Historical Dictionary of Latvia Hardback

Part of the Historical Dictionaries of Europe series



Latvia is located on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea.

After a brief period of independence between the two World Wars, Latvia was annexed by the USSR in 1940.

It reestablished its independence in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union.

Although the last Russian troops left in 1994. Latvia continues to revamp its economy for eventual integration into various Western European political and economic institutions.

Since May 2004 Latvia is a member of the European Union. This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Latvia contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography.

The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Latvia.


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