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Baltic Revolution Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the Path to Independence

ISBN-10: 0300060785

ISBN-13: 9780300060782

Edition: 2nd 1994 (Revised)

Authors: Anatol Lieven

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List price: $47.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
A Note on Names and Spellings
The Shape of the Land
Marsh and Forest
The Man-Made Landscape
The Baltic Cities
Peasant Peoples
Surviving the Centuries
The Ancient Baltic Peoples
The Christian Conquest
The Lithuanian Empire and the Union with Poland
The Baltic Provinces under the Russian Empire
Independence Won and Lost, 1918-40
The First Struggle for Independence
Economic and Social Consolidation
The Failure of Parliamentary Democracy, 1920-34
The Roots of Authoritarianism
Orphans of Versailles: Baltic Diplomacy, 1918-40
The Troglodyte International: The Soviet Impact on the Baltic
Conquest and 'Revolution'
The German Occupation
Resistance: The 'Forest Brothers'
Stalinism, Normalization, Stagnation
The Soviet Establishment: Past, Present and Future?
The Dissidents
Imagined Nations: Cycles of Cultural Rebirth
Folklore and Nationalism
The Creation of Language
Myth is History and History as Myth
Cultural Politics in the Reborn States
Lost Atlantises: The Half-Forgotten Nationalities of the Baltic
An Area of Mixed Settlement
The Baltic Germans
The Jerusalem of Lithuania
The Frontier of Poland
The Baltic Russians
A Question of Identity
The Baltic Russians through History
The List Stand of the Soviet Union
Defending the Legacy of Peter: The Soviet and Russian Military Presence
Kaliningrad and the Kaliningrad Question
The Independence Movements and their Successors, 1987-92
A Confusion of Terms
Rise of the National Movements, 1987-90
'Be Realistic: Ask the Impossible': The Declarations of Independence, 1990
The 'Bloody Events': January to August 1991
The Fragmentation of Politics and the Difficulties of Government: Lithuania
Ethnic Estonian Politics, 1990-92
Ethnic Latvian Politics, 1990-92
The Baltic Independence Movements and the Baltic Russians
Building on Ruins: The Recreation of the New States
The Baltic, Year Zero
Achieving Military Control
Industry and Energy
Privatization and Corruption
In the Scissors: Baltic Agriculture
The New Currencies
Banking on Chaos
The Church
Peoples Divided
Conclusion: The West and the Baltic States
Notes
Appendix 1: Historical Chronology, 3500 BC-1985 AD
Appendix 2: Contemporary Chronology 1985-92
Appendix 3: Baltic Demography and Geography
Appendix 4: The Soviet Baltic Economies on the Eve of the National Revolutions (1989-90)
Appendix 5: Biographical Guide to Political Figures 1988-92
Index