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The Baltic

A History

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HARDCOVER

$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674744103

Publication Date: 04/07/2015

Text

448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 halftones, 10 maps, 5 tables

World

  • Introduction: Trade and Cultures
  • 1. Vikings, Slavs, and Balts
  • 2. The Christian Mission and the Settlement of the Land
  • 3. The Hanseatic League and the Monarchies
  • 4. The Reformation and the Nordic Renaissance
  • 5. Swedish Dominance
  • 6. The Rise of Russia
  • 7. Nordic Romanticism
  • 8. Revolutions and New States
  • 9. Sovietization versus Welfare States
  • 10. Transformation and EU Integration
  • Conclusion
  • Place Name Concordance
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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