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By Michael North,Kenneth Kronenberg

From the Vikings to the european the Baltic has been a Nordic Mediterranean, a shared maritime quarter with certain styles of alternate, cultural trade, and clash. masking 1000 years in part of the globe the place seas are extra connective than land, Michael North’s evaluation transforms the way in which we expect approximately one of many world’s nice waterways.

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