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By Andrejs Plakans

this can be the 1st English-language quantity that brings the heritage of Latvia to the brink of the twenty-first century. till the re-establishment of Latvian independence in 1991, Soviet dominance served for almost fifty years to prevent ebook of any entire and goal old checklist of the zone. Plakans now locations the evolution and formation of the Latvian state in a balanced, ancient framework that stretches from the early medieval interval to the present.

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