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The radical right in interwar Estonia

Author: Andres Kasekamp
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Series: Studies in Russia and East Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is the first detailed English-language study of the politics of Estonia during its previous period of independence. It examines the unique case of the Estonian Veterans' League, which won an overwhelming majority in a national referendum for its constitutional amendment, creating a powerful presidency. The Veterans appeared set to triumph in the 1934 elections, but were thwarted by the establishment of an
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andres Kasekamp
ISBN: 0333732499 9780333732496 0312225989 9780312225988
OCLC Number: 42290323
Description: ix, 218 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The Emergence of Independent Estonia --
2. The Political Context --
3. Origins of the Estonian Radical Right --
4. The Constitutional Referenda --
5. 'A Bloodless National Revolution'? --
6. Ideology --
7. Organization --
8. Coup d'Etat --
9. Underground --
10. The Authoritarian Regime --
11. The Second World War --
12. A Regional Perspective.
Series Title: Studies in Russia and East Europe.
Responsibility: Andres Kasekamp.
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Using archival records, this text examines Estonian politics during the 1930s. It looks at the constitutional changes instigated by the Estonian Veteran's League, and their demise in 1934, with the  Read more...

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