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Historical dictionary of Latvia

Historical dictionary of Latvia

Author: Aldis Purs; Andrejs Plakans
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Series: Historical dictionaries of Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
"Contains a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, and a dictionary section with more than 500 cross-referenced entries on aspects of Latvia."--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Purs, Aldis.
Historical dictionary of Latvia.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2016057086
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aldis Purs; Andrejs Plakans
ISBN: 9781538102206 153810220X 1538102218 9781538102213
OCLC Number: 965781431
Description: xxxii, 410 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Editor's foreword --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Reader's notes --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Chronology --
Introduction --
The dictionary --
Appendix 1. Past governments of the territory of contemporary Latvia --
Appendix 2. Government institutions, heads of state, and government, 1991- --
Appendix 3. Population by ethnicity, 1897 to 2011 --
Appendix 4. Population by ethnicity, January 2016.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Europe.
Responsibility: Aldis Purs and Andrejs Plakans.


This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Latvia contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries  Read more...


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In this third edition, historians Plakans, author of Baltic Facades, and Purs expand the content of the second edition by about 100 pages, which was over 200 pages longer than the first edition; both Read more...

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